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Top 5 global guitar vendors for 2017-2021

Top 5 global guitar vendors for 2017-2021

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New research from Technavio has revealed the top five leading vendors in the global guitar market for the next five years.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 30th 2017 at 4:04PM
Top 10 stories of the week: Gibson/JHS legal battle, Percussion Plus enters administration, 5 major issues for retailers

Top 10 stories of the week: Gibson/JHS legal battle, Percussion Plus enters administration, 5 major issues for retailers

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This week’s biggest news was that Gibson has confirmed the exclusive rights to various trademarked guitar designs in a legal dispute with JHS.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 17th 2017 at 9:46AM
Gibson confirms exclusive rights to trademarked guitar designs in legal dispute with JHS

Gibson confirms exclusive rights to trademarked guitar designs in legal dispute with JHS

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Gibson has announced that it has successfully confirmed the exclusive rights to various trademarked body and headstock designs.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 13th 2017 at 12:10PM
71% of customers prefer to shop in-store; Fender and Hendrix the ultimate brand and guitar hero, says survey

71% of customers prefer to shop in-store; Fender and Hendrix the ultimate brand and guitar hero, says survey

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UK guitar nuts have cited Fender as their favourite brand and Jimi Hendrix as their ultimate guitar hero, whilst also showing a strong preference for physical retail over buying online, ...

Daniel Gumble
on May 5th 2016 at 4:37PM

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Abbey Road Institute joins forces with Gibson Brands

Abbey Road Institute joins forces with Gibson Brands

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Abbey Road Institute, the educational arm of the world-famous recording studios, has struck a new ‘mutually supportive’ partnership with Gibson Brands.

Daniel Gumble
on Mar 30th 2016 at 11:26AM
Gibson selling off Nashville properties

Gibson selling off Nashville properties

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Gibson Brands is selling of its 1.62-acre property portfolio near downtown Nashville, just weeks after its credit rating was downgraded by Moody’s Investors Service.

Daniel Gumble
on Mar 29th 2016 at 8:41AM
Gibson credit rating downgraded after 'weak 2015 performance'

Gibson credit rating downgraded after 'weak 2015 performance'

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Gibson Brands has seen its credit rating downgraded by Moody’s Investors Service, with the poor consumer reception of its 2015 guitar range and high turnover in its senior financial ...

Daniel Gumble
on Mar 7th 2016 at 11:29AM
Gibson approach to business 'the riskiest' says market report

Gibson approach to business 'the riskiest' says market report

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Gibson’s approach to achieving market growth in the US has been described as ‘the riskiest’ in a new report by Moody’s Investors Service.

Daniel Gumble
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 11:08AM

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Two new Gibson guitars to be given away at PMT Music's Live event

Two new Gibson guitars to be given away at PMT Music's Live event

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PMT and Gibson will be giving away two brand new guitars at the retailer’s annual Music’s Live weekend, which takes place on November 7th-8th at PMT Birmingham.

Daniel Gumble
on Oct 28th 2015 at 10:43AM
Court clears Gibson, Fender and Guitar Center of price fix allegations

Court clears Gibson, Fender and Guitar Center of price fix allegations

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Gibson, Fender and Guitar Center have been cleared of price fixing allegations in a ruling in the US Ninth Circuit Court.

Daniel Gumble
on Aug 26th 2015 at 2:54PM
John Lennon lost Gibson guitar to be auctioned

John Lennon lost Gibson guitar to be auctioned

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A long lost guitar that used to belong to John Lennon, which went missing in 1963, is to be auctioned later this year at Beverly Hills-based Julien’s Auctions.

Daniel Gumble
on Jun 8th 2015 at 9:00AM
MUSIKMESSE 2015: Gibson Les Paul Reference Monitors

MUSIKMESSE 2015: Gibson Les Paul Reference Monitors

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Gibson Brands will be showcasing its Les Paul Reference Monitors at Musikmesse 2015.

Rhys Troake
on Apr 15th 2015 at 11:13AM

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TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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As we come to the end of another week, we take a look at the most read stories of the past seven days.

Rhys Troake
on Feb 20th 2015 at 9:32AM
Les Paul's very own '54 Custom Black Beauty to be auctioned

Les Paul's very own '54 Custom Black Beauty to be auctioned

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Later this month, Les Paul’s very own 1954 Custom guitar, dubbed the Black Beauty, will be auctioned by Guernsey’s in the US, according to MI Pro US sister title, Guitar ...

Daniel Gumble
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 11:42AM
NAMM 2015: Gibson to showcase Les Paul Reference Monitors

NAMM 2015: Gibson to showcase Les Paul Reference Monitors

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Gibson Brands will release the Gibson Les Paul Reference Monitors at the 2015 winter NAMM.

Gibson Brands has designed this line of monitors to satisfy the needs of audio professionals ...

Rhys Troake
on Jan 20th 2015 at 4:00PM