Cashbox Economics: CD Jukes vs Digital

July 17, 2007 by

It’s no secret that operators are struggling to make money on their routes these days. The oft-asked question is, “Where will the next Pac Man come from?” The reality is that music is still profitable, and digital downloading jukeboxes seem to be the closest thing to “the next Pac Man” that the industry has currently. […]

The Long Tail

June 11, 2007 by

You may be familiar with “The Long Tail.” It’s an economic observation made by Chris Anderson of Wired magazine and popularized in a Wired article and a book of the same name. The theory can be applied to the jukebox route in a couple of ways. Anderson observes that in the new digital economy, as […]