“Adele’s upcoming album, ’25,’ won’t be sold in Apple’s retail stores, sources confirmed to The Post on Thursday,” Claire Atkinson reports for The NY Post.

“Her reps had pitched the idea of Apple selling the album in its retail stores as part of a larger $30 million album- and tour-sponsorship deal,” Atkinson reports. “But Apple has said no to the retail idea, sources said.”

Atkinson reports, “A deluxe version of ’25’ is being sold exclusively in Target stores, however.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Of course Apple won’t. Along with CDs, Apple Retail Stores also won’t be selling buggy whips, wax cylinders, or typewriters. Apple sells (and leases) music in modern, not archaic, ways, Adele reps.

Adele’s reps push for $30 million pact with Apple as Rihanna inks $25 million sponsorship deal with Samsung – October 29, 2015

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]