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World's Biggest Record Seller Revealed

Urban Outfitters claims it's the world's biggest vinyl seller
Urban Outfitters claims it's the world's biggest vinyl seller
Urban Outfitters has stated it's the world's biggest record seller.

The Chief Administrative Officer of the clothing, homewares and lifestyle brand, Calvin Hollinger, said "Music is very, very important to the Urban customer. In fact, we are the world's number one vinyl seller."

Sales of vinyl are steadily rising, with 6.1 million albums sold last year, the highest since 1991. UO have over 100 vendors who supply their records, and it's been said that they sell more vinyl LPs a year than Amazon.

The international chain is one of the only large global stores to sell vinyl records, which could account for it's 'world's number one' title. It still has a way to go to conquer the market completely, with 64% of vinyl sales coming from independent record stores, a fact celebrated annually by Record Store Day.

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By Alice Thomson

Posted on 25 Sep 2014 11:38 to category : Music News

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