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JUST RELEASED The State of the Online Retail Marketplace Featuring Five Years Of Sales Data

Top Online Sellers Gave Up Market Share But Growth Prospects Remain Strong

In 2021, online retailers around the world benefitted from robust demand for most music products, as well as increasing consumer comfort with buying online. Collectively, the world’s fifty largest online sellers, operating in sixteen countries, saw 2021 revenues advance. All but ten of the Top 50 posted sales gains, with performance ranging from an enormous 44% increase to a 25% decline.........

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JUST RELEASED 2022 INTERNATIONAL DEALER SALES RANKING 

260 Retailers in 46 Different Countries Ranked By Sales

Sweeping generalizations about the 260 dealers from 46 countries that appear on this sales ranking are hard to come by. What does a massive online business like Musikhaus Thomann have in common with a million dollar, single store operation in Hungary? Aside from some shared products in stock, the answer is “not much.” By the same token, retailers in Russia, faced with stringent global import sanctions and a devalued currency, deal with very different .....…..

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2q Import volumes surge to record levels

Big gains come as industry sales slow and retail inventories soar

Just released data for music and audio gear imports for the second quarter (three-month period April 1-June 30) reveal that the global supply chain is clearly back on track, producing products at rates that exceed current demand levels. The myriad of factors from COVID factory shutdowns to container and chip shortages that contributed to product shortages in the last 18 months have in most cases been resolved as evidenced by this latest batch of import data that show substantial increases in key product .......
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JUST RELEASED The 2022 Market Report For Musical Instrument & Audio Accessories

New report includes sales data for more than two dozen different accessory products.

The accessory category, which includes a wide variety of small goods that complement all musical instruments and audio products, enjoyed strong results in 2021. The estimated retail value of Accessory products shipped to the specialized m.i. distribution channel and sold direct to consumer by manufacturers advanced to a record level from the previous year. In this detailed report… ...

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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: 2022 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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The State of the Online Retail Marketplace: 2022 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 260 leading retailers in 46 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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THE STATE OF THE ONLINE RETAIL MARKETPLACE


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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2022 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 2021. 

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