Best Buy will stop selling CDs at all stores

FILE PHOTO: A man shops for music at a Best Buy store.
FILE PHOTO: A man shops for music at a Best Buy store.

Credit: Spencer Platt

Credit: Spencer Platt

Best Buy will stop selling CDs in stores this year.

The consumer electronics store recently announced it will pull CDs from its stores by July due to a major drop in sales, Billboard reported. Target could also make a similar move as consumers gravitate toward music streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music.

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More than 800 million CDs were sold in the United States in 2001, but that number has decreased to about 89 million, according to Consequence of Sound.

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