The Week: Media News - Woolies to sell hits online

Woolworths is to launch its own online music store at the same time as it stops selling CD singles in its shops from August.

The retailer will continue to sell singles for special events, such as the winner of shows like The X Factor. The new online shop, woolworthsdownload.com, will sell the top ten tracks for 59p for the first week the site is live and other tracks for 77p.