The NPD Group just sent out some interesting statistics, based on a study conducted by its music-tracking service.
"In 2008, 87 percent of digital-music buyers in the U.S. used iTunes to download music, versus just 16 percent who used Amazon MP3," according to a spokesman for the research group. (Those surveyed could list more than one store.)
On the face of it, the study's numbers don't sound so bad.
Russ Crupnick, an NPD analyst agreed that they should encourage Amazon. For one, the online retailer's music store is in second place only 18 months … Read more