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UNLOCK YOUR STORE’S POTENTIAL

UNLOCK YOUR STORE’S POTENTIAL

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Summer NAMM Will Give You The Key… And Here’s Why Well, it’s official: summer has finally come! For most of us, the season’s arrival evokes images of baseball games, frosty cups of beer, hot dogs, backyard barbecues and, perhaps, a passing thought that The Retailer is going to bring you another “same old, same old” […]

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Vnewsletter – June 17, 2014

Vnewsletter – June 17, 2014

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guitar Center, Behringer’s Relationship is Over Hosted by Jill Nicolini D’Addario Invests In U.S. Manufacturing MI Industry Mourns Loss Of Bob Tudor NAMM Members Descend On Capitol Hill Yamaha Names Quest For Music Education Winners Guitar Center, Behringer Sever All Ties Summer NAMM’s Just Around The Corner… and much more! June 17, 2014 | Episode No. […]

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D’Addario Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

D’Addario Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

D’Addario has announced that John D’Addario Jr., Vice Chairman of D’Addario & Co., Inc., accepted the Koblenz Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of himself, The D’Addario Foundation and D’Addario & Company, Inc., for their dedication to promoting classical guitar. The ceremony took place during the 22nd Koblenz International Guitar Festival on June 9 at the […]

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NAMM Invades Washington DC

NAMM Invades Washington DC

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

NAMM’s DC Fly-In allows members to evangelize NAMM’s vision of a world in which every child has a deep desire to learn music and a recognized right to be taught. This year’s Fly-In, the largest ever, included a day of service at Savoy Elementary, advocacy training at the Kennedy Center, a celebration of Turnaround Arts […]

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Sweetwater’s GearFest Is A Huge Success

Sweetwater’s GearFest Is A Huge Success

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sweetwater Sound has reported that GearFest 2014 was a bigger success than ever, breaking every record established by previous GearFest events. Launched in 2002, Sweetwater’s annual GearFest is the nation’s largest end-user-oriented music and pro audio festival, featuring exhibits from more than 200 manufacturers; workshops, clinics and seminars; live demos; special performances; a musician’s flea […]

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Shure Applauds FCC Action

Shure Applauds FCC Action

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently completed a multi-year exploration of the role of wireless microphones in modern content production and the technical challenges that surround their use. The study included consultations with wireless microphone users across many different types of productions. Concluding that the use of wireless microphones is an integral part of major […]

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In Memoriam: John R. Chase, Jr.

In Memoriam: John R. Chase, Jr.

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

John R. Chase, Jr., age 56, of Palm Harbor FL, died on May 15 at Tampa General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Chase worked in the music industry for 40 years. He enjoyed golf, as well as writing and playing music. He had a great sense of humor and loved his family. He is […]

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inMusic Appoints Costa Lakoumentas, John Terry

inMusic Appoints Costa Lakoumentas, John Terry

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

inMusic has announced the appointment of Costa Lakoumentas, who will oversee the newly acquired D&M Professional brands, and John Terry, who becomes the U.S. National Sales Manager for Denon DJ. Lakoumentas began his pro audio career in 1981, designing sound systems for churches, schools and recreational facilities. In 1998, he joined Mackie Designs, where he […]

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NAMM Young Professionals Plan Half-Day Workshop

NAMM Young Professionals Plan Half-Day Workshop

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

At Summer NAMM, the NAMM Young Professionals will host a half-day workshop with the emerging leaders of the industry, featuring a keynote speech by industry legend Chris Martin, Chairman and CEO of Martin Guitars and the 6th generation of Martin family members to run the business. The workshop will also feature a panel discussion on […]

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<strong>Help!</strong> My Web Guy Just Quit!

Help! My Web Guy Just Quit!

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every once in a while, a store is fortunate enough to have one person who can fulfill all the roles of a Web site coordinator, with technical knowledge and communications skills bundled in a single “Web guy.” This tends to be the approach most music retailers have to managing their Web sites. Sadly, this circumstance […]

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