Soul-searching: music industry under pressure to reignite growth
Global CD sales are tumbling, and it’s changing the face of the global music industry. The business is eyeing new ways to make money, and some are hoping rock festivals and live events will become the new cash cow.
In recent years, a growing number of corporate giants have invested in private humanitarian funds such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation or the Clinton Global Initiative. But is mixing business and aid really a good thing?
France has 71 competitiveness clusters where companies, research centres and training organisations work together on innovative projects. FRANCE 24 Reporters went to Vegepolys, a cluster specialised in plants in central France.
In less than a decade, the digital revolution has changed the face of the music industry forever. The birth of '360°' companies lead to a new way of conceiving and consuming music. Beyond Business investigates this new trend.