Only 8% of Albums Sold in 2010 were from Indie Retailers

That figure is according to Nielsen Soundscan, who found that only 8% of albums sold in 2010 were through independent retailers. Big box stores like WalMart, Best Buy, and Target accounted for 56% of sales. The stat I think I found the most interesting is that only 7% of album sales were physical albums ordered online from Amazon and the like. Click here to read the full story.