Bain Capital debt strikes sour note at Guitar Center
With rumors swirling of an ownership change at debt-laden Guitar Center, all eyes will be on whether the Westlake Village-based company reversed its sagging online sales over the critical holiday season.
String theory: Retired exec plays on passion for guitars
After a successful career as the CEO of two dental insurance companies, Chris Kamen could be spending his retirement relaxing and playing golf. Instead, he owns and runs Santa Barbara-based Classic Guitars International.
Guitar man: High-end instruments, made in Oxnard
The first things you notice when you meet Jean Larrivée, the founder of high-end guitar maker Jean Larrivée Guitars, aren’t the test instruments leaning against the wall of his office, the tool chest in the corner or the small bottles of wood stain that dot the windowsill. It’s the giant red banners bearing Cyrillic script, Read More →