August Bank Holiday

August 13th, 2016 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in General - (0 Comments)

Our Brighton store is normally open on Bank Holidays, but will be closed exceptionally on Sunday 28th August because of our annual staff barbecue.

Brighton will be open on the holiday Monday (11 till 5) though. Our other 2 shops will closed on that Monday.

Feefo Gold Trusted Merchant

February 4th, 2016 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in General - (0 Comments)

feefo gold 2016We have been awarded a Gold Trusted Merchant again for 2016 from Feefo – the independant feedback engine. This is the 3rd year in a row that we have won this award.

The certificate is awarded where 95% of customers have given the company a ranking of “Excellent” or “Good” across a four point scale. Our rating varied over the year between 99% and 100%. Very few retailers have achieved 100% from Feefo.

Again, thank you to all our customers who have taken the trouble to write a review. It is much appreciated.

Christmas Opening Times

December 16th, 2015 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in General - (0 Comments)

Here are our opening times this festive period.

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Yamaha Prices Reduced

May 7th, 2015 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in General - (0 Comments)

ylm_white_black_printWe have reduced all our Yamaha prices for the second time this year, making Yamaha instruments even more affordable.

We have been able to do this due to the favourable exchange rate against the Euro. It is likely that we will never see prices this low again, so why not invest in a quality instrument from Yamaha now.

Yamaha Prices Reduced

March 4th, 2015 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in General - (0 Comments)

yamaha_logoAll Yamaha prices have now been reduced by an average of about 5%.

This is due to the exchange rate against the Euro. Prices are now in line with prices across Europe again.

Feefo Gold Trusted Merchant

February 9th, 2015 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in General - (0 Comments)

feefo-footerWe have been awarded a Gold Trusted Merchant for 2015. This is the second year in a row for us.

Feefo’s independent feedback system has been designed to provide product and service reviews you can trust. All reviews are shown on our website (good and bad) and are completely un-edited by us.

The certificate is awarded where 95% of customers have given the company a ranking of “Excellent” or “Good” across a four point scale. Our rating varied over the year between 99% and 100%. Very few retailers have achieved 100% from Feefo.

A big thank you to all our customers who have taken the trouble to write a review. We do read every one of them. Also thank you to all our staff, who have helped us to achieve this high rating.

New Brochure Out

November 10th, 2014 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in General - (0 Comments)

brochure-cover-pageOur new brochure is out now. You can view or download it by clicking on the picture.

In it you will find details of all our rental plans, plus prices on instruments that we generally keep in stock.

Apprenticeships Available

October 23rd, 2014 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in General - (0 Comments)

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Calling all 17-18 year olds looking for a musical apprenticeship.

 

Amazing opportunity to join one of our retail branches in Hove, Brighton and Chichester and become part of the Ackerman Team.

In conjunction with MIRTAS we are excited to offer this apprenticeship to anyone looking for a career in retail with a musical edge.

The role will include general office and shop duties, answering the phone to customer queries and in-store customer service. Alongside this you will become knowledgeable about all instruments their accessories and sheet music. With a wealth of experience from the current team you will be helped along your apprenticeship with a mentor and friendly advice. Continue reading “Apprenticeships Available” »

New Hove Showroom Pictures

August 23rd, 2014 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in General - (0 Comments)

New showroom in HoveNow that our new showroom in Hove has been open for a couple of months, we thought you might like to see some recent pictures of the interior. With over 2500 sq ft of space we are now able to display our stock much better.

The front section has our sheet music department, together with digital pianos and keyboards. Also guitars, strings, reeds and accessories.

The middle section has our woodwind and brass instruments and accessories. Also stringed instruments and bows.

The rear section has all our racking for instrument stock and also the repair department.

Yamaha Price Reductions

August 5th, 2014 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in General - (0 Comments)

yamaha_logoYamaha prices have just been reduced by an average of over 6%. This is due to the exchange rate between the Pound and the Euro and puts us in line with prices across Europe. This means that we can offer you the best prices on Yamaha instruments, so no need to shop around other sites in Germany and France anymore!