Company Overview of Guitar Center, Inc.
Guitar Center, Inc. operates as a retailer of music products in the United States. It operates three business segments: Guitar Center, Direct Response, and Music & Arts. The Guitar Center segment offers guitars, amplifiers, percussion instruments, keyboards, and pro audio and recording equipment through its retail stores and online. It also provides repair services, and rehearsal and/or lesson space. As of October 21, 2013, this segment operated approximately 250 Guitar Center stores The Direct Response segment is involved in the catalog and online sale of a range of music products under various brand names. This segment operates musiciansfriend.com Web site The Music & Arts segment rents an...
5795 Lindero Canyon Road
Westlake Village, CA 91362
Founded in 1959
Key Executives for Guitar Center, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Executive Officer of Music and Arts Center
President of Music & Arts
Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President of Finance and Controller
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
Guitar Center, Inc. Key Developments
Guitar Center Opens New Retail Location in Columbia, South Carolina
Apr 21 15
Guitar Center has announced the opening of a new store a musical instrument and technology center covering 12,000sqft in Columbia, South Carolina. Guitar Center's Columbia location features modern showrooms equipped with the latest products for musicians from guitars, amplifiers, percussion instruments and keyboards to live sound, DJ, lighting and recording equipment. The store also provides customers with a vast selection of products and a dedicated staff with unparalleled musical knowledge and experience. Additionally, the Columbia store features Guitar Center Lessons, an in-house, lesson facility, which will create unrivalled opportunities for Columbia's musicians of all ages and skill levels. Guitar Center Lessons provides music lessons from beginner to advanced featuring certified instructors teaching world-class curriculum as well as one-on-one and group courses. Guitar Center's GC Repairs, an on-site guitar repair and set-up service for stringed instruments and GC Rentals, offering the ability to rent instruments and other gear, are also featured at the new store.
Guitar Center, Inc. Opens New Store at 195 Yale Street, Houston, Texas
Apr 9 15
Guitar Center, Inc. has opened a new store at 195 Yale Street, Houston, Texas. Guitar Center's Central Houston location features modern showrooms equipped with the latest products for musicians from guitars, amplifiers, percussion instruments and keyboards to live sound, DJ, lighting and recording equipment. Additionally, the Central Houston store features Guitar Center Lessons, an in-house, lesson facility, which will create unrivalled opportunities for Central Houston's musicians of all ages and skill levels.
Guitar Center, Inc. Lays Off 43 People at Corporate Headquarters in Westlake Village
Feb 6 15
Guitar Center Inc. has laid off 43 people who held field management positions and worked at its corporate headquarters in Westlake Village. The changes were made Jan. 28.
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