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JUST RELEASED 2021 GLOBAL SALES RANKING The World’s Top 225 Music Manufacturers Ranked By Sales

27-Page report also includes sales data for the top 46 countries

The new 2021 Music Trades' Global Industry Market Report, is the only resource of its kind today, detailing the sales volume of the world's Top 225 musical instrument and audio manufacturers and distributors as well as complete sales data for the top countries, including year over year selling comparisons. In this two-part report you will be able to see.....

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COVID—The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

How the Pandemic Impacted The Industry In Unexpected Ways, And What Comes Nextl

“Unprecedented” is one of the more overused words in the English language, but it seems appropriate when describing the tumult of the past 20 months. The industry has regularly experienced bouts of privation, disruption, and chaos over the past century, but nothing quite like the COVID pandemic, which produced surging consumer demand, a hobbled global supply chain, and acute product shortages. Now that life seems to be returning…..

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JUST RELEASED 2021 Top 200 Retailers A Year That Saw A Boom, A Bust, And A Boom...

All  new sales data reveals how the COVID pandemic impacted sales for the nation's largest music stores

2020 will go down in the record books as one of the most disruptive years in the history of the music products industry. It started on an optimistic note with most predicting that the robust economy would fuel solid sales growth. March saw those ....
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A Note On Music Trades' New Format

Music Trades transitions from monthly print publication to digital-only data reporting and industry analysis.

Responding to a changing marketplace, Music Trades will transition from a monthly print publication to a digital-only subscription service for the latest music industry data...

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Thalia Capos Retools For Medical Gear

With experience in the medical device field, founder Chris Bradley puts his shop into service for pandemic fight.

Bay Area accessories maker Thalia Capos is retooling to build a simple but potentially life-saving device to help medical teams caring for critical COVID-19 patients. In addition...

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FEATURED DATA REPORTS
                        

Complete Music Industry Sales Report: 2021 Edition

Find detailed sales statistics on all music and sound equipment: 55 different categories, average unit prices, sales by price point, unit volume, retail and wholesale margins, year-to-date, and 10-year historical data. 

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Top Internet Music Retailers: 2021 Edition

The top 50 online music retailers worldwide, ranked by revenues – plus contact information, base country, employee count, products carried, and year-to-year trends.
Three years of data included.

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COMPLETE DATA

TOP 100 SUPPLIERS REPORT


The 100 leading U.S. music companies ranked by the most recent full-year revenues. Also included: employee count and chief executive for each ranked company, plus complete analysis. Excel version includes company contact information and ten years of data. 

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TOP 200 RETAILERS REPORT


The 200 leading U.S. music retailers ranked by the most recent full-year revenues. Also included: employee and store counts, productivity statistics, products carried, and year-to-year trends – plus complete analysis. Excel version includes company contact information and five years of data. 

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GLOBAL 225 REPORT


This two-part report includes: 1) A list of the leading 225 music companies around the world, ranked by the most recent full year revenues – plus employee count, CEO, base country, and web address for each. 2) Basic sales and demographic data on 41 countries where music products are sold. Includes complete analysis. Excel version includes two years of country data and five years of company data. 

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MUSIC INDUSTRY CENSUS REPORT


Comprehensive U.S. data on 55 product categories across the music products industry. Find ten years of figures showing sales by unit volume, wholesale and retail value, average unit price, and year-to-year trends. A complete analysis is included.

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The best price on Music Trades' four most popular reports: the Music Industry Census, Top 100 Suppliers Report, Top 200 Retailers Report, and Top 225 Global Report 

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INTERNATIONAL DEALER SALES REPORT


Find sales and company data – including revenues plus employee and location counts – for leading retailers in 50 countries where music products are sold. Includes complete analysis and company profiles on standout retailers around the world. Excel version includes contact information and market data by country. 

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QUARTERLY RETAIL SALES REPORT


A snapshot of the latest U.S. sales in 15 music products categories, plus regional data, analysis, and trends going back eight quarters.

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IMPORT TRACKER


The most recent quarter's import figures for key music products categories by product type, price point, and country of origin, plus year-to-year trends and analysis.

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INTERNET MUSIC RETAILER REPORT


The top 50 online music retailers worldwide, ranked by revenues – plus contact information, base country, employee count, products carried, and year-to-year trends. Three years of data included.

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2021 ACCESSORY MARKET ANALYSIS


This first-ever report presents three years of data on U.S. retail and wholesale volumes for all key musical instrument and audio accessories that collectively accounted for over $1.0 billion in retail sales in 2020. 

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