Coffee Spills

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Tuesday, December 21, 2004

Starbucks music sales boost Ray Charles to #2

According to Lorcan Dempsey's blog, "The Wall St Journal reports that Ray Charles' Genius loves company was strongly assisted to a No 2 chart spot by sales in Starbuck's (September 9, 2004; Page B3). In fact Starbuck's accounted for 30% of its sales. The story quoted a music executive as saying that this reached an older audience who felt disenfranchised by existing music channels."


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