Solid increase in domestic sales in July
The latest sales figures from IFPI Norway show that both physical as well as digital sales are growing on the Norwegian market. Overall sales grew with a healthy 15% in July compared to last year.
Sales of physical units grew with 5% compared to 2008 figures while digital downloads grew with 78%.
Total sales so far in 2009 amounts to 3,6m physical units shifted, resulting in a NOK 232m turnover. 4,3m digital units have been downloaded and 168m streams generated resulting in a NOK 48m turnover.
Compared to 2008, this represents a 2% reduction in overall sales.