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Guitar Center Gets Bought Out

Posted by - 12:06 PM on 06/28/07
A private investment firm called Bain Capital recently bought Guitar Center for $2.1 billion.
 
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12:09 PM on 06/28/07
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colorlesscliche
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I wonder what that means to musicians. Expect to pay more, less, or maybe no changes at all?
12:12 PM on 06/28/07
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Yeah, I wonder if it will change much...
12:18 PM on 06/28/07
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PJ1336
Yeah.
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Bane is a good band.
12:18 PM on 06/28/07
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I wonder if Guitar Center is worth that much
12:27 PM on 06/28/07
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I wonder if Guitar Center is worth that much

Why wouldn't it be? It's the largest retailer of musical instruments in the US (says so right in the article).
12:32 PM on 06/28/07
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where's amanda?
12:41 PM on 06/28/07
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I wonder what this means. I haven't been to Guitar center in a while actually(and I need to go).
12:48 PM on 06/28/07
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Bain Capital was founded by Mitt Romney, I do believe.
12:52 PM on 06/28/07
ArmaniMassacre
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Guitar Center is definitely worth that much....because you have to consider Musician's Friend, the largest mail order musical instrument retailer, is a subsidiary of Guitar Center. Therein making it a pretty damn good purchase....just hope it doesn't fuck things up too bad on the retail end of it.
12:57 PM on 06/28/07
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i hope they fire the bitch who works at the front desk of the guitar center on sunset. she's cute but quite possibly the bitchiest person i've ever met, in terms of people working in retail. the worst thing is, i always forget when i'm there, so i'm like, 'hey, she's cute' and then she opens her mouth and i remember how much i hate her
01:03 PM on 06/28/07
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Wow that's a tasty price tag.
01:11 PM on 06/28/07
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Musicianfriend.com makes $1Billion a year. But i dont know if thats net profit or revenue, im assuming profit.
01:12 PM on 06/28/07
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wowza. as long as Donald works at the one in Tampa, i will get the best deals there.
01:27 PM on 06/28/07
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i hope this doesnt change much... i was at my guitarcenter a few weeks ago looking for a new acoustic guitar... im wokring my ass of this summer for it.

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