Archive for October, 2013

Vnewsletter – October 30, 2013

Vnewsletter – October 30, 2013

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gibson Brands Makes Acquisition Moves Hosted by Jill Nicolini Ukulele Fest Marks Best In Music’s Anniversary Korg USA Now Distributing Ashdown Engineering Yamaha Entertainment Group’s Major Donation Alfred Music Supplies Music Curriculum, Performance Music Chauvet Establishes Major West Coast Presence Gibson Intends To Acquire Cakewalk … and much more! October 30, 2013 | Episode No. […]

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Mark Terry Leads KMC Music

Mark Terry Leads KMC Music

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fender Musical Instruments Corp. has announced the appointment of Mark Terry as President of KMC Music. Terry has more than 37 years of music industry experience, including at his own global consulting firm. He has been President of The AVC Group, President of Harman Pro Group, President of JBL Professional and Vice President of Sales […]

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PMC Appoints Montgomery-Clark To Board

PMC Appoints Montgomery-Clark To Board

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Percussion Marketing Council (PMC) Executive Committee has announced the appointment of Stacey Montgomery-Clark to its executive board. As Sabian’s Vice President of Marketing, Montgomery-Clark has been an active member of the music industry for more than 19 years, and has contributed to many internationally recognized marketing campaigns and events, as well as artist-relations development, […]

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Apodaca ‘Ministers’ Customer Service

Apodaca ‘Ministers’ Customer Service

| October 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

There are many who believe that music store owners are unprecedented in the lengths to which they will go for good customer service. When 28-year-old longtime customer Carras Paton called Rebecca Apodaca of Laguna Hills CA-based A & D Music Inc. to discuss his wedding, she thought he needed to rent a PA. What he […]

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Griffin, Hal Leonard Enter Exclusive Distribution Deal

Griffin, Hal Leonard Enter Exclusive Distribution Deal

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hal Leonard Corp. has signed a deal to exclusively distribute Griffin Technology music products and accessories to the MI trade in the U.S. and Canada, starting November 1. Hal Leonard Senior Sales & Marketing Manager Brad Smith reached the agreement with Andrew Biddle, Audio Product Manager at Griffin. Founded on inventor and innovator Paul Griffin’s […]

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Stephen Schmidt: Vice President, Casio’s Electronic Musical Instruments Division

Stephen Schmidt: Vice President, Casio’s Electronic Musical Instruments Division

| October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The pace of innovation in the music products industry never slows, and that means manufacturers must continue to top themselves and “wow” both retailers and the end customers who’ll be using all those cool new instruments and gadgets. Very few companies over the past few years have been able to match Casio for sheer “wow […]

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Hoggtowne Music’s Big Apple Experience

Hoggtowne Music’s Big Apple Experience

| October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

D’Addario congratulates Joe and Melonie Dorsey of Hoggtowne Music (Gainesville FL), who were the lucky winners of an all-expenses-paid custom VIP trip to New York NY. As part of the grand prize, they attended a jazz performance by the Freddy Cole Quartet with Harry Allen, an NYC Rock ‘n’ Roll Tour through the East Village, […]

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Fire Interrupts Services For Cutting-Edge Solutions

Fire Interrupts Services For Cutting-Edge Solutions

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

A fire that started at Cutting-Edge Solutions/Pro-Active Websites’ Chicago-area data center on October 9 was contained and no one was hurt, according to authorities. The center hosts Cutting-Edge Solutions and Pro-Active Websites’ servers, along with thousands of other companies’ digital assets. The fire was reportedly started with an accidental hit of an outside power junction, […]

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Tackling The Challenge Of Store Traffic

Tackling The Challenge Of Store Traffic

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The consumer is driving the speed of change and challenge in our industry. As a result of changing consumer behaviors, one of the top issues retailers and suppliers face is the change in retail store traffic. Retail store traffic is affected by consumers’ ability to research information that, previously, they received by visiting the store. […]

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Vnewsletter – October 23, 2013

Vnewsletter – October 23, 2013

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

And The Music & Sound Award Goes To… Hosted by Jill Nicolini ADJ Hits The Road Sabian Announces Cymbal Vote 2014 Asterope’s Nationwide Dealer Tour PreSonus Acquires Notion Experience PRS Boasts Huge Success The Music & Sound Awards Return … and much more! October 23, 2013 | Episode No. 165 | Run time: 00.10:58 Vnewsletter Sign-up […]

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