Companies / How the Supreme Court’s Wayfair decision is changing retail

#87
Rank in U.S.
Performance Score:
63 out of 100

Sweetwater Sound’s core business is musical instruments and equipment, and its online content and product descriptions often were found copied, sometimes word for word, on competitors’ sites. Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Sweetwater in March 2016 sued Hello Music LLC in federal court for trademark infringement and says it has settled the case. A number of Hello Music pages copied Sweetwater’s product information and specifications and some Hello Music pages even contained “Sweetwater” in the text, according to Sweetwater. That content, which included at least 50 product descriptions, has been removed from Hello Music’s website, Sweetwater says.

Headquarters

5501 U.S. Hwy. 30 West, Fort Wayne IN 46818

Parent Company

Sweetwater Sound Inc.

Merchant Type

Catalog/Call Center

Merchandise Category

Specialty

Website

Sweetwater.com
Year Launched: 1994

Want to see the data on this company?

This profile is only available to Platinum All-Access and Database members

Members unlock more Digital Commerce 360 intelligence, including:

  • U.S.-based analysis reports
  • International-based analysis reports
  • All “gated” research charts and data
  • Top 1000 Company Profiles
Already a member? Sign In

Our Sweetwater Coverage