Billy Cuthrell

Billy Cuthrell founded Progressive Music Center in 1992 and continues to oversee the daily operations and management of 1,800 students between two locations in North Carolina. Cuthrell has written articles on the logistics of the music business for Music Inc., Drum Business and Modern Drummer and was featured in Entrepreneur magazine, Kiplinger magazine and as a cover story for trade publication Music Inc. Cuthrell offers consulting to the music industry through his firm Boyd and Associates.
 


Contributions
What is GMROI?

Are you a music store owner with a lot of inventory and a lot of cash flow problems?  Do you ofte

December 2, 2008
Breakfast of Champions: Marty Albertson

Marty Albertson became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Guitar Center, Inc., in 2004.  He joined Guitar Center as a salesperson in 1979 and has held various positions of increasing responsibility with Guitar Center since.  Marty served first as Advertising Director and in 1984 became National Sales Manager.  In 1985, Mr.

November 28, 2008
How to Make Smart Inventory Buys

During this NAMM U session, financial guru Alan Friedman of Friedman, Kannenberg and Co. revealed the keys to successful inventory management. According to Friedman, it begins with knowing what products to buy and how many to buy. He armed music retailers with a simple and easy formula to do this.

November 28, 2008
Increase Your Profitability Now!

From the 2008 NAMM Show, George Hines reveals his tips to increase profitability for music retail

November 28, 2008