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Protecting Our School Music Programs

Jim Darby, Owner of Capitol Music in Montgomery AL, recently reached out to The Retailer and the MI retailing community at large, seeking to raise awareness a...

Axes, Suds And Rock ‘N’ Roll

What started as a home business on a kitchen table in Ravenna OH has turned, according to kent.patch.com, which originally reported the story, into what could b...

Christmas Wrap

By Dan Vedda We’ve closed the door on Christmas and stand poised to jump into a new year. I’m a little shy about predicting the year ahead. But, what I saw t...

Credibility

By Gene Fresco The most important thing your store must have is credibility. Your customers must believe that your store is where it is happening. How do ...

Out Of The Ashes

By Rebecca Apodaca In 1958, Chuck Levin’s mother owned a pawn shop in Washington D.C. Eventually, Chuck evolved it into a music store down the street. All we...

Andy Zildjian

President, Sabian By Dan Ferrisi Andy Zildjian, President of Sabian—the well known cymbal company, based in Meductic, New Brunswick, Canada, that is celeb...

Speaking Up In The Garden State

I sit alone in my home office of my third-floor condo, enjoying my “birdhouse” view of the world while gulping a freshly rescued Diet Coke from the fridge. Then...