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2015: The Year In Review

2015: The Year In Review

| January 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Retailers Report On The Successes & Challenges That Last Year Brought As the music products industry was putting the finishing touches on yet another year, The Music & Sound Retailer reached out to four retailers to get not only their take on 2015, but also their hopes and predictions for the year ahead. The four […]

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‘Boroughing’ Into Brooklyn

‘Boroughing’ Into Brooklyn

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

New York City might be known as the financial capital of the world, but the city’s financial titans—and just about everybody else—are powered by NYC’s music. The city’s boroughs are bursting with music artists, musicals and concerts. Nearly everyone recommends to tourists that they see something related to music. And, because New York City is […]

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Heating Up In Tucson

Heating Up In Tucson

| December 21, 2015 | 2 Comments

Around 3am on a Tuesday, I awoke, bleary eyed, to a text message that detailed my next mission. The Chief informed me that my next assignment would lead me back to the desert southwest. This time, I was to shop for drums in the absurdly sunny city of Tucson AZ. Because it is located just […]

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Guitar Center Makes Moves to Enhance <br/>Customer Experience

Guitar Center Makes Moves to Enhance
Customer Experience

| December 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Shure Announces Planned Retirement Of President And CEO St. Louis Music Acquires Hamilton Stands Yamaha’s MT7 Studio Monitor Headphones Seymour Duncan’s Apollo Jazz Bass Linear Humbucker Guitar Center Launches A New Web Site Yorkville Sound Now Distributing Dynaudio PRO Studio Monitors Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should be on Vnewsletter? click here   Want to […]

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Guitar Center Spins A New Web

Guitar Center Spins A New Web

| November 11, 2015

Guitar Center has launched its new redesigned Web site at guitarcenter.com. The site offers a more seamless omni-channel user interface, along with increased scalability, stability and performance. Based on the current Oracle Commerce platform, the site now communicates more directly and efficiently with the rest of the Guitar Center enterprise. The redesign is the result […]

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Guitar Center Looks Toward Continued Expansion

Guitar Center Looks Toward Continued Expansion

| November 5, 2015

JAM Industries Acquires Rhythm Tech Korg Education Joins The National PTA’s Fundraising Marketplace Mackie’s CR4BT And CR5BT Bluetooth Streaming Models KRK’s ROKIT 4 G3 Compact Powered Studio Monitors 2016 She Rocks Awards Honorees List Is Released Guitar Center Opens Store In Denton TX Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should be on Vnewsletter? click here   […]

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Guitar Center Donates To Live Charity Auction

Guitar Center Donates To Live Charity Auction

| November 2, 2015

Guitar Center donated 12 collectible guitars autographed by Goo Goo Dolls, Kevin Bacon, Dierks Bentley, Blink 182, Tommy Chong, Billy Ray Cyrus, Ray Davies (The Kinks), Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson, John Rich (Big & Rich), James Taylor and Rob Thomas (Matchbox 20), for the Music Is Art charity auction in Buffalo NY, which raised over […]

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Guitar Center: More Or ‘Lesson’?

Guitar Center: More Or ‘Lesson’?

| October 15, 2015

Editor’s Note: Shortly before press time, Guitar Center confirmed to The Retailer that, by the end of the year, GC would have 87 stores with lessons. The lessons initiative started in 2012. You’ve likely been hearing the news—including in the pages of this magazine—that our industry’s dominant chain has embarked on a company-wide rollout of […]

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Guitar Center Bolsters Team to Boost Brand Visibility

Guitar Center Bolsters Team to Boost Brand Visibility

| October 13, 2015

GC Appoints Crowson Senior VP Of Marketing First 2016 She Rocks Award Recipient Is Named On-Stage’s Professional Series Round Base Mic Stands Pioneer DJ’s HDJ-700 Headphones NAMM Musikmesse Russia Attracts Large Crowd Yamaha Helps To Support Major Jazz Festivals Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should be on Vnewsletter? click here   Want to advertise your […]

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Guitar Center Opens In Denton TX

Guitar Center Opens In Denton TX

| October 6, 2015

Guitar Center’s newest retail location, a state-of-the-art musical instrument and technology center, covering more than 10,000 square feet, had its grand opening October 1, at 2610 West University Drive, Suite 1210, Denton TX 76201, becoming the retailer’s 270th location. The Denton store features an in-house lesson facility, a guitar repair and set-up service for stringed instruments, […]

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