NARM Fetes Universal Music and Video Distribution14 Mar, 2002 By: Hive News
Universal Music and Video Distribution is Distributor of the Year as named by the National Association of Recording Merchandisers, it was announced at their 44rt Annual Convention.
The award honors outstanding distinction and achievement in areas of communication; employees and employee programs; marketing and promotion; standard of business dealings; order fulfillment; shipping and handling; support of industry programs and events; and awards and achievements received in the last twelve months.
"This is the second year in a row we've received this great honor and to be acknowledged again by the retail industry is fantastic," said Jim Urie, president of Universal Music and Video Distribution. "We work hard not only for our artists and labels but the community of retailers who sell our records. We couldn't be more proud."
Universal Music and Video Distribution handles the distribution and sales for such labels as The Universal/Motown Records Group, The Island/Def Jam Music Group, Roadrunner, Interscope, Geffen, A&M Records, MCA Records, MCA Nashville, Universal South, Lost Highway, Mercury Nashville, The Verve Music Group, Universal Classics, Universal Music Latino, Universal Music Enterprises, Univision Music Group, DreamWorks, Disa, ABKCO, Hollywood, Lideres Entertainment, Lyric Street, Northsound, RMM, Thump, Varese Sarabande, Walt Disney and Viva Discos as well as theatrical video from Universal Studios.