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July 21, 2020 I Next Gen Retailing I by Jeremy Payne

Time to Go Beyond

If history is as good of an indicator now as it has been in the past during economic downturns and times of disarray, we can say with a high level of certainty that we’re not going to get back to the way things were pre-COVID-19 anytime soon.

July 21, 2020 I Marketing By Numbers I by Mike Robinson

A Theory on E-Commerce

Consumers around the world have been thrust into a stark new reality and forced to adopt new behaviors.

July 21, 2020 I MI Editor I by Daniel Margolis

On Competition

Our cover subject for this month’s issue of Music Inc., C.A. House Music, a store with locations in St. Clairsville, Zanesville and Lancaster, Ohio, as well…

June 23, 2020 I SWIM I by Sarah Hollandsworth

SWIM’s Big Summit

This past spring, 16 female leaders from the music products industry came together for the first ever Smart Women in Music Leadership Summit. I was fortunate to…

June 23, 2020 I The Retail Beat I by Brad Boyton

Time to Subscribe

Even before the coronavirus crisis upended the supply chain and ran brick-and-mortar sales into the ground, I wondered to myself why MI hadn’t embraced the…

June 23, 2020 I MI Publisher I by Frank Alkyer

It’s Time for Change

While the cover of this month’s Music Inc. chronicles the plight of our industry during the coronavirus pandemic, another issue has forced the world, and our…

May 12, 2020 I The Marketing Guru I by Tracy Hoeft

The New Normal

The impact of Covid-19 is unprecedented and has been tragic beyond words. In many ways, it seems trite to talk about business and marketing in such times, but…

May 12, 2020 I Marketing By Numbers I by Mike Robinson

Adapt, Evolve, Survive

We all don’t have to agree about the origins of mankind, but there’s little argument that Charles Darwin’s “Survival of the fittest” theory can easily…