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Looking to Find Your Place?

Looking to Find Your Place?

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Think NAMM Young Professionals! By Mark Despotakis One of the things that give the music industry great character is its diversity of talent. We all come to the industry with a great passion for music. Just as there is a wide range of music styles and products, there is also a wide range of people [...]

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Getting Educated Is The Key To Survival!

Getting Educated Is The Key To Survival!

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Rebecca Apodaca This will be this writer’s 37th Winter NAMM show. As a retailer, a technician and an appraiser who has a store that sells school music and church music to pros and to amateurs, and as a writer for the industry, of course I’m going to the Idea Center sessions to learn as [...]

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SPECIAL NAMM SHOW ISSUE

SPECIAL NAMM SHOW ISSUE

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here at The Music & Sound Retailer, and virtually everywhere else in the music products industry, January is the biggest, most hectic, most important month of the year. The reason, of course, is the NAMM show—North America’s largest music products trade show—which, this year, emanates from the Anaheim Convention Center from January 24 to 27. [...]

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MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR TIME AT NAMM

MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR TIME AT NAMM

| December 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

By David Hall, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Cutting-Edge Solutions Winter NAMM is just around the corner, and attending the show offers plenty of potential to have a positive and dramatic effect on your business. Sure, it’s challenging to leave the store. But for those four days, the entire industry gathers, giving you the [...]

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Michael MacDonald Joins ATK Audiotek As President

Michael MacDonald Joins ATK Audiotek As President

| September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Audio production company ATK Audiotek has welcomed Michael MacDonald, who is taking over duties as President and assuming leadership of the company’s business development, sales and marketing programs, coincident with the retirement of outgoing President Michael Stahl. MacDonald joins ATK Audiotek with more than three decades of experience in the professional audio industry, most recently [...]

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Gibson, Feds Strike A Deal

Gibson, Feds Strike A Deal

| August 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

According to federal prosecutors, a deal has been struck to drop the criminal case against Gibson Guitar Corp., following the instrument maker’s admission that its exotic wood imports violated environmental laws, the Associated Press reported today. The agreement, announced today, stipulates that Nashville-based Gibson must pay a $300,000 penalty, the AP story said. In addition, [...]

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