ERA - Entertainment Retailers Association
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ERA Manifesto

Shaping the Future of Entertainment

Political parties, Pressure groups and charities have long published manifestos. Until now, the UK's entertainment retailers and digital entertainment services have done without.

So does entertainment retailing need a manifesto, a statement of principles, a vision for the future?

We believe so. Music, video and games is a significant business, not just economically where sales are currently in excess of £5.6bn a year, but also culturally.

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About ERA

Welcome to the Entertainment Retailers Association Website. ERA represents retailers who sell entertainment products such as recorded music, DVD's and games (multimedia).

Established in 1988, the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) is the UK trade body representing the interests of physical and digital retailers of entertainment such as music, video and video games, a market worth over £5billion per annum.

ERA now represents over 90% of the of the UK's entertainment retail market and acts as a forum for the physical and digital retail and wholesale sectors of the music, video and videogames industries.

ERA News

ERA publishes newsletters to its members every quarter, as well as regular news items and anti-piracy news.

Number of independent record shops reaches a 5 year high
Experiential shops and mixing old and new key to success
8 Apr 2015
Retailers Launch Manifesto for Growth
The Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA), representing the UK’s physical and digital retailers of music, video and games today unveiled a Mani...
24 Feb 2015
ERA Blog

Find out what is happening within the industry by reading our Blog.

Kim Bayley on why ERA is backing Monday as the optimum day for music releases
Gut reaction and an unswerving conviction that you are right may be an admirable trait in an A&R man, but it fails to cut the mustard in...
27 Nov 2014
Steve Redmond on the real story behind that controversial speech on copyright
It would be true to say that ERA DG Kim Bayley's speech on copyright and licensing last week was not received with unalloyed joy by the musi...
30 Jun 2014
Government appoints Marcus Jones MP as new high streets minister http://t.co/WrEyUX9ae8
22 May 15
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