Record Store Day – Record Label Code of Conduct

 

Record Store Day

Record Label Code of Conduct

 

1. All RSD product must be notified to ERA if possible 4 weeks upfront of RSD.

2. RSD product must be exclusive in nature and only available through RSD stores, as notified to you by ERA. For the avoidance of doubt product which has previously been widely available the UK or another territory is not deemed to be exclusive.

3. RSD product should be manufactured in a reasonable quantity. Anything under 500 units may be deemed inadmissible to RSD unless there are valid grounds for inclusion.

4. RSD product must be of sufficiently appropriate quality to be considered for RSD. Proposed exclusive product must be authorised for inclusion in RSD by ERA’s nominated representatives. If they deem the product unsuitable it will not be authorised for inclusion

5. All product info and artwork to be provided to ERA in the attached format, otherwise this will lead to delays in inclusion on the website

6. Any stock left over after RSD must be first offered to RSD retailers

7. Stock may be offered to non RSD retailers only 7 days after the event ie the Saturday following RSD

8. No label may sell product on their own D2C platform until 4 weeks following RSD

9. Record labels are asked to copy ERA in on any PR in relation to RSD product or artists

 

Signed by…………………………………………………………………..

 

On behalf of………………………………………………………………

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