Andalucia to limit sales season and opening hours

Two years ago, a new national law gave stores more powers to decide when to hold sales. Previously, the regional governments would establish sales seasons, and outside of those seasons, sales were illegal. The same law extended opening hours and Sunday openings. But the Director General of Commerce for the Junta de Andalucia, María del Carmen Cantero, has decided to roll back the times and once again establish strict controls over when sales can be Continue reading Andalucia to limit sales season and opening hours

Spanish CD sales at an all time low

So it turns out that to get your CD into the Spanish Christmas top 40, you only had to sell 500 copies this year. To get into the top 10 during the peak sale week of between the 9th and 15th of December, you only had to sell 2,000 copies… and the number one spot was taken with sales of just 8,500 copies. That’s physical sales and digital downloads. This isn’t an indication of an Continue reading Spanish CD sales at an all time low