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Parrish Music Expands with Second Location

Christian Wissmuller •
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• September 13, 2018
Wisconsin's Parrish Music has opened a second location. The new store is named The Harmony Shop, and features gifts, fair trade items, and home goods. Read More...

Hal Leonard Acquires Groove3

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• September 13, 2018
Hal Leonard has acquired Groove3, a leading website specializing in music technology tutorial videos. Read More...

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Christian Wissmuller •
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• September 10, 2018
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Gibson Reaches Global Settlement, Juszkiewicz Stepping Down

Christian Wissmuller •
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• September 7, 2018
According to Gibson Brands, Inc., all of the major stakeholders involved in Gibson's Capter 11 cases have reached a global settlement in regards to the company's plan of reorganization. Read More...

Gibson Requests Court to Relieve the Company of $60M in Claims

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• September 6, 2018
Amidst bankruptcy proceedings, Gibson Brands, Inc. has filed a request to toss out a $61.4 million claim by German company, Tronical. Read More...

RCF Group Announces Acquisition of EAW

Christian Wissmuller •
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• September 5, 2018
RCF Group has announced that it is acquiring Eastern Acoustics Works (EAW), an iconic company in the history of Install and Touring sound headquartered in Whitinsville, Massachusetts from LOUD Audio LLC, a portfolio company of Transom Capital Group. Read More...

EMD Music to Distribute Islander Ukuleles in U.S., Canada, Parts of Western Europe

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• August 31, 2018
Kanile’a Ukuleles, the parent company of Islander Ukuleles, has announced a new strategic partnership with EMD Music effective immediately. Read More...

Scarborough Purchases Inventory of Spizz Cymbals from Universal Percussion

Victoria Wasylak •
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• August 29, 2018
Russell Scarborough, proprietor of Russell’s Music World in Norfolk, Virginia, has purchased the entire inventory of Spizz Cymbals from Universal Percussion, the developer and original distributor of Spizz. Read More...

Future-proof Your Business at the Retail Innovation Summit at the 2019 NAMM Show

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • Upfront
• August 27, 2018
Retail is evolving at an unprecedented speed, and harnessing new opportunities to transform business in today’s tech era has never been more critical. That’s why NAMM retail members are invited to attend the new Retail Innovation Summit at The 2019 NAMM Show. Read More...

KMC Music Becomes Exclusive U.S. Distributor for the Entire Suzuki Musical Instruments Product Line

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• August 27, 2018
KMC Music has announced that it has been appointed to serve as the exclusive United States distributor of the entire Suzuki Musical Instruments product line. Read More...

D’Addario Acquires Two Nearby Buildings and Continues Sustainability Efforts Towards LEED Certification

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• August 22, 2018
D’Addario has announced the purchase of two adjacent industrial buildings next to their headquarters at 595 Smith Street in Farmingdale, Long Island. Read More...

Hal Leonard Announces New Distribution Agreements with iZotope and Audient

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• August 20, 2018
Hal Leonard has announced that as of August 1, iZotope and Audient products have been added to the company’s MI Distribution division catalog. Read More...

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