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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...

2012: The Year In Review

Retailers Reflect On Triumphs, Challenges And The Future By Michelle Loeb In an industry as varied and as far-reaching as MI is, it’s difficult to get a tru...

Born In The U.S.A.

Our Annual Exploration Of Domestic Manufacturing Has Returned By Dan Ferrisi In this writer’s mind, it remains an open question as to whether a sticker read...
Rays of Hope

Rays of Hope

Summer NAMM Strengthens, But 2013 Is The Real Test By Dan Ferrisi Music City was rocking and rolling in July as it welcomed thousands upon thousands of mu...