Upset About Beyonce Going Digital, Target Refuses To Stock New Album
Credit: Spin
December 18, 2013

Via Techdirt:

As you may have heard, Beyonce took much of the music world by surprise by launching her new album on iTunes only with no buildup. It was an incredibly successful promotion, garnering a ton of sales, and showing that she recognizes that digital is where the music world is these days. However, in a show of pure spite and jealousy, retailer Target responded by saying that it won't sell her physical CD once it comes out, because they don't want to encourage this sort of "going digital" behavior:


"At Target we focus on offering our guests a wide assortment of physical CDs, and when a new album ...

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