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Sweetwater GearFest a Big Success

Sweetwater’s annual event, GearFest, went virtual this year due to COVID-19. The event was a big success, with traffic numbers positive across all channels.
Mom's Music

Mom’s Music to be Sold

Marvin and Beverly Maxwell, owners of Mom’s Music in Louisville, Ky., announced they have sold the store. Both will remain at the store for two more years however. “I have sold Mom’s,” Marvin Maxwell wrote in an email. “We have an agreement. Beverly...
Sam Ash

Sam Ash Obtained At Least $5M in PPP Funding

Sam Ash Music Co. obtained between $5 million and $10 million in payroll protection program (PPP) funding, according to a Newsday report. A total of 70 companies on New York’s Long Island received this funding from the federal government, including t...
NAMM U, Doug Stephens, MI Retailers

Post-Pandemic World Looks Bright for MI Retailers

Although some lessons can be learned from the past that can be applied today, we are “traveling down a tunnel and don’t know where the end is” regarding COVID-19’s affect on retailers, said futurist Doug Stephens during his NAMM U Virtual Summit’...
Roy Mayorga,

Porter & Davies Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Porter & Davies, the company behind the BC2, BC2rm, BC Gigster, BC-X, TT6 Equipped Thrones and KT Platforms silent tactile monitoring systems, is celebrating its 10th anniversary later this month.