Current Issue: August/September 2021

Cover Story

Combatting Theft & Fraud - From credit card fraud to the old stash-and-dash, what can & should you do?

By Michael Raine

Remember, the criminals were working from home, too. With retailers closed to in-store shopping for much of the last 18 months, the door was also mostly shut on in-store theft. But criminals also have bills to pay, so they adapted their business like the rest of us. From a couple Canadian MI retailers who have learned the hard way, as well as an award-winning retail loss prevention expert, find out what to look out for and what you can do to prevent theft and fraud in your store.

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A Bizarre Back-to-School Season - What are Music Educators Expecting & How Can MIRetailers Be Prepared?

Music teachers, both classroom and private, are still on their toes, not sure what to expect for this coming school year. This, of course, also means the MI dealers need to be ready to help in whatever way they can. To learn more on both sides of the equation, CMT reached out to the heads of the Canadian associations representing classroom (CMEA) and private (CFMTA) music educators, as well as a couple folks in MI retail with plenty of experience and expertise in serving the music education market.

Every Issue Of CMT Includes:

From The Floor

Insights on trends, effective tactics & more for retailers & their employees


Updates on events, initiatives & more from our partners at NAMM

Suppliers Spotlight

Get to know the companies serving Canadian MI retailers


Personal profiles on members of Canada's musical products industry

Product News

The latest products & technologies to hit the musical products market


Your calendar for music & MI-focused events, conferences & more

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