Archive for February, 2012

Jack Knight New President Of Samson Technologies

Jack Knight New President Of Samson Technologies

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, February 29, Mark Menghi, Director of Marketing with Samson Technologies Corp., e-mailed an announcement informing the industry that Samson Technologies has named Jack Knight as the company’s new President. Having been with Samson since 1993, Knight has risen through the company’s ranks to this new position. Initially working as Samson’s National Sales Manager, […]

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Vnewsletter – February 29, 2012

Vnewsletter – February 29, 2012

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Music & Sound Awards Honor Industry’s Best Hosted by Jill Nicolini Music & Sound Awards Winners Buy Now Program Is Launched Sennheiser Opens Research Lab Under The Holiday Fantasy Tree TEAC Allies With Onkyo Joining Forces As KMCMusicorp… and much more! February 29, 2012 | Episode No. 127 Run time: 00.10.06   Vnewsletter Sign-up Got […]

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Blues Angel Music Plans Huge Grand Opening

Blues Angel Music Plans Huge Grand Opening

| February 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Blues Angel Music has released the details of its relocation and Grand Opening Event. The new Blues Angel Music Center will soon relocate to the former Harris Music/Play Hard building, located at 657 Pace Blvd, and will feature 14,000 square feet of retail, music lesson and musical instrument/electronics repair space. The Grand Opening will be […]

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Vnewsletter – February 17, 2012

Vnewsletter – February 17, 2012

| February 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

NAMM Show Rocks The Industry Hosted by Jill Nicolini NAMM Was A Huge Success Fender Hosted Visitor Center Tour Fusion Bags Commits To U.S. Market Martin Is Dedicated To FSC Rules Yamaha Makes Personnel Shifts QSC Remains A Top Workplace… and much more! February 17, 2012 | Episode No. 126 Run time: 00.09.46   Vnewsletter […]

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Protecting Our School Music Programs

Protecting Our School Music Programs

| February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Jim Darby, Owner of Capitol Music in Montgomery AL, recently reached out to The Retailer and the MI retailing community at large, seeking to raise awareness about legislative action in Alabama that has the potential to put school music programs in considerable danger. According to Darby, due to the downturn in the economy, tax revenues […]

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Axes, Suds And Rock ‘N’ Roll

Axes, Suds And Rock ‘N’ Roll

| February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

What started as a home business on a kitchen table in Ravenna OH has turned, according to kent.patch.com, which originally reported the story, into what could be called a music shop experiment in Kent OH. “We’re a guitar store that sells beer,” Ohio Music Shop Co-Owner Jeff Fulkman was quoted as having said in the original story. “Woody […]

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The Music & Sound Retailer’s New Blog “The BEAT”

The Music & Sound Retailer’s New Blog “The BEAT”

| February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 54th Grammy Awards, the year’s biggest celebration of music and the artists who make it, was a night to remember this past Sunday, featuring outstanding performances by artists ranging from Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson, Bruce Springsteen and Katy Perry to Adele, Jennifer Hudson and Nicki Minaj. Of course, Whitney Houston’s sudden death over […]

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Christmas Wrap

Christmas Wrap

| February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Dan Vedda We’ve closed the door on Christmas and stand poised to jump into a new year. I’m a little shy about predicting the year ahead. But, what I saw through the Christmas selling season gives me hope. Although sales figures met my conservative expectations, I’m more excited about a glimpse of trends that […]

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A Closer Look At Great Web Site Content

A Closer Look At Great Web Site Content

| February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

By David Hall, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Pro-Active Websites The information contained within a Web site is its content. Generally, the more useful and relevant content a Web site offers, the more successful it will be. Content can include products, articles, tutorials, video product reviews, podcasts, industry news, opinions or whatever might be interesting […]

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Credibility

Credibility

| February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Gene Fresco The most important thing your store must have is credibility. Your customers must believe that your store is where it is happening. How do you get credibility? Let’s find out. As a road rep, I offered my dealers the opportunity to have endorsees of the products I sold give clinics in their […]

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