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June 14, 2021 I Cover Story

Drum Market Hits Back

When the pandemic hit in March 2020, sales of guitars and home recording gear skyrocketed. Even the DJ market saw a boost as hobbyists started trying their hand…

June 02, 2021 I From the Top

Keeping Everything Straight

How do you start your day? I try to get a solid night’s sleep and wake up early to have a good breakfast, exercise and check out the morning’s sales…

June 01, 2021 I Cover Story

Reopening the School Music Business

When A&G Central Music was forced to shut down due to the pandemic last March, like most retailers across the country, owner Robert Christie had no idea…

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June 02, 2021 I The Experts I by Peter Dods

Do’s & Don’ts for Manufacturers Post-COVID-19

Since COVID struck, I’ve been answering phones and building out our website. In doing a lot of the grunt work, I’ve discovered what it takes to make a…

Since COVID struck, I’ve been answering phones and building out our website. In doing a lot of the grunt work, I’ve discovered what it takes to make a…

June 02, 2021 I I by Mark Anzelc

Integrations 101

At NAMM’s Believe in Music Week in January, I gave a talk on the five secrets of Reverb’s top sellers. One of those secrets? Top sellers have integrated…

At NAMM’s Believe in Music Week in January, I gave a talk on the five secrets of Reverb’s top sellers. One of those secrets? Top sellers have integrated…

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…