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November Digital Edition

COVER STORIES Overcoming Peaks and Valleys Eight bags/cases and accessories manufacturers provide an all-encompassing look at their respective markets. Find...

Appetite for Disruption

Disruption. We hear about it in every industry, and if you’re not a consumer, it can be scary. Unless, of course, your business is part of the disruption. Then ...

The Importance of Education

In the April 2015 issue of the Music & Sound Retailer, I talked about user reviews and how bad customer service experiences in stores have led to the breakd...
A&G Central Music

A Real Class Act

A&G Central Music, winner of the Music Makes a Difference and Dealer of the Year awards at NAMM’s Top 100 Dealer 2017 event in July, is also one of the most...

Hit the Trifecta

In the business of running an MI store, it takes three parts to make the commerce machine run. Obviously, the first part is the store owner. Equally obvious is ...

Drumming Up Business in the Twin Cities

Drums are a complicated thing to sell. For one thing, they’re loud. In order for serious buyers to make a decision on a kit, they need to be allowed some volume...