Digital media sales racked up their slowest quarter in quite some time in the second quadrant of this year, with iTunes sales down 7 per cent, Strategy Analytics claims.
The latest report from the research team reveals revenue growth for Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Apple (in its music related products and services, aka iTunes, category), and AOL saw an overall 0.8 per cent slowdown quarter on quarter, down from 3.3 per cent in the previous quarter and 3.4 per cent in the same period last year, Rafat Ali writes. Google was the only one of the five to see improved revenues. Continue reading →
The Strategy Analytics Wireless Media Lab has released its latest report, exploring use of iTunes as a mobile music store.
Sure, now, we know that right now the only way you’re going to be able to buy music through your iPhone is via the iTunes Store for WiFi, and while the App Store lets you purchase products over the 3G connection, we’re not convinced iTunes qualifies as a mobile shop just yet.
Though we do think it will. Continue reading →