DISTRIBUTION SELECT OVERVIEW
□ Distribution Select is Canada’s largest independent music and video distributor. Its vast and diverse catalogue is continually enriched by virtue of exclusive distribution contracts with over 170 different partners among which Beggars Banquet, 4AD, XL, Matador, Oscilloscope, Wagram, Innovative Leisure, Dare to Care, Bonsound,Spectra Musique and Musicor (in-house label).
□ With head office in Montreal and branch office in Toronto and representatives in major Canadian cities, Distribution Select markets its products to retailers across the country, accompanying them with high-powered advertising campaigns and promotions. It also provides producers with coast to coast access to a vast network of marketing, merchandising, sales and promotion services.
□ Over the years, Distribution Select has developed in-depth knowledge of the Canadian entertainment market, and matchless expertise in its specific industry segment.
□ As a division of Quebecor Media, Distribution Select is also able to rapidly and efficiently access an extended range of expertise in retail sales, Internet, publishing and TV broadcasting.
□ Quebecor is one Canada’s largest media companies. It delivers services such as analog and digital broadcasting; cable and wireless telephone; Internet access; newspaper, magazine and book publishing; and the distribution and retailing of a wide array of cultural products. http://www.quebecor.com
Facts and a few numbers
□ Select Records is founded in 1947,
□ Select became Distribution Select in 1982
□ Customer base includes coverage with traditional and mass merch account as well as indies (mom and pop businesses)
□ Archambault,Renaud-Bray, Amazon.ca , Costco, Future Shop / Best Buy, Anderson (Wal-Mart) ,Jean-Coutu, Korvette, Giant Tigers are all set up with Select
SELECT DIGITAL OVERVIEW
Select Digital is Distribution Select’s solution for digital distribution. Our mission is to be the most important distributor of digital content in Canada in the cultural and entertainment industries. We distribute more than 450 labels.
•Among Select Digital’s clients are web retailers iTunes, 7digital, HMV Digital, and streaming platforms such as Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, Google Play, and YouTube for audio and optimised video content management
Select Digital in action for you
•Editorial pitch for digital retailers
•Weekly scheduled presentation with iTunes and bi-weekly presentation with Spotify
•Regular and direct contact with all our digital retailers
•Optimized video content management (YouTube)
•Digital marketing support
Our sales tracking and analysis plateform
•With LabelCamp (via IDOL, our technical partner) our sales tracking interfaces are extremely ergonomic. They offer quick and intuitive navigation, daily sales tracking on main platforms and comprehensive analysis of financial revenues.
•The daily sales tracking interface Trends, allows labels to follow their downloads and streamings on main platforms in a very precise way and to analyse the effects of all promotional activities (concerts, TV and radio broadcasts etc…) or marketing campaigns in real time.
•The Sales interface is fed by official financial reporting documents from the digital stores and makes it possible to comprehensive analysis of all revenues generated from digital distribution
Distribution Select: the strength of teamwork,
a culture of independence