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April 05, 2021 I Feature

Breakout Sales

Home and professional digital pianos are one market segment that has enjoyed steady, if not increasing, sales during the past year. For a pair of European-based…

April 05, 2021 I Feature

Optimism Prevails

Sheryl Laukat of Cannonball Music couldn’t have been more plain-spoken in her assessment of the challenges currently facing the hard-hit band and orchestra…

March 26, 2021 I Feature

Guitar Booms

The biggest trend in guitars over the past year has been simply how well they’ve been selling. Suppliers express confidence that any guitar they make right…

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April 15, 2021 I The Retail Beat I by Brad Boynton

The Intentional Shopper

Imagine a music store where everyone who walks in buys something; where overhead is down and sales are up; where shoplifting is zero; where you can hear the…

Imagine a music store where everyone who walks in buys something; where overhead is down and sales are up; where shoplifting is zero; where you can hear the…

April 15, 2021 I The Retail Doctor I by Billy Cuthrell

The New Combo Store

My grandmother got her hair done religiously for years at a place called May Belle’s Hair Salon. One day I drove my grandmother to her hair appointment and…

My grandmother got her hair done religiously for years at a place called May Belle’s Hair Salon. One day I drove my grandmother to her hair appointment and…

April 15, 2021 I MI Editor I by Daniel Margolis

On Containment

The May issue of Music Inc. was developed during a time that couldn’t help but bring up some severe memories. A year ago, we were in the process of developing…

The May issue of Music Inc. was developed during a time that couldn’t help but bring up some severe memories. A year ago, we were in the process of developing…