Brian Berk

Gibson Sues Dean Guitars Parent

Gibson Brands Inc. filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Armadillo Distribution Enterprises Inc., parent company of Dean Guitars and Luna Guitars.

Donovan Bankhead Creates MI Podcast

Donovan Bankhead, president of Springfield Music Inc., owner of Music Retail Consulting and columnist for the Music & Sound Retailer, has started a new podcast catering to instrumental music retailers.

NAMM Hosts Tariff Webinar

To give both MI retailers and manufacturers the latest regarding tariffs being imposed by the United States upon China, vice versa, as well as potential tariffs that could be implemented by the U.S. on imported Mexican products on June 10, NAMM on June 6 hosted its “Tariff 411 Webinar.”

Wells Fargo to No Longer Finance Pearl Purchases

In a letter dated May 28 obtained by the Music & Sound Retailer and sent to MI retailers, Wells Fargo Commercial Distribution Finance LLC announced it will no longer finance the purchase of inventory from Pearl Corp., effective July 25.