Record Retailer was a trade newspaper for the
With its issue of 10 March 1960, Record Retailer became a weekly magazine and started a chart showing the top 50 records in sales.
 For the period until February 1969, when a standardised UK chart was established with the
On 5 October 1967 the title reverted to Record Retailer and in January 1971 became Record & Tape Retailer. The publication was relaunched on 18 March 1972 as