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Vinyl remains in resurgence as consumers continue to show an appetite for the traditional analog format. But demand is stretching the industry to the limit and established vinyl pressers are struggling to keep pace.


  • There are, however, plenty of signs of innovation on the manufacturing side as fresh blood is drawn to the business. The age-old format might also be in line for an HD upgrade.

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  • Details the current resurgence in global vinyl sales with a forecast for retail sales through to 2020.
  • Considers what will be required to maintain the resurgence in the age-old format.

Key questions answered

  • How much did consumers spend on vinyl last year?
  • What share of consumer spending on physical formats will be accounted for by vinyl in 2020?

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  • Summary
  • The resurgence of the vinyl format continues
  • UK revival led by younger music buyers
  • Manufacturing initiatives to maintain the momentum


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