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The State Of Global Music Retailing

A Look At Where The Business Is Done And Why Music Retail Operations Are So Similar Around The World

Just as music has a way of transcending regional and cultural boundaries, so too does music retail. In the following report we rank 324 retailers that hail from 44 countries and... READ MORE

Music Group Completes $100 Million Manufacturing Complex

Following three years of planning and a $100 million investment, The Music Group has completed a sprawling 3-million-square-foot manufacturing complex in Zhongshan, China. For company founder Uli Behringer, the completion of the project... READ MORE

Does The Guitar Have A Future?

Artists, record execs, and journalists offer a positive take on the guitar’s continuing importance in popular music during a panel discussion convened by Fender Musical Instruments

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Music & Arts Adds Eight Locations In Q1

New stores opened In Colorado, Ohio, Florida, Georgia, and Texas

Music & Arts started 2018 by opening several new locations and acquiring five music stores. The new stores give the leading school music retailer a total of 164 locations across the U.S. In January and February, new stores debuted... READ MORE

Vater Extended Play Drumsticks

Durability’s not a dream, it’s guaranteed

“It came to me in a dream” sounds more like a punch line than the lead to a tale of successful business inspiration. But when Vater Percussion Vice President Alan Vater awoke... READ MORE

This Month in Music Trades

May 2018 Issue

Music Retail Around The Globe

The Rankings:
A snapshot of 334 Retailers from 44 countries, ranked by revenues

The Stories
• How YouTube transformed Andertons from a local shop into a $50 million dynamo
Woodbrass.com finds untapped opportunity in continental Europe

Is The Guitar Dead?
A Fender-Sponsored Panel Offers Interesting Insights

New $100 Million Plant:
Music Group Opens 3-Million-Square Foot Complex

Vater’s Redesigned Drumstick:
New Materials Technology Improved Durability

Q1 Sales Report:
Economy drives gains

• Hal Leonard Acquires Music Sales
• Manhasset Wins Top ESOP Award
• Córdoba Brings Guitar To School
• Museum Exhibit Celebrates Martin D-28
• JodyJazz Acquires Chedeville
• Alpha To Distribute Carl Martin FX
• Electro-Harmonix B2B Site
• Roland Honors Top Retailers
• Northbridge Opens Flute Academy
• Banner Results At Bechstein
• SLM Distributes Antiqua
• Casio Aids “Little Kids Rock”
• Morales Joins Toca Artist Roster
• Super-Sensitive Intern Program
• Yamaha Aids National String Program
• D’Addario String Recycle Program
• Gibson Ends KKR Negotiations

• Music & Arts Adds 8 Stores
• West Music Honors Business Partners
• Guitar Center Debt Exchange
• Cascio Music Hosts Drumfest
• Milestone For Bill’s Music Teacher


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