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Why Digital Wireless?

Why Digital Wireless?

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

There’s no question about it: the digital age is upon us. Most students would probably laugh—or be confused—if you asked them whether they used the library’s card catalog to complete a research project, and it’s become rare to see someone pull out a map when navigating a new city. With the days of cassette tapes […]

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Understanding Social Media Marketing

Understanding Social Media Marketing

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

There is a lot of talk about social media, and this topic has been addressed before. However, it’s a certainty that Social Media Marketing (SMM) is constantly changing. All music dealers are at a different stage when it comes to their marketing plans. Some are just getting started, whereas others are experienced pros. The spirit […]

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Just Another Day in Paradise

Just Another Day in Paradise

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster’s Dictionary defines paradise as “a very beautiful, pleasant or peaceful place that seems to be perfect,” and that is exactly what Bryan Loy hopes you’ll find when you visit Paradise Music. “I named my store Paradise Music because if a musician can shop at a store that has competitive pricing and that can take […]

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Everyone is Special, Except You: Why the Customer is Still Always Right

Everyone is Special, Except You: Why the Customer is Still Always Right

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Brad Shreve, Owner of Larry’s Music Center, told us a funny story recently. He was having a problem with one of the boxes provided by his satellite TV service, which he’d had for 10 years, so he called the 800 number. After explaining to the company that one of his set-top boxes had died, he […]

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Out With The Old?

Out With The Old?

| May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

As a consumer and a business owner, I rebel against being herded into new technology just because a company says I should use it. I have no problem with new gadgets…as long as I feel they help me do what I’d like to do. Save me time and money? Increase my productivity? I’m all in. […]

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She Rocks Awards Nominations Open

She Rocks Awards Nominations Open

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) recently announced open nominations for its annual She Rocks Award ceremony, which honors women in music. It will take place January 22, 2016, in Anaheim CA, during the NAMM Show. Approaching its fourth year, the She Rocks Awards program has honored dozens of music professionals; they include multi-platinum […]

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A Spy Mission Nearly Thwarted

A Spy Mission Nearly Thwarted

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

When The Chief called to send me to Seattle, I packed heavy, bought my plane ticket online and got ready for a wet weekend. At the airport, I went straight to the Enterprise counter to pick up the car I had reserved. It was an American model—a fuel-efficient Ford—and it was clean as a whistle, […]

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Major MI Acquisition Turns Heads, Sparks Chatter

Major MI Acquisition Turns Heads, Sparks Chatter

| May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

MUSIC Group Has Acquired TC Group Casio Sponsors ASCAP “I Create Music” Expo Yamaha’s TF Series Digital Consoles Korg’s Havian30 Digital Piano With Arranger Musikmesse Draws More Than 108,000 Visitors Graph Tech Implements New MAP Policy Hosted by Jill Nicolini Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should be on Vnewsletter? click here   Want to advertise […]

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Guitar Center Opens In Columbia SC

Guitar Center Opens In Columbia SC

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guitar Center announced the grand opening of its newest retail location, covering 12,000 square feet in Columbia SC. The grand opening took place at 7 p.m. on April 9 at 253 Park Terrace Drive. Guitar Center’s Columbia location features modern showrooms equipped with the latest products for musicians—from guitars, amplifiers, percussion instruments and keyboards to live […]

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Brenden Cohen: CEO, D’Angelico Guitars

Brenden Cohen: CEO, D’Angelico Guitars

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Since April is The Retailer’s annual Guitar Issue, we set out a couple of months ago to book a fitting executive for this month’s “Five Minutes With” interview. In Brenden Cohen, CEO of D’Angelico Guitars, we think we’ve found just the right person. Although D’Angelico is a legendary name in the guitar market—John D’Angelico began […]

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