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Indies Artists Asked To Pay $250 To Sell At Best Buy - hypebot



Independent artists who want their CD's stocked in their local Best Buy stores are being told to pay a $250 non-refundable upfront fee and to use a preferred vendor, the RegionalCD.net division of J Distribution Best Buy's official web site instructs indie and regional artists: "If you are ready to take your band to the next level, find out more by visiting RegionalCD.net." On that site, founded by a "former regional buyer for Best Buy," artists are told to send a J Distribution a CD for review. If selected, the first shipment must be accomponied by a $250 non-refundable "start-up...
Indies Artists Asked To Pay $250 To Sell At Best Buy - hypebot

If you're still doing physical cds, maybe this might be a part of your distribution strategy. Just throwing it out there.