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December 12, 2014 09:50 AM

Vestax Filed For Bankruptcy

Vestax Corporation, a leading manufacturer of DJ mixers, turntables, etc., filed for bankruptcy to Tokyo District Court on December 5, recently reported Teikoku Databank, Limited, a corporate credit research company.   Vestax expanded business early 00s, and reported 2.5 billion yen annual sales in 2002. However, the economic downturn, and rise of inexpensive models made in China severely impacted the sales of the company in the following years. The sales went down to 1.06 billion yen in 20...

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December 08, 2014 11:45 AM

Global Marks 40th Anniversary

Tokyo-based Global Corporation, one of the leading distributors of woodwind and brass instruments, celebrated 40 years in business inviting approximately 300 industry leaders at Tokyo Bay Ariake Washington Hotel on November 20, the night before opening of 2014 Musical Instruments Fair Japan. Founded in September, 1975 at Hyakunin-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, the company grew launching Jupiter Japan, co-established company with Kung Hsue She Trading Co., Ltd., Taiwan, and opened Global Wind Instrumen...

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December 08, 2014 11:09 AM

2014 Musical Instruments Fair Japan Delivered Visitors Fun of Music Making

The 3-day consumer musical event closed on Nov. 23 in success drawing remarkable 40,647 visitors. Re-engineered after 3 years of extensive planning with renewed concepts, new regulations and at an international-level convention hall, the music products industry welcomed the musicians of all levels and music enthusiasts with seamless musical entertainment programs, hands-on sessions, new products presentations and demonstrations at a public space as well as in exhibitor booths. On the weekend, hu...

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November 18, 2014 06:45 PM

2014 Musical Instruments Fair Japan Ready To Go

2014 Musical Instruments Fair Japan takes place from November 21 (Fri.) through 23 (Sun.) at a new venue, Tokyo Big Sight Convention Center after 3 years absence. A total of 124 exhibitors, 37 music retailer on-site shops and 12 outlet stores meet together under one roof.   Besides numerous world brands represented by Japanese distributors, 14 companies from China, England, Korea and Taiwan set up booths to appeal their products directly to Japanese consumer. Being a consumer show, the 2014...

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November 15, 2014 06:58 PM

2014 Good Design Awards

Japan Institute of Design Promotion has recently announced 2014 Good Design Awards. Yamaha CX Series grand pianos won among Best 100 Products of Good Design. Other awarded music products include Yamaha Clavinova CVP Series, STAGEA Electone, P-255 digital piano, Clavinova  CLP-500 Series, and Korg tinyPIANO. ...

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