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you got served
there are many 'virgin islands'
on the virgin label and probably helped him start up, heed this warning kids, you buy a relatively small label record and create a monster, one can only shudder at the thought of what Brainlove might turn into one day
a bit irnoic in that when Woolworths UK moves into to cd distribution in order to try and temporarily boost it's rate of profit (everyone knows the rate of profit shows a historical tendency to decline; one company comes up with an innovation to boost their rate of profit, this temporarily works as other companies are yet to use the same or similar innnovation, however they all play catch up with the first ccmpany to stablise their rate of profit which is falling as they don't yet have this latest efficency innovation. This leads to the advantge the first capitalist had being wiped out along with all the dead labour invested into the innovation and so the cycle starts over again, each time the rate of profit becoming lower and lower as the amount of dead labour rises). Problem is that it starts distributing to Zavvi which then starts to undercut Woolworths prices on the same cds as they have economies of scale on their side compared to Woolworths in terms of number of cds ordered and the fact they are a dedicated music and entertainment store means they could probably run a few loss leaders as well. End result, lost business for Woolworths combined with a decline in chart and commercial cd sales full stop is massive loss in profits and competitors which it supplied to doing considerably better. The final bit of delicious irony is that demise of Woolworths contributes to eventual demise fo Zavvi!
There's plenty of bargains to be had in there already on DVDs and albums. I got the Lykke Li album for £3.99, and Peep Show series 1-5 for £15. Might be worth going in there after Christmas and pillaging some more albums
Much as I buy lots of things online, you still need actual shops occasionally to rummage around in and find things you'd otherwise have to hunt down by name online. Plus it gives HMV no competition on the high street. Best go complete my Wire and South Park DVD collections before it's gone then...