Are three buzz phrases enough to capture the excitement of anecdotal evidence of retail's return? Maybe so but I think it's truly exciting that the vinyl resurgence has helped fuel both new sales of physical music (especially vinyl and CDs) and the opening of new retail outlets that sell music as part of a larger experience. UK-retailer HMV is reporting a successful comeback with a wide range of in-store events while Josey Records is an example of a new indie retailer in Texas that aims to be a "cultural center around music." While we can't give the vinyl resurgence all...

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