Guitar Center
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Headquarters Westlake Village, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1959
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

What AutoZone is to the garage, Guitar Center is to the garage band. The #1 US retailer of guitars, amps, keyboards, and pro-audio equipment operates more than 210 stores in some 40 states. Major brands include Fender, Gibson, and Roland, as well as Guitar Center's own Laguna, Raven, and Harbinger labels. Stores also offer used and vintage instruments, computer hardware and software, and musician services (such as CD duplication and digital distribution). In addition to Guitar Center, the firm runs about 100 Music & Arts Center locations that sell and rent band and... More

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Pros: Amazing culture and attitude about music. Full Review

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Interview Details – I first applied online. A week later I received a phone call from one of the stores I applied to. They offered me a group interview. When I arrived, there were 15+ people waiting. They took us across the street into their warehouse. The interviewer's (Store Manager and Sales Manager) asked…Full Interview

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America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2008

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