Kaiser Chiefs Want Fans to Sell Records - and Make Money

Then the group came up with an idea: go into business with its fans by recruiting them as salesmen. Starting Friday, anyone who buys a digital copy of a new Kaiser Chiefs album, priced at £7.50, gets the option of selling downloads directly to others online at the same price. For each transaction, the seller collects one pound (about $1.64), making it possible to turn a profit on the initial purchase.. via online.wsj.com

Then the group came up with an idea: go into business with its fans by recruiting them as salesmen. Starting Friday, anyone who buys a digital copy of a new Kaiser Chiefs album, priced at £7.50, gets the option of selling downloads directly to others online at the same price. For each transaction, the seller collects one pound (about $1.64), making it possible to turn a profit on the initial purchase..