Features: Feature

December 03, 2020

At a Crossroads

While Tommy Colletti is honored that his business, The Music Zoo in Farmingdale, New York, has been included as part of Music Inc.’s Retail Excellence Awards,…

December 02, 2020

Weathering the Storm

Founded in 1906 in Pittsburgh, Cooper Piano has faced it all: the Spanish Flu, the Great Depression, World War II and now the coronavirus pandemic. In 1977,…

December 01, 2020

Leading Through Change

With a vast school music portfolio that spans six states, Amro Music in Memphis, Tennessee, is experiencing a school rental season that Vice President Nick…

November 24, 2020

All Hands on Deck

As stay-at-home orders went into effect across the U.S. last spring, MI retailers saw a sharp increase of shoppers ordering gear online. And like many…

November 18, 2020

Stepping Up Safely

When PM Music Center in Aurora, Illinois, closed its doors due to the coronavirus on March 23, the dealer was seeing its best year ever. Numbers were up, and a…

November 06, 2020

One Day at a Time

As it has for so many band and orchestra dealers around the country, the coronavirus has upended Monroe, Connecticut-based dealer Creative Music Center’s…

October 20, 2020

Do You Believe?

The coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of live events around the world, including one near and dear to the musical products industry’s heart: The…

October 09, 2020

How to Win the Holiday Sales Season

In August, Music Inc. reported on the best retail technologies, many of which were related to increasing digital sales, and in September, we offered four major…