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DECEMBER 2008 I 2008 RETAIL EXCELLENCE AWARDS
2008 Music Inc. Retail
Excellence Awards
> Indie Retailer of the Year
> Chain Retailer of the Year
> Overall Excellence
> Customer Service
> Marketing Excellence
> Store Design & Display

> Education Excellence
> Retail Improvement
> Honor Roll

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JUNE 2007 I HOW-TO FEATURE I BY SARA FARR
How to Fix
Your Business

Five essentials for every independent retailer hoping to safeguard its business for the next decade
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JUNE 2009 I PIANO MARKET I BY GREG BILLINGS
What Went Wrong With
the Piano Industry...
And How to Fix It

Billings investigates the piano industry's current challenges and proposes solutions for moving forward.
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JUNE 2009 I SUMMER PROMOTIONS I
BY JENNY DOMINE

Summer Blues Busters
Ten tried-and-true retail promotions for bringing more summer fun,
sales into music stores.
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MAY 2009 I RETAIL FIRST AID I BY JEFF CAGLE
Retail First Aid
Four financial strategies to help music retailers survive the uncertain economy.
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NavMAY 2008 I PRINT MARKET I BY DAN DALEY
The Case for Print
In a margin-conscious business climate, sheet music looks better than ever on a balance sheet. Daley appraises the growing market.
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NavNOVEMBER 2007 I ACCESSORIES FEATURE I
TED ESCHLIMAN

Sweating the Small Stuff
Accessories add margin points to a sale, but Ted Eschliman stresses five other reasons to 'think small'
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GEORGE HINES

The Profit In Small Goods
Master combo retailer George Hines shares his approach for boosting profitability with accessories

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NavNOVEMBER 2008 I STORE DESIGN I BY ZACH PHILLIPS AND JENNY DOMINE
2008 Music Inc. Store Design Annual
A walk through five music product retailers with store designs that breath music-making culture.
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