UK Retailer Woolworths Kills Off CD Singles, Focuses On Downloads

The days of browsing your local Woolies for the latest Top 40 tracks are over – the ailing entertainment retailer, a household name for 99 years, is to stop stocking CD singles from August. In place, it’s relaunched Woolworths Download – a RealNetworks-powered music, video, games and mobile content store.

Woolworths commercial director Jim Batchelor: