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Michael Raine

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Michael Raine is the Senior Editor at Canadian Music Trade magazine. He is also a co-host of the popular Canadian Musician Podcast examining the Canadian music industry.

Key Questions & Metrics for Smart Buying & Effective Inventory Management

This article originally appeared in the August/September 2019 issue of Canadian Music Trade magazine.

By Michael Raine

There are over 7,000 brands represented at the annual NAMM Show, a great number of which are launching new products across every conceivable category. Needless to say, MI dealers have a

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Home Recording: A Resilient, Reliable Category for MI Retailers

This article originally appeared in the April/May 2019 issue of Canadian Music Trade magazine.

By Andrew King

Home recording is an inherently unique productcategory – one that’s complementary to virtually every other department in your store while also being a niche unto itself. Put simply, it’s a rabbit

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