Sainsbury’s to extend vinyl records into 67 more stores across the country

Sainsbury’s to extend vinyl records into 67 more stores across the country
Sainsbury’s to extend vinyl records into 67 more stores across the country

 

London, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following the success of the introduction of vinyl records in store earlier this year, Sainsbury’s will be extending the format into 67 more stores across the country. Records will now be available permanently in 238 stores and the range will be tripled from 20 to 60 titles. The new collection will launch in store on 14th October and will include a mix of contemporary and classic records along with 7 exclusive titles.

  • Vinyl records will be available in 238 stores from 14th October, with range of records tripling from 20 to 60 titles
  • New collection features titles including Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here, David BowieBlackstar, and Sainsbury’s exclusive editions from Madonna, Michael Buble, and Jethro Tull
  • Sainsbury’s now accounting for over 80% of the total grocery vinyl market

Following the success of the introduction of vinyl records in store earlier this year, Sainsbury’s will be extending the format into 67 more stores across the country. Records will now be available permanently in 238 stores and the range will be tripled from 20 to 60 titles. The new collection will launch in store on 14th October and will include a mix of contemporary and classic records along with 7 exclusive titles.

Sainsbury’s began selling vinyl in March this year for the first time since the 1980s and has been a huge success, selling over 81,000 records to date, with the best performing album Fleetwood Mac ‘Rumours’, selling 5,500 units year to date.

The new collection includes Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here and David Bowie Blackstar in addition to limited edition coloured vinyl exclusives such as Frankie Goes to Hollywood,Welcome to The Pleasure Dome (£20), Madonna, Like a Prayer (£16) and Jethro Tull, Aqua Lung (£18).   From 21st October, Sainsbury’s will also be taking an exclusive silver coloured edition of Michael Buble’s new album ‘Nobody But Me’.

Sean Cowland, Sainsbury’s Music Buyer said: “Following on from the unprecedented success we’ve seen since adding vinyl to our offer in March, we’ve extended the range to give our customers even more choice.  We’ve seen incredible sales from timeless classics such as The Beatles, Pink Floyd, and Fleetwood Mac, but also a more leftfield selection, like N.WA and The Smiths.  By increasing the range, we can offer our customer a larger choice to enjoy in our stores.”

The full list of albums, which will be on sale in 238 stores across the UK, is as follows:

Artist Title Cost
AMY WINEHOUSE BACK TO BLACK £14.00
ARCTIC MONKEYS AM £20.00
BEATLES SGT PEPPERS LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND £16.00
BEATLES REVOLVER £16.00
BEATLES BEATLES £25.00
BEATLES RUBBER SOUL £16.00
BOB DYLAN BLONDE ON BLONDE £20.00
BOB DYLAN HIGHWAY 61 REVISTED £18.00
BOB MARLEY LEGEND £16.00
CURE DISINTEGRATION £18.00
CURTIS MAYFIELD SUPERFLY £16.00
DAVID BOWIE BLACKSTAR £20.00
DAVID BOWIE NOTHING HAS CHANGED £20.00
DAVID BOWIE HUNKY DORY £16.00
DAVID BOWIE ALADDIN SANE £18.00
DEPECHE MODE VIOLATOR VINYL £18.00
DIRE STRAITS BROTHERS IN ARMS £20.00
DR DRE 2001 £16.00
EAGLES THEIR GREATEST HITS 1971-1975 £14.00
EAGLES HOTEL CALIFORNIA £12.00
ELO ALL AROUND THE WORLD £20.00
ELO OUT OF THE BLUE £20.00
ELVIS PRESLEY PLATINUM COLLECTION £15.00
FLEETWOOD MAC RUMOURS £12.00
FLEETWOOD MAC GREATEST HITS £14.00
FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD WELCOME TO THE PLEASUREDOME £20.00
GUNS N’ ROSES APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION £16.00
IRON MAIDEN NUMBER OF THE BEAST £16.00
JEFF BUCKLEY GRACE £18.00
JETHRO TULL AQUA LUNG £18.00
JOY DIVISION UNKNOWN PLEASURES £14.00
KILLERS HOT FUSS £16.00
LED ZEPPELIN LED ZEPPELIN IV £14.00
LED ZEPPELIN LED ZEPPELIN £14.00
MADONNA LIKE A PRAYER £16.00
MADONNA TRUE BLUE £16.00
NIRVANA IN UTERO £14.00
NIRVANA NEVERMIND £14.00
NWA STRAIGHT OUTTA  COMPTON £16.00
OASIS (WHAT’S THE STORY) MORNING GLORY? (REMASTERED) £20.00
OASIS DEFINITELY MAYBE (REMASTERED) £20.00
OST PULP FICTION £14.00
PINK FLOYD WISH YOU WERE HERE £18.00
PINK FLOYD THE WALL £25.00
PINK FLOYD MEDDLE £18.00
PRIMAL SCREAM SCREAMADELICA £20.00
PRINCE SIGN O TIMES £14.00
PRINCE PURPLE RAIN OST £14.00
RAMONES RAMONES £14.00
SEX PISTOLS NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS £16.00
STEVIE WONDER INNERVISIONS £16.00
TALK TALK SPIRIT OF EDEN £18.00

Press Enquiries please contact:
press_office@sainsburys.co.uk
020 7695 7295.

Source: Sainsbury

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