Monday, September 22, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
EMC In Merger Talks With Other Companies: reports
HTC To Make Next Google Nexus tablet: report
MediaTek Unveils LinkIt Platform to Support Wearable and IoT Device Creation
Apple iPhone Sales Top 10 Million
VESA Puts DisplayPort Into New USB Type-C Connector
Corsair Unleashes Gaming RGB Keyboards, RGB Mice, and Headsets
Microsoft Pushes Back Xbox One Debut In China
New Oculus 'Crescent Bay' Headset Announced
Active Discussions
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > 7-Eleve...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, March 28, 2005
7-Eleven to test sale of music downloads


Convenience store operator 7-Eleven Inc. plans to test selling music downloads this year as it looks for ways to cash in on the booming demand for portable digital content.

James Keyes said selling digital content, including music, could provide a good growth opportunity as sales of portable gadgets such as Apple Computer Inc.'s Customers should be able to walk into a 7-Eleven store to burn their favorite songs onto a CD or download content onto their portable music player, Keyes told a Merrill Lynch retailing and consumer products industry conference here.

"We think in 10 years this could be a significant opportunity," said Keyes on the prospect to download movies.

7-Eleven, which operates or franchises about 5,800 stores in the United States and Canada and licenses about 22,000 more in 17 other countries, would also want to tap into the movie downloading business, but not until it had the technology to download a full feature-length movie in just two minutes or less, he said.

Last year leading specialty coffee retailer Starbucks Corp. (SBUX.O: Quote, Profile, Research) launched a music service in 45 of its U.S. stores that allows customers to burn songs onto CDs while they wait for their favorite foamy coffee drinks.

From Reuters



Previous
Next
Iomega Launches 40 GB Mini HDD        All News        Sony ordered to pay $90 million, halt game sales
ST's New Set-Top Box Chip Lowers Cost for STB Makers     Consumer Electronics News      Panasonic Introduces Its First DVD Car Navigation System In China

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .