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UP, UP AND AWAY!

Summer NAMM’s Growth A Positive Sign For The Industry Last month, thousands upon thousands of music products industry members descended on Nashville TN to ex...

Rattle & Strum

The guitar market is often lumped together as exactly that: an amalgam of all different types of guitars, and every manufacturer from small to large. That, ...

Guitar Sales Hit A High Note

2012 Was Another Good Year, Led By Acoustics What a difference two months can make. In February, a story titled “The State of Our Union,” written by this autho...

ON TOP OF THE WORLD

Every time I head out to Anaheim for the NAMM show, I know I have an incredibly hectic week ahead, this year involving everything from back-to-back manufacturer...

Porter & Davies Chooses Jimmie Dean

Porter & Davies has appointed Jimmie Dean to VP of Sales and Marketing in the U.S. Dean has been a well-known face and personality in the music community fo...

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 ...