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Kathy Bender-Jones’ face lights up when one of her 11 manufacturer’s reps walk through the doors of Bender Music. She’s genuinely glad to see them.
The 2010 Percussive Arts Society International Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana was a reassuring bellwether for many in the percussion market. Of the over-120 exhibitors, there were at least a few who prominently expanded their booths and visible product offerings at The International Drum and Percussion Expo, in comparison to last year, and the total number of displaying companies was up, as well.
Business has been hearty at the Music Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas. In November, owners Keith Ford and Perry Ivy celebrated the opening of their new, much larger, retail space. Now in their second location and third expansion, the Music Center has grown out of its 900 square feet space at the previous location into its current one of 4,000 square feet. They are expanding even more, taking on additional space from an adjacent store front. According to Ivy, “We’ve already started to knock the walls down and should be in there by early 2011.”