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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 boo...

Baker’s Dozen

Guitars, drums, pro-audio products and DJ equipment. All are fantastic products that provide an excellent backbone for this magazine. But other products should ...

November 2018 Digital Edition

COVER STORIES State Your Case All the latest news happening in the bags, cases and accessories segment of MI, crucial for add-on sales at your stores. Ba...

Tariff Talk

We’ve had our “Made in the USA” feature for several years running now. But this year, it perhaps takes on a new meaning. Tariffs are no longer a “what if?” scen...

Drumming to a Different Beat

In many ways, the drum and percussion market is changing. As you will read in this story, YouTube drummers are now what the younger generation looks up to. Elec...

October 2018 Digital Edition

COVER STORIES Drumming to a Different Beat Unlike in the past, new trends are driving the drum and percussion market that could shape the industry for years...

The Changing Face of Retail

In years from now, when we look back on 2018 regarding MI retailing, despite a shakier economy than in the most recent past, most will likely say the industry h...

September 2018 Digital Edition

COVER STORIES Wrap It Up! The holidays are coming before we know it. Here are 27 products to perhaps stock at your store. The Changing Face of Retail Th...