Guns N' Roses Sales Drop, Is It Best Buy's Fault?
Maybe they should have gone with Walmart! Just ask Billboard. Here is a part of their report: Some executives suggested that the initial projections for "Chinese Democracy" were out of whack with reality, considering that Wal-Mart has 4,200 stores selling music while Best Buy only has about 950 stores.
But many others say that Best Buy simply didn't promote "Chinese Democracy" as much as Wal-Mart pushed "Black Ice." And while no one expected the consumer electronics chain to duplicate Wal-Mart's store-within-a-store strategy for Guns N' Roses, about half of the executives interviewed for this story said they had a hard time finding "Democracy" at their local Best Buy. [we had a hard time finding a "local" Best Buy] - more on this story
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