April 24, 2020 I Coronavirus

Government Grants More Money for Small Business Relief, NAMM Reacts

Today, President Trump approved a $484 billion package to prop up small businesses and hospitals impacted by the coronavirus crisis and expand testing, put forth by Congress.

April 22, 2020 I Coronavirus

Guitar Center Reopens Kansas City Distribution Center

Guitar Center has announced that its Guitar Center eCommerce Fulfillment Center in Kansas City, Missouri, reopened on April 22. The facility was temporarily…

April 20, 2020 I Distribution

Reverb Launches Carbon Offset Shipping

Reverb, an online e-commerce hub for buying and selling musical instruments, has announced that beginning today, the company will offset 100% of its carbon…

April 17, 2020 I Operations

Fender To Phase Out Making Ash Guitar Bodies

Fender has begun to phase out the use of ash wood in its production, according to an email that the company sent dealers yesterday. In an email sent out to…

April 16, 2020 I Coronavirus

My Music Staff Integrates Software in Response to COVID-19

My Music Staff announced adaptions to its software to integrate with Zoom, Skype and FaceTime this week. The Burlington, Ontario, Canada-based lesson management…

April 16, 2020 I Acquisition

Deering Purchases ProPik

Deering Banjo Company has announced that it has completed the purchase of fingerpick brand, ProPik from California-based Mapson Engineering on April 15 and has…

April 15, 2020 I Coronavirus

Bari Woodwinds Rolls Back Prices

Bari Woodwinds, a Palmetto, Florida-based manufacturer of mouthpieces and synthetic reeds, has announced it will honor last year’s pricing through the…

April 14, 2020 I Obituary

JC Costa Passes Away at 75

Industry veteran Jean-Charles Costa passed away on March 24 in New York City due to complications caused by an abdominal obstruction. He was 75 years old. Known…