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    What Are They Buying Back?

    At this point in 2018, many will argue that stock…

    Thiel: the Final Chapter

    At Copper, we've followed the slow-motion demise of Thiel Audio…

    Sound United Grows Again

    Sound United announced the acquisition of Onkyo's home audio division,…

    Andrea Brinkmann, RIP

    Brinkmann Audio is a highly-regarded German manufacturer of turntables and…

    Sears: the Last Gasp?

    We've written about the decline and fall of Sears a…

    Gibson: Missed It By That Much

    Believe it or not, it's not over yet. Reports of…

    Gibson to Close Memphis Factory

    Regular readers of Copper, and especially of Industry News, have no doubt…

    Monster and Sonos: Back in the News

    Some companies seem to have a hard time staying out…

    A Tale of Two Bankruptcies

    Not all bankruptcies are alike. The two forms generally seen…

    CanJam NYC 2020 Show Report, Part One

    Ever since the Sony Walkman became a private music listening…

    Sears, Yet Again

    It seems like only yesterday when Industry News wrote about…

    Krell Returns

    The title of the article is mildly misleading: strictly speaking,…

    The Gibson Saga Continues

    We've written about the continuing saga of Gibson Brands numerous…

    Bang & Olufsen: Back From the Edge?

    The last time Industry News looked at 93-year-old Danish manufacturer…

    A Monster Story, and Sonos Goes IPO

    Noel Lee was an engineer at the Lawrence-Livermore Laboratory and…

    Miraculously, Best Buy Lives

    Industry News has written many times about brick and mortar…

    Sonos: Another Killer IPO?

    For the last few years, investors have been somewhat cautious…

    Toys 'R' Us Is Dead

    Back in Copper #56, Industry News featured a Jeremiad of…

    AES Show Fall 2020, Part Two

    I’d like to commend the Audio Engineering Society (AES) for…

    The Hong Kong High-End Audio Visual Show 2021

    August 6 – 8 was the weekend of the 2021…

    AES Show Spring 2021, Part Three: Recreating Audio Reality

    As a result of COVID-19, AES (Audio Engineering Society) Show…

    The Home Entertainment (T.H.E.) Show: People and Photos

    After trade show after trade show were understandably cancelled due…

    AES Show Spring 2021, Part Two: Psychology and the Human Perception of Audio

    As a result of COVID-19, AES Show Spring 2021, named…

    AES Show Spring 2021, Part One

    Similarly to their AES Fall 2020 New York show, the…

    The Virtual Audio Dealer

    Wendell Diller is the marketing manager for Magnepan. Located in…

    AES’ Audio Wonders of the World: Blackbird Studio

    The AES (Audio Engineering Society) Show Fall 2020 was of…

    AES Fall Show 2020, Part Three

    This fall, the Audio Engineering Society (AES) held its annual…

    AT&T Cleared to Take Over Time Warner; Mixed News for Sears

    While things are momentarily quiet in the audio biz itself,…

    AES Show Fall 2020 Highlights, Part One

    The major city lockdowns across the nation because of COVID-19…

    Axiom Audio Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

    Canadian loudspeaker and electronics manufacturer Axiom Audio is celebrating their…

    In Memoriam: Victor Goldstein

    The audio world lost one of its most pre-eminent, wonderful,…

    Tales of an Audio Forum Administrator, Part One

    Internet forums are a way of life for many of…

    Audio Companies Respond to COVID-19

    In a recent video Steve Guttenberg aka The Audiophiliac pointed…

    CanJam NYC 2020 Show Report, Part Two

    Part One of this report appeared in Issue 106. CanJam…

    The Changing Audio Consumer and the Future of Audio

    While many of us focus on high-performance two-channel audio systems,…

    More Upheaval at Sears and Texting Music

    Sears Holdings Corporation Chairman and CEO: “We Are Fighting Like…

    Conrad-Johnson Sold

    Bill Conrad and Lew Johnson were government economists who happened…

    Changes Everywhere in Audio

    There are major changes afoot in the audio industry, and…

    Neil Young---Yet Again!

    Neil Young may be dedicated to communicating with his fan…

    Changes at B&W/Classe

    [This is another occasion upon which press-releases cannot be relied,…

    McIntosh Group Adds Co-CEO

    [As discussed in Industry News in issues #25 and #26 .…

    Spotify: Bigger User Base, Bigger Losses

    [Spotify has not issued a press-release on several recent developments…

    B & O Sells Czech Factory to Tymphany

    Bang & Olufsen completes divestiture of its Czech subsidiary and…

    No Love For the Shack
    and Sears Continues in Freefall

    Last Chance For Store Closing Deals At Your Neighborhood RadioShack!…

    Massive Layoffs at Harman Pro

    Back in Copper #27, we reported legal woes at Samsung…

    Neil Young---Again?

    [In last issue's Industry News, I mentioned that following the…

    hhgregg Shuts Down and Neil Young Returns

    hhgregg to Liquidate Assets [Never a big player in audio…

    Schiit Goes B & M;
    RIAA Releases Music Sales Statistics

    Schiit Reimagines the Company Store (Seriously) [Schiit is a love-it-or-hate-it…

    Radio Shack Declares Bankruptcy (Again);
    Sonos Wins Suit Against Denon/D+M

    General Wireless Operations Inc. Commences Voluntary Chapter 11 Proceeding [As…

    Sound United Acquires D+M; Control 4 Acquires Triad

    Sound United Announces Acquisition of D+M Group [Who are the…

    MQA Signs Deal with Universal Music Group; More Woes for Samsung

    MQA and Universal Music Group to Collaborate on Advancing Hi-Res…

    More Changes at McIntosh Group; CEDIA Show Bought---and Sold?

    [As reported in last issue's Industry News, Mauro Grange, CEO…

    One Down, One to Go

    Starting in  Copper #40, there have been several occasions when we've…

    Sonos: Bad News and Less-Bad News

    Since its founding in 2002, Sonos has stood apart in…

    New Editor at Inner Fidelity/AudioStream; Pro-Ject Buys Musical Fidelity

    Industry News recently reported the sale of Stereophile and its…

    SME Buys Garrard; Shure Kills Cartridges; Gibson Files Chapter 11

    SME Limited Acquires the Garrard Audio Brand 1st May 2018 –…

    Stereophile, What Hi-Fi? Sold

    Consolidation in the publishing world is nothing new, but it…

    Debt Is Death (Sometimes)

    Our focus this time in Industry News will be on…

    Spotify Files for IPO; Tower Records Founder Dies

    Back in Copper #36, we looked at the financial state…

    Sony CEO Steps Down; More Challenges for Gibson

    Sony Corporation laid out major management shifts in a recent…

    Some Good News, Some Bad News

    In Copper #51 we wrote about the demise of Thiel…

    CEO Leaves McIntosh Group; Sprint Buys Shares in Tidal

    Every issue, we will present major news of the audio…

    Qobuz Comes to the US; Circuit City Returns?

    If CES is good for nothing else, it's good for…

    The Stories that Just Wouldn't Go Away in 2017

    The end of the year is often a time to…

    Circuit City Bankruptcy Enters Tenth Year

    Circuit City began by taking over the last few stores of…

    Gibson and hh gregg---Yet Again!

    We previously wrote about the financial problems of Gibson Brands…

    More Bad News for Sears and Gibson

    We've previously written about the sad, seemingly-inevitable  decline of Sears.…

    AKG Closes in Vienna; Cavalli Audio Closes

    As reported in Copper #42,  Harman laid off 650 employees…

    Classe' Closes; Focal CEO Passes Away

    As mentioned back in Copper #40, changes were afoot at…
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