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And MP3.com Rolls On

MP3.com Inc. has upgraded its retail music software to enhance customized music and messaging content.

Retail User Interface 2.0 is a Web-enabled software that provides businesses and value-added resellers (VARs) with increased store-grouping ability, allowing users to "cluster" retail establishments for greater control of music and messaging content.

The new version provides users with an enhanced ability to direct specific advertising and messaging to a single or defined group of stores. Additionally, enhancements have been made to improve remote diagnosis and repair.

"The release of this upgrade demonstrates an ongoing commitment to leveraging our technology and software infrastructure to offer retailers the most efficient, cost-effective and customizable retail music and messaging tool available," said Michael Robertson, chairman and chief executive officer of MP3.com."This application allows our retail customers to move and manage large amounts of data easily and efficiently."

The software complements MP3.com's recently launched Retail Music Program, which is a subscription music service that allows retail outlets and businesses to centrally manage and distribute in-store music, messaging and advertising while customizing playlists utilizing certain music from the MP3.com music catalog from any Web-enabled device.