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CountAllVotes

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6. Another brick & mortar store gone
Sun Apr 22, 2018, 12:04 PM
Apr 2018

Makes me really sad to read this.

Where else can one go to try out a guitar they might care to buy?

Sure you can buy one online used but who knows what you'll end up with.

There is another place called "Musician's Friend" but their prices are overboard IMO.





fuck Eliot Rosewater Apr 2018 #1
The problem is that there is no place to sit? oberliner Apr 2018 #2
That would suck. Loki Liesmith Apr 2018 #3
Vultures - isnt this Bain capital? Dream Girl Apr 2018 #4
It would have to be some bullshit like this. Dave Starsky Apr 2018 #7
They'll probably merge it with something like PetSmart... KY_EnviroGuy Apr 2018 #10
Guitar Center to Be Acquired by Bain Capital for $1.9 Billion FarCenter Apr 2018 #9
Bain - as I recall they deliberately treestar Apr 2018 #16
That's exactly what they do. That's ALL they do. Dave Starsky Apr 2018 #20
That's the general idea, but the ploy is more complicated than that FarCenter Apr 2018 #24
then Ares Capital came in melm00se Apr 2018 #26
Uh-oh. That's my toy store. (n/t) Iggo Apr 2018 #5
Another brick & mortar store gone CountAllVotes Apr 2018 #6
The problem is licensing Miles Archer Apr 2018 #8
Thank you mshasta Apr 2018 #11
Is Bananas at Large still around? CountAllVotes Apr 2018 #17
Seems they are still around CountAllVotes Apr 2018 #19
GC Owns Musician's Friend as well OneBlueDotBama Apr 2018 #32
Sweetwater Sound... Adrahil Apr 2018 #21
Guitar Center owns Musicians Friend. Eko Apr 2018 #33
I read that the sales of electric guitars have been declining ismnotwasm Apr 2018 #12
There have been rumors of such for years. Someone will purchase what's left of them and salvage Hoyt Apr 2018 #13
This is another retail model that isn't paying attention to consumers... cbdo2007 Apr 2018 #14
And Epiphone is an affordable alternative to a Gibson... Adrahil Apr 2018 #22
Not surprising blake2012 Apr 2018 #15
Some place to sit. Yes! MineralMan Apr 2018 #18
Awesome! NT Adrahil Apr 2018 #23
What a great story Beakybird Apr 2018 #28
No more guitar heroes! nt USALiberal Apr 2018 #25
It had to happen. All of trump supporters are buying banjoes instead. tonyt53 Apr 2018 #27
Just Another Bain Capitol Success. OneBlueDotBama Apr 2018 #29
Good - as a player/collector for years, happy to see this DrDan Apr 2018 #30
Rock is not as popular w/youth as it once was. radius777 Apr 2018 #31
Pretty much every year Eko Apr 2018 #34
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