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JUST RELEASED NEW 2021 REPORT Full Year Music Industry Sales Data Now Available

How Did COVID Impact the Music Industry?

Fret sales were up, while audio and school music plummeted, leading to a decline in industry shipments for 2020. A Tough year, but far better than initially expected. Full year industry results that detail these historic sales shifts were just released......

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First-Ever Detailed Accessory Market Analysis

Overall sales decline 9% to just over $1.0 billion

This first-ever report analyzes retail and wholesale shipments in the United States of dozens of key musical instrument and audio accessories with three years of sales data that collectively represent nearly 15% of the industry’s total turnover or approximately $1,000,0000 in sales. The accessory category, which includes strings, straps, sticks, headphones, cables, stands, cases,...

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Guitars Surge, School Music Plummets....

New import data report shows shifting demand for music products.

The COVID pandemic has impacted the industry’s various product categories in different and unexpected ways, driving increased demand for home-use products while crushing the sale of products destined for public usage. These macro trends were reflected in the fourth quarter....

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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: 2020 Edition

The top 40 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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NEW 2021 REPORT NOW AVAILABLE 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 40 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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