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Pioneer Corporation

Pioneer to Be ‘Revitalized’ Under New Investment Plan

Pioneer Corp. will receive a 77 billion yen (approximately $684 million) investment, as well as a cash offer to existing Pioneer shareholders of approximately 25 billion yen (approximately $222 million) to existing Pioneer shareholders, from global p...
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Peter Frampton to Receive Les Paul Innovation Award

GRAMMY-winning guitarist, singer and songwriter, Peter Frampton, will receive the Les Paul Innovation Award at the 34th annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards, being held on Jan. 26 in Anaheim, Calif. The award is given to ...

25 Years of Lessons

Back in 1993, I began working in our industry. I was both very young and very determined. Over the last quarter century, I’ve made plenty of mistakes and have received assistance in more than a few successes. Two things have been constant over the co...

NAMM Introduces Career Center

NAMM has introduced The NAMM Career Center, a portal where employers and top-tier talent connect. NAMM members looking to post a position on the NAMM Career Center can post their first listing at no cost by using the promo code, LAUNCHFREE. Additi...

End The Year Right

As we are in the middle of the fourth quarter, one thing is on the minds of many independent retailers: building strong sales to finish the year successfully. As online giants and big-box stores continue to push their holiday marketing earlier each y...
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Gibson’s Memphis Operations Moving to Nashville

Gibson Brands Inc. is moving its Memphis, Tenn., operations to Nashville, effective once its lease expires in April. “After thorough evaluation, and amid the previously disclosed April 2019 expiration of our Memphis lease, we have determined that ...

Yamaha’s MODX Series

When it comes to creating a great synthesizer, several factors come into play. Of course, sound is a major component, but there is also price point, state-of-the-art technology and a decision whether to make the synthesizer sturdy enough to take on g...

Yamaha’s All-Star Concert to Return

Yamaha Corp. of America will bring back its “Yamaha All-Star Concert on the Grand 2019” on Friday, Jan. 25 beginning at 6 p.m. on the Yamaha Grand Plaza Stage, during The NAMM Show. “We’re aiming to top last year’s experience with a star-studded l...

State Your Case

Make the experience better for customers. Offer lessons, rentals and repairs. You’ve probably heard both pieces of advice quite often regarding how to boost sales at your store. In most instances, this advice is definitely solid. But there is s...