Laura B. Whitmore Interview

Laura B. Whitmore By Dan Ferrisi   If there’s anyone in the music products industry who has earned the title of “renaissance woman,” it’s Laura B. Whitmore. She’s Owner of Mad Sun Marketing; Producer of BackStory Events and the She Rocks Awards; and Founder of The...

Chris Martin Addresses the Future of the Guitar

Chris Martin IV, Chairman and CEO, C.F. Martin & Co. A family-run, nearly-185-year-old guitar company has a unique vantage point on the market, and the perspective is even sharper when you’re the company’s sixth-generation leader, whose time steering the ship has...

Bob Taylor on CITES

The 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) took place in Johannesburg, South Africa, from September 24 to October 4, 2016. At the conference, the CITES...

Reverb.com’s David Kalt

Reverb.com founder and CEO David Kalt came to MI retail with the same passion for music and guitars that most in the business do, but leavened with a tech entrepreneur’s instincts. Kalt, who was co-founder and CEO of online brokerage optionsXpress, which he took...