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TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

Daniel Gumble
TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

News that around 70 Tannoy members of staff are set to be made redundant tops this week’s list.

The announcement from parent company MUSIC, formerly Music Group, also suggested that the firm’s UK facility could be closed, with manufacturing relocated to China.

Elsewhere, the subject of ‘Brexit’ has captured the industry’s imagination, with an industry-wide opinion piece and an exclusive article from PMT’s Simon Gilson both charting highly.

Meanwhile, news that a number of leading UK firms has thrown their weight behind the upcoming MI Expo trade event has also proved popular.
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1. 70 Tannoy staff set to be made redundant; Coatbridge plant could close

MUSIC (formerly Music Group) is proposing to dismiss around 70 members of staff as redundant at its manufacturing plant in Coatbridge, Scotland.

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2. OPINION: Simon Gilson, PMT, on what a 'Brexit' would mean for the industry

In an exclusive article for MI Pro, PMT chief, Simon Gilson, offers his take on what an EU exit or ‘Brexit’ would mean for the UK music industry…

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3. Brexit: Should we stay or should we go

On Thursday, June 23rd, Britain will be asked a simple question: should the United Kingdom remain in or leave the European Union?

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4. MI Expo: Peavey, Studioking, Rock Solid and more to connect with dealers at UK trade show

Peavey, Studioking, S. Johnson, Rock Solid and Dubreq are among a raft of leading MI brands, suppliers and service providers that will be looking to connect with UK dealers at the inaugural MI Expo.

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5. guitarguitar expands into Europe with new Belgium store

Guitarguitar has revealed that it is expanding into the European market with a brand new store in Ghent, Belgium set to open later this summer.

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6. Supro bolsters European sales team

Supro Amplification has added five new members to its European sales team, its UK and European distributor, JHS, has announced.

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7. TC Electronic reveals Sub 'n' Up Octaver pedal

TC Electronic has expanded its TonePrint range of pedals with the new Sub ‘N’ Up Octaver.

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8. Peavey to showcase pro audio lines at Plasa Focus

Barnes & Mullins will be presenting Peavey pro audio products at next month’s Plasa Focus show in Leeds.

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9. Tombo introduces innovative new chromatic harmonica

Japanese harmonica specialist Tombo has introduced an innovative new chromatic harmonica in an all-new style – the New ‘μ-01’ (Mew-01).

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10. NAMM Top 100 Dealers revealed

NAMM has revealed its Top 100 Dealers for 2016 ahead of a special gala ceremony, which will see additional awards handed out, on June 24th at the Summer NAMM show in Nashville.

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