Message from Fish Advantageous Music in Sydney City Corridor:
It’s with a lot remorse that we announce the closure of our retailer in City Corridor, scheduled for 21st December.
We are going to nonetheless be taking buyer orders till seventh December and proceed with new releases till 20th November.
It has been an awesome pleasure to satisfy and serve so many like-minded, great clients. As that is the top of an period, we glance again on so a few years of being a part of what was such a vibrant business.
Many will ask why we’re closing and it’s briefly that document corporations proceed month-to-month to delete lots of of titles in favour of streaming. The problem this causes for us in getting common and constant provide, together with the vagaries of releases and distribution, have made retail simply too tough. Because the final Classical retailer, shoplifting has reached such a stage that we’re unable to cowl the losses on the margins we work underneath.
Whereas CDs have loved over 30 years of success as the principle supply of music distribution, streaming has now changed it and can proceed to develop. It too will change, however ‘Will or not it’s right here in its present type in years to come back?’ is the query.
Gathering albums in bodily type nonetheless stays the most secure guess to me, however the Cloud is shaping as much as be a secure storage centre and is ready to be the long run for collectors.
Extra to come back on that observe.
Within the meantime…
Because the final specialist classical retail retailer in Australia, we will have a celebration on the 21st December at 12pm to have a good time our 50 years as a retailer of music and 35 years as a classical specialist. We hope lots of our loyal clients who, together with our workers, have been a part of our pleasant organisation for therefore many many years will be part of us for recollections and a drink.
Be careful for plenty of gross sales and offers as we put together one final hoorah.