Chesbro is a 100-year-old family-owned regional music wholesaler serving independent retail music stores. The company sells a range of musical instruments and published sheet music.
Music Wholesale and Distribution
$14 million +
Idaho Falls, ID
Revenue and profitability were flat for several years, but the Great Recession’s impact on discretionary music playing and education exacerbated year-over-year declines from 2008 to the first half of 2009. Underlying the recessionary pressures were numerous other factors contributing to the business’ challenges:
Involvement began in the summer of 2007 and continued through 2009. It consisted of three stages:
“OneAccord provided an interim VP sales and marketing talent who provided insight and experience that was critical to the success of the above projects. One of the greatest benefits in working with OneAccord is the variety of expertise from OneAccord principals … and their extended network of relationships … In a business and technology environment that changes rapidly, [the availability of OneAccord executives and resources] helped our small company to have access to critical resources.” —Chesbro Music CEO
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