Gear4music strikes right chord as sales jump

GEAR4MUSIC, the online retailer of musical instruments and equipment, said sales surged 42 per cent in December, as customers snapped up everything from 99p Kazoos to “neighbour friendly” electronic drum kits and £8,000 Yamaha digital pianos. UK sales jumped 29 per cent while international sales doubled as it expanded its presence to 19 country-specific websites.