03 Jan In U.K., Digital Entertainment Sales Over 1 Billion Pounds in 2012
Music, TV, film and game downloads fail to boost high street as physical sales fall 17.6%
By Mark Sweney
January 2, 2013
From The Guardian
But the growth in legal downloading was still not enough to offset the continuing decline of physical sales of CDs, DVDs and video games, which still account for 75% of the market, and plummeted by 17.6% last year, spelling further gloom for the high street.
Added together, the overall UK home entertainment market declined by 12% last year to £4.21bn.