August 18, 2020 I Appointments

Guitar Center Makes Leadership Additions

Guitar Center has announced several appointments and promotions that reflect the company’s omnichannel sales and growth strategy.

August 17, 2020 I Appointments

Loud Audio Names Alex Nelson New CEO

Nelson has been with the company since 2006, became president of Loud’s retail brands in 2011 and then president of the company in 2018.

August 14, 2020 I Supply

Hal Leonard to Distribute Michael Kelly Guitars and Singular Sound

Michael Kelly Guitars, owned by Samson Technologies of New York and Singular Sound of Florida, has granted Hal Leonard distribution of its various products.

August 13, 2020 I Supply

SmartMusic Announces Print-on-Demand Feature for School Year

MakeMusic Inc. has announced the ability for students and teachers with access to its premium content to print thousands of educational titles at no additional cost for the coming U.S. academic year.

August 12, 2020 I Supply

Chauvet Opens New Las Vegas Facility

Chauvet has doubled its capacity in the Western U.S. with the opening of a 35,000 square foot Las Vegas satellite facility.

August 10, 2020 I Coronavirus

MI SalesTrak Reveals Month-by-Month Market Changes During the Pandemic

MI SalesTrak, a retail sales tracking program for the musical products industry, has released an analysis of how MI sales performed in March through June.

August 10, 2020 I Supply

Fender Brings Dealer Meeting Experience Online

Fender has announced a new slate of products for the remainder of 2020 via a global online meeting experience for dealers worldwide.

August 10, 2020 I Coronavirus

NAMM Announces Week-Long Virtual Event, 2021 NAMM Show Canceled

NAMM has announced that The 2021 NAMM Show will not take place due to concerns over the coronavirus, and, instead, the association will host Believe in Music week during the week of January 18, 2021.