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June 06, 2019 01:05 PM

Sound Messe in Osaka 2019, Japan’s Largest Guitar, Amp and Ukulele Exhibition Market

Established as one of the largest exhibitions and markets for guitars and ukuleles in Japan, Sound Messe in Osaka Executive Committee organized 9th session on May 11 and 12 in Osaka. (photo left, the visitors making a long queue before the opening.) Initiated in 2010 by acoustic guitar manufacturers, distributors and music retailers, it’s widely recognized among guitarists and guitar enthusiasts where they can experience unique and exciting gears and buy them on site. Sound Messe in Osaka ...

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June 03, 2019 04:38 PM

Yamaha’s 2019 Revenue Increases About 15%

Yamaha announced that its sales gained 1% or 4.4 billion yen to 437.4 billion yen for the 12-month term ended in March 2019. The operating revenue increased 14.7% or 7.2 billion yen to 56 billion yen, and the ordinary income increased 18.7% or 9.2 billion yen to 58.4 billion yen. Thus, sales growth has continued for 7 consecutive terms to set another record. Music business sales rose 2.7% to 282 billion yen, and operating revenue jumped up 24% to 42.9 billion yen. Two-digit sales growth in China...

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June 03, 2019 04:38 PM

Kawai Closes Latest Term With Growth

Kawai disclosed consolidated annual report for 12-month term ended in March 2019. The sales for the term were 72.4 billion yen, an increase of 1.58 billion yen over the previous term. The operating revenue was 3.67 billion yen, an increase of 0.92 billion yen. Ordinary income increased 0.85 billion yen to 3.92 billion yen. The net income was 2.01 billion yen, an increase of 0.058 billion yen. Educational instrumental business increased 3.05 billion yen to 58.59 billion yen. The operating revenue...

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May 13, 2019 11:51 AM

Red Dot Design Award to Yamaha and Roland Digital Pianos

German Red Dot Design Award 2019 Products Design Award was given to Yamaha CSP Series Clavinova and Roland LX700 Series digital pianos among approximately 5,500 entries submitted from 55 countries throughout the world. (photo left) Roland LX700 Series also won Products Award of German iF Design 2019. (photo below) ...

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May 13, 2019 11:46 AM

Fender Shop Opens in MIKIGAKKI AMERICAMURA, Osaka

Asia’s first Fender official shop opened in Miki Gakki Americamura location, Osaka recently. Miki Gakki has explored a new market approach to serve as a professional group of specialist stores in recent years. In that context, Americamura outlet has just turned into an electric guitar specialist store. (photos right: Fender Custom Shop, top, and the electric guitar section where more than 300 gears are shown.)  The Fender Shop in MIKIGAKKI AMERICAMURA shows about 300 Fender electric guitar...

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