Hear Us Roar!

The NAMM show is an incredibly invigorating experience: nearly 100,000 passionate music-makers gathering together to check out new products and arm themselves with essential education and training. Here is The Retailer’s in-depth show review.

NAMM New Product Wrap-Up

Because we received dozens and dozens more products than we could accommodate in our NAMM New Product Spotlight, we here present another few dozen equally deserving products that made headlines during last month’s NAMM show.


Five Minutes With

Mere weeks before his departure as CEO of PreSonus, The Retailer conducted an in-depth interview with Jim Mack, who had been part of the PreSonus family for more than seven years.


MI Spy

If you’re a pop music fan, then you know that Meghan Trainor is “All About That Bass.” Well, as it turns out, our Spy is all about bass amps!


Shine A Light

Although it’s been part of the Bozeman MT music scene since the 1970s, it’s under Paul Decker’s leadership that Music Villa has really taken off.

Retailer Rebel

The same retailers who commiserate about competing with big-box stores and Internet retailers are often not putting their best foot forward.

Business & Marketing

The question “What’s in it for me?” might initially sound selfish and one-sided, but it’s become a broad-based attitude shift with shoppers.


Although it seems like disruptive innovations are increasingly common, we need to watch for disruptive culture even more.

Business & Marketing

Whether your business is new to eBay or you’re a seasoned veteran, David Hall has nine tips that will help you identify the most common seller mistakes and effective ways to fix them.


Recently, The Retailer broke some huge news: Mike Pratt has resigned as Guitar Center’s CEO and the Board of Directors has recruited Darrell Webb to replace him.

Under The Hood

The latest from Gretsch Drums, the Broadkaster drum set, seamlessly blends vintage sound with modern advances.

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