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South by Southwest

South by Southwest

For decades, Austin TX has been known for its uncanny ability to be the hippest spot for most types of music. It’s almost like there’s a vortex that sucks musical talent into the city limits. This month, however, that vortex must be on the fritz, because it’s sucked in our resident super sleuth, who’s searching high and low for guitar amps.
From The Trenches

Paddling Up A New Revenue Stream

The ideal new revenue stream produces revenue for your store while requiring no financial stake on your part. Yes, no-risk revenue is the first cousin of unicorns and leprechauns. However, it can be achieved.
Veddatorial

Destination Shopping

People choose to visit a physical store; it’s no longer the default option. The shopping environment we create, along with our offering of goods and services, determines whether we make the list and, crucially, how often consumers visit.

January 2017 Digital Edition

COVER STORIES Like Diamonds In The Sky This year’s iteration of The Retailer’s NAMM New Product Spotlight marks our fifth annual, and we’re showcasing produ...
NAMM-Show-17

The 10 Best NAMM Show Tips

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article was published by NAMM U. The NAMM Show and Summer NAMM are always fun times to see new products, meet new p...

The Cost Of Counterfeits

Although we hear a lot about the problems of infringement in music publishing, I think problems centered on counterfeit music products are equally dangerous, bo...