future of musical instrument retail

New report on the future of music retail

Eric Garland Retail Trends Leave a Comment

For professionals in music retail who might be fans of my work on Guitar Center, Competitive Futures has just released a new report on the depth of strategic changes that await the marketplace. Check out the latest Three Trends Report: Musical Instrument Retail to see how stagnation, the shift from big box to digital retail, and the development of mobile …

The Radical Future of Musical Instrument Retail

Eric Garland Music, Retail Trends 10 Comments

Some of my most popular material of late has been about musical instrument retail, though focused on a single company and its effect on the marketplace. Nearly a million readers later, I have been hoping to do a much more thorough job of showing just why MI retail is undergoing a revolution, one with ample shocks for all players. I …