Wal-Mart Stores plans to close its MP3 download store at the end of the month after spending years as an also-ran to Apple's iTunes.
The retailer giant recently informed distribution and licensing partners of the impending closure in a letter first reported by the Digital Music News blog:
After eight years in business, the Walmart Music Downloads Store located at mp3.walmart.com will close on August 28, 2011. All content in the Store will be disabled and no longer available for download from the store.
The sale of physical record music products on Walmart.com as well as … Read more