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Indie Labels Hit By London Riots

A major distribution center operated by Sony has been destroyed in London, England.

The three story building, in which CDs and DVDs from indie labels XL Recordings, 4AD, Beggars, Pias, Domino and Rough Trade were stored, was burned down according to Billboard.

Pias is a major independent music distributor, representing 150 labels. They also distribute DVDs and games.

Amazon Wants Canadian Distribution Center

Online retailer Amazon.com is considering a distribution center in Canada according to The Globe And Mail.

The online retailer currently operates Amazon.ca via a Canada Post subsidiary and hopes to pass on their savings in operating a “fulfillment center” in Canada.