NPD: iTunes The Top Selling Retailer
April 3, 2008 at 3:54 PM (PT)
APPLE announced that, judging by sales in JANUARY and FEBRUARY, its iTUNES store has surpassed WAL-MART as the best-selling music retailer in the U.S. The sales data was compiled by the NPD Group.
"We launched iTUNES less than five years ago, and it has now become the number one music retailer in the world," said iTUNES VP EDDY CUE. "We are thrilled, and would like to thank all of our customers for helping us reach this incredible milestone."
With over 50 million customers, iTUNES has sold over four billion songs and features the world's largest music catalog of over six million songs.