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Columbia House to Relaunch as Vinyl Subscription Service | Rolling Stone.

Four months after declaring bankruptcy, mail-order retailer Columbia House thinks they have uncovered a path to solvency: Vinyl. Hoping to capitalize on the record fad, Columbia House’s new owner announced plans to revive the company as a vinyl-only delivery service. Columbia House got out of the music business entirely in 2010; since then, they’ve operated as a DVD marketplace.

Columbia House will find some competition in the burgeoning vinyl resurgence from membership clubs like VNYL and Vinyl Me, Please.

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From what we understand streaming and vinyl were the growth markets for music in 2015 and at CES there were more “retro” tech plays like record players than ever (this one is from Sony).

Expect to see a big ole’ Kickstarter for the best ever made record player in 2016.