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Fender Releases First Series Of In-Ear Monitors

Fender Releases First Series Of In-Ear Monitors

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fender has officially released the brand’s first-ever line of audio hardware: Fender Pro In-Ear Monitors (IEM’s). The rollout marks Fender’s first entry into the IEM space. Designed and hand-assembled in Nashville, the Fender Pro In-Ear Monitor Series combines patented technology and design to offer clarity, precision and impact with five models (DXA1, FXA2, FXA5, FXA6 and […]

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Roland Supports CMF’s BRIDGES Benefit

Roland Supports CMF’s BRIDGES Benefit

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Roland was the co-sponsor for the recent BRIDGES benefit gala and concert in Seattle, in support of the Children’s Music Foundation (CMF). Founded in 2009, CMF was created exclusively to promote the study of music as an educational tool in our elementary schools, to support school music programs and to promote music in education throughout […]

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Celebrating ‘The Good Stuff’ Going On In The MI Industry

Celebrating ‘The Good Stuff’ Going On In The MI Industry

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Given how easy it is for all of us—retailers, manufacturers, reps and journalists alike—to focus solely on the next quarter, the next meeting or the next issue, it’s important to remind ourselves now and then that there are causes larger than ourselves and our businesses. Whether it’s a research hospital that treats deadly diseases, an […]

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QSC Hires Humphrey

QSC Hires Humphrey

| May 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

QSC, LLC, has appointed Chris Humphrey to the position of Vice President, Marketing. In his new role, Humphrey will oversee all of the company’s global marketing activities and initiatives for the Professional, Systems and Cinema Divisions of QSC. Chris Humphrey  brings a rich career of global marketing experience in technology-oriented businesses to QSC, with more […]

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Shure Hires VP Of Operations

Shure Hires VP Of Operations

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Shure has hired Jamie Griffin as its Vice President of Operations. Griffin comes to Shure from Lenovo, where he was Director of Operations in its Global Supply Chain organization. Before joining Lenovo, Jamie worked at Pentamaster, a material handling and automation solutions provider, launching and managing three sales and service operations in Europe and the U.S. Previously, […]

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May 2016 Digital Edition

May 2016 Digital Edition

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

  COVER STORIES At Your Service Whether it’s a research hospital, an organization that feeds, clothes and shelters the poor, or a program that provides musical instruments for people who’d otherwise not have access to them, charitable organizations deserve our attention and support. That’s why The Retailer publishes our “The Good Stuff” cover story every spring. Some […]

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Guitar Center Opens Selden NY Store

Guitar Center Opens Selden NY Store

| May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guitar Center recently celebrated the grand opening of its newest retail location, covering 11,000 square feet in Selden NY, the company’s 272nd brick-and-mortar location. The grand opening took place April 21, at 201 Independence Plaza, Selden NY 11784. The Selden location features modern showrooms equipped with the latest products for musicians—from guitars, amplifiers, percussion instruments […]

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St. Louis Music Celebrates Record First-Quarter Sales

St. Louis Music Celebrates Record First-Quarter Sales

| May 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

To recognize a record-breaking first-quarter sales performance, St. Louis Music held a celebratory lunch on April 22 as a thank you to its employees. Mark Ragin, President and CEO of St. Louis Music, was eager to see his staff rewarded for their excellent work. SLM staff were treated to a barbecue buffet by Chris Cakes […]

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MUSIC Announces Proposed TANNOY Redundancies, Possible Plant Closure

MUSIC Announces Proposed TANNOY Redundancies, Possible Plant Closure

| May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

MUSIC, formerly called The MUSIC Group, has announced that it proposes to dismiss as redundant around 70 staff at its manufacturing and office facility in Coatbridge, Scotland. The company is about to enter into a process of collective consultation with all affected employees. However, in the event that the redundancies are confirmed following consultation, the […]

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Korg USA Promotes Sajeva To Director Of Technology Brands

Korg USA Promotes Sajeva To Director Of Technology Brands

| May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Korg USA has announced the promotion of industry veteran James Sajeva to Director of Technology Brands. Most recently, Sajeva was Brand Manager for Korg Technology Products. The move is a planned component of Korg USA’s aim to unify all aspects of its growth within this market segment. Sajeva’s responsibilities now extend beyond the Korg brand, […]

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