Baker & Taylor

  1. Grammy Sales Bumps: Retailers Banking on Mumford, Black Keys, Frank Ocean, Sheeran

    February 08, 2013 10:20 PM EST   While retail's money is still riding on Mumford & Sons to get the biggest sales gain after Sunday night’s Grammy Awards, now that the lineup is more complete than when we last checked in a couple of weeks ago, they see a slew of other ...

  2. Backbeat: Fontana Hosts Event for NYC Labels, We're Late But Rock the Joint Anyway

    December 09, 2011 10:33 AM EST Retail Track likes to be everywhere but sometimes writing stories in the office is a time consuming process that takes precedence over sharing goodwill with the industry. But when events are just around the corner from the Billboard office at a pl ...

  3. What's Behind Baker & Taylor's 'Bottom Rung' Status?

    March 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Last week, when Moody’s put out its bottom rung report—which those in the blog world seem to see as a "dead companies walking" list—Baker & Taylor earned the dubious distinction of being named. That made plenty of vendors nervous. Ev ...

  4. Eugster Named Chairman At Baker & Taylor

    January 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Jack Eugster, one of the most powerful U.S. music merchandisers when he headed Musicland, has been named chairman of wholesaler Baker & Taylor, replacing Richard Willis. Eugster had been serving on Baker & Taylor's board of directors ...

  5. Baker & Taylor's Willis Named NARM Chairman

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Richard Willis, chairman/CEO of Charlotte, N.C.-based Baker & Taylor, has been named chairman of the National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers, replacing Glen Ward, who resigned from the board on NEW YORK -- Richard Willis, chairman/CEO of ...

  6. NARM Votes Willis As Vice Chairman

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST The NARM board of directors has elected Baker & Taylor president/CEO Richard Willis as vice chairman of the board. The NARM board of directors has elected Baker & Taylor president/CEO Richard Willis as vice chairman of the board. Willi ...

  7. NARM Reveals Award Winners

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT NARM announced the winners of its Merchandisers and Suppliers of the Year Awards during a dinner ceremony yesterday (Aug. 24), the final night of the retail group's 46th annual convention at the Marri NARM announced the winners of its Merchan ...

  8. Ingram Stops Shipping 'The Gospel of John'

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A lawsuit between Christian labels Thomas Nelson and Visual Bible over the video rights to "The Gospel of John" has led one major distributor to stop shipment of the title. A lawsuit between Christian labels Thomas Nelson and Visual Bibl ...