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The Road To Success

If anyone had asked John and Gail Bruno 10 years ago about their professional plans, owning and operating a musical instrument store would not have likely been ...

Investment Time

I received only one suggestion on how to get customers during the summer “slow” period. I know the reason why, too. The music business is so competitive thes...

The Age Of Urgency

For decades, a driving force behind consumer behavior has been price. “We’ll beat any price!” has blared out at us from TVs, scrolled across our desktops and sp...

Teach Your Children Well

For Howard Gittli, being the Manager of Louisville KY-based Mom’s Music is not just about making a sale. It’s about making a customer and—even more than that—it...

The Sound Of The Underground

The main location for All Music Inc. in Plainview NY, on Long Island, is in a precarious position within the area’s retail landscape. Not only are there two S...

Buying & Selling

I get e-mails from all corners of the industry, from both the retail and the supply side. Sometimes, the message is “thank you” or “you took the words out of my...