Wal-Mart Closing MP3 Store

Digital Music News is reporting that after 7 years, Wal-Mart is closing its online MP3 store on Aug 29.

In an effort to compete with Apple’s iTunes store, Wal-Mart began offering digital music in 2003 at more competitive and lower price points. However, Wal-Mart was never successful at taking significant market share away from iTunes.

According to the article, a certified letter was recently sent to distribution and licensing partners, and shared exclusively with Digital Music News.

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