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Guitar Center Appoints Mike Pratt As CEO

Guitar Center announced today that Mike Pratt has been appointed CEO and a member of the company’s Board of Directors, effective April 1. Pratt succeeds Marty H...

ON TOP OF THE WORLD

Every time I head out to Anaheim for the NAMM show, I know I have an incredibly hectic week ahead, this year involving everything from back-to-back manufacturer...

The State of Our Union

Sales Aren’t Gangbusters, But Retailers Are Cautiously Optimistic By Brian Berk Just prior to President Barack Obama delivering the 2013 State of the Union ...

Can You Feel The Love?

Exhibitor, Attendee Exuberance Characterize 2013 NAMM Show By Dan Ferrisi Hectic…crazy…exciting…exhilarating…these are just a few of the adjectives one coul...
David Foster played for a packed crowd at the Yamaha concert.

Sights & Sounds Of NAMM

Elton John headlined the Yamaha concert. Sarah McLachlan performed Friday night. Performers shared their art. Violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn performi...

NAMM New Product Spotlight

By Dan Ferrisi Even though there are nearly countless things that the NAMM show offers in order to attract tens of thousands of attendees every year—ranging ...

ANAHEIM ROCK CITY

NAMM Prepares For Biggest Show Since ’09 By Dan Ferrisi When the weather starts to get colder, houses and offices begin to be adorned with holiday decoratio...