In Memorium: Scott Summerhays, Summerhays Music

Scott Summerhays, the president and CEO of Summerhays Music in Salt Lake City, Utah, passed away on Nov. 22 following a long-term illness that he battled privately. He was 55.

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November 24, 2020 I Feature

All Hands on Deck

As stay-at-home orders went into effect across the U.S. last spring, MI retailers saw a sharp increase of shoppers ordering gear online. And like many…

November 23, 2020 I Cover Story

The Sweetwater Difference

In March, at the onset of the pandemic’s spread in the U.S., much of musical product industry slowed to a halt, but some retailers started moving faster than…

November 23, 2020 I From the Top

Gibson CEO James ‘JC’ Curleigh on 2020 & More

How do you start your day? I start my day the night before. I value sleep, and I think that sleep is probably the most important way to start your day. If you…

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November 03, 2020 I Ask Alan I by Alan Friedman

Cash Flow During COVID-19

Cash is the oxygen of every business – without cash, a business ceases to exist. And there are things you can do to manage, and maybe even improve, cash flow…

Cash is the oxygen of every business – without cash, a business ceases to exist. And there are things you can do to manage, and maybe even improve, cash flow…

November 03, 2020 I The Marketing Guru I by Tracy Hoeft

Holiday Fine-Tuning

Since 2020 has been a year of constant adjustment, your retail success this holiday season will be no different. Now is the time to make some changes to wrap up…

Since 2020 has been a year of constant adjustment, your retail success this holiday season will be no different. Now is the time to make some changes to wrap up…

November 03, 2020 I MI Publisher I by Frank Alkyer

Toast to A Class Act

Because we are all-consumed by this pandemic, some news has been placed on the back burner. It’s time to return this item to the front. In June 2019, The…

Because we are all-consumed by this pandemic, some news has been placed on the back burner. It’s time to return this item to the front. In June 2019, The…