Out with the new, and in with the old! - Blog - 98.3 MAX FM
June 11, 2021 | by: chadwilcox

Out with the new, and in with the old!

Do you know what saw a sales increase during the height of the pandemic? I mean, besides sweatpants. And office chairs. And pizza. The answer I’m looking for is vinyl records. Although many stores were closed during the early part of the pandemic, people were listening to records at home and boosting online and curbside pickup sales of vinyl. Vinyl record sales soared in 2020, growing 29 per cent to $626 million and surpassing compact discs in sales revenue. Audio cassettes, of all things, are also seeing renewed interest. I guess the old adage is wrong. It’s not, out with the old and in with the new. It’s out with the new and in with the old!
If you’d like to read more be sure to check out this yahoo news article.