Career & Business

Dubbed the "Retail Oscars" by Music Inc. magazine, the Top 100 Dealer Awards highlights the industry’s best music product retailers and shares their strategies for success.
Samsystems, established in 2012, is the UK-based “inventors and manufacturers of the world’s first integral close miking system for guitar amplifiers and speaker cabinets.” The company's new Integral IM10 – IM12 provides an alternative concept to close cab miking as it fits on the speaker inside any speaker cabinet.
Rovner® Products started temporarily manufacturing face shields at the end of March when the Governor of Maryland closed non-essential business and regular production was shut down.
Guitar Slip No More (GSNM) is the hot new product that helps keep electric and bass guitars from slipping away from the performer while playing in the seated position. This product offers a new way for guitarists of any level to prevent the slip while they sit.
The COVID-19 pandemic and its effects have more people turning to the power of music to help cope with their new realities.
Guitar and bass string manufacturer, Ernie Ball, pivots operations to produce and distribute free face masks for the community of Coachella Valley, California in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
NAMM Member OMG Music recently completed its program, Masks4Music!, which provided masks for independent music stores and their employees that have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Just outside Toronto, Canada lies the 150,000 square foot facility of NAMM Member Yorkville Sound, a leading manufacturer and distributor of pro audio systems and musical instruments.
Fox Music House is providing its community with the opportunity to experience music from the safety of their porches and lawns during the COVID-19 pandemic. While in-store operations may have been temporarily halted, the retailer is committed to bringing the joys of music to the masses.
While Third Rock Music Center is just shy of its fifth anniversary, the staff has honed its over 60 years of music retail skills to prepare for transitioning back to the ‘new normal’ that will soon face this Ohio retailer once they are allowed to reopen their brick and mortar location later this month.
With his store closed since March 18, Josh Landress, owner of J.Landress Brass has taken to his New York City balcony to remember those lost to the COVID-19 virus in a moving rendition of “Taps.”
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