The State Of Global Music Retailing
...every continent with the exception of Antarctica. Collectively this group, which excludes U.S.-based companies, had 2017 revenues of approximately $5.7 billion, representing about 60% of global music products revenues outside the U.S. Despite vast cultural, political, and economic differences in the 44 countries covered in this report, the retailers we rank have much in common. There are some obvious differences in scale, with Muskihaus Thomann of Germany topping the list with revenues of $954 million, contrasted with several dozen retailers that barely crack the $1 million dollar mark. The roster also includes internet-only retailers like India’s Bajaao Music and piano specialists like Pianos Daude of France, as well as scores of brick-and-mortar m.i. retailers.
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