GuitarGuitar signs its business over to its employees

(Image credit: GuitarGuitar)

The majority of the UK’s biggest six-string retailer, GuitarGuitar, is now owned and operated by its employees. 

The firm announced on January 21 that it had placed 60 percent of the business into an employee ownership trust, effectively dividing the GuitarGuitar chain between its 160 workers and signing over the majority of the business and its future profits.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.