EMI Music, Welk Music Group ink deal

EMI will handle Welk's sales, distribution

NEW YORK -- EMI Music and Welk Music Group have signed a distribution deal. The major will handle sales and distribution services for Welk's digital and physical releases. The deal covers all territories.

The pact also covers licensing and synchronization services, which EMI will provide on a nonexclusive basis.

Welk Music Group includes labels such as Vanguard, Sugar Hill and Ranwood.