Tag Archives: retail

Spotify & Apple Name The Orchard As A Preferred Partner!

Apple Music and Spotify recently shared recommended partner lists to inform labels and artists of reputable distributors who deliver music to their platforms. The Orchard is very excited to share that we are the ONLY distributor to top both lists with Prefe...

The Orchard Ventures To Nashville For The 2018 Music Biz Conference

Music Biz wrapped on May 17th after four days of panels, meetings and some good ol' fashion Nashville fun. Since our last visit The Orchard announced the expansion of our Nashville team with Jess Phelps as our new General Manager. It was a very exciting wee...

Apple Music Refresh, Apple Music Best Practices Refresh

Last week, Apple released its new iOS 10 and with it, the new version of Apple Music we've been waiting for. Never ones to wait when we can dive in full steam, we've gone through its sleek new interface and updated our Apple Music Best Practices accordingly...

Ch-Ch-Changes in the Physical Music Retail Landscape

You've heard it before: the only constant in life is change. Adapt and survive. Darwinian selection has always been an active force in the music business since the beginning. And those of us who live in NYC and work at The Orchard, see it every day. "The Fo...

6 Best Practices to Master Apple Music

We hope everyone has been enjoying Apple Music and exploring all of its exciting features. As with all new friends, it takes a little bit of time to get to know and understand how best to work with. To help, here are 6 Best Practices that you can follow to ...

Work Your Spot on the iTunes Charts

In an effort to better represent chart placements on both iTunes and Apple Music, the music store and streaming service have recently made some changes to their chart rules. With these come changes to best practices when it comes to pre-orders, instant grat...