Are, and the same store?

Some guy told me Guitar Center is owned by Musician Friend, and I was seeing and it has the pretty the same than MusicianFriend.
Are they all the same?
Have you buy from the 3 different stores?
Do you recommend one of them for buying online?
I don't know about, but musician's friend and guitar center are the same entity. I think might be the same too, but don't quote me on that, I'm not sure of it...
What they all Said Guitar center owns Musician's Friend. hahaha I wanted to answer this one first, because I usually don't know anything, you darn people hahah J/k
Jackson JS30RR
Epiphone Flying-V, Goth Series
B.C Rich Warlock
Line 6 Half - Stack Combo

#5's items come from Musician's Friend packaging.
It's kinda bull****.