Posts Tagged: physical distribution

The Best Kind Of Summer Camp


The independent retail community gathered together last week to celebrate the annual event the physical business created ten years ago, Record Store Day. Over two hundred store owners and staffers met in New Orleans to network, socialize and party at RSD Summer Camp. Along for the ride were supplier attendees from record labels, audio and video distribution… Read more »

Physical Sales Are In Full Bloom


With over 30 new releases over the past four weeks, it’s been a busy season for physical sales! Interestingly enough, some of our best sellers have come from releases of older archival recordings and secondary genres like comedy and classical. With collectables, bundles, multiple discs and more, it is clear, the physical world is a unique but… Read more »

Welcome, Clint N.!


Introducing, Clint Newsom, Software Engineer, Physical Distribution Hi, my name is Clint Newsom and I’m joining The Orchard as a Software Engineer on the Physical Distribution team. I’ve worked in software development professionally since 2008 and have developed web applications for a number of New York institutions including the American Museum of Natural History, The… Read more »

Music Biz Meets The Music City


The annual Music Biz convention rocked the town of Nashville just a few short weeks ago. Overall the vibe was positive as many physical retailers report increased sales, primarily due to music consumer’s appetite for vinyl releases. In response many stores are devoting more shelf and floor space to 12 inch records. Retailers like Newbury Comics… Read more »

Case Study: Jacob Collier “In My Room”


GOALS The term “prodigy” is thrown around pretty often these days when speaking about young talent. However, when Quincy Jones calls you one of his “favourite young artists on the planet,” you have the real deal on your hands. This is precisely the case for jazz multi-instrumentalist Jacob Collier. Launching his career on YouTube, Jacob… Read more »