Wal-Mart Gives Up on MP3s

By  |  Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 4:19 pm

If you were one of the biggest sellers of CDs in America and saw the digital revolution coming, would you go into the online music business? Of course you would. And Walmart did. But now it’s closing its MP3 store, which distinguished itself mostly by selling tracks for a few pennies under Apple’s price.

Walmart’s neat Vudu streaming movie service–which, full disclosure, my wife has done work for in the past–remains available.

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