2011 Do it Best May Market

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The 2011 Do it Best May Market returned to Indianapolis and the recently expanded Indiana Convention Center. Members entered the market floor Friday night for the two-hour Sneak Peek event.

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At the 3M booth, a racecar equipped with video monitors allowed visitors to simulate a race around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Randall Jones, president of Greencastle, Ind.-based Headley Hardware, talked with members after the Extreme Retailing panel discussion at the May Market. 

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Jeff Ridgeway, left, Do it Best's merchandise manager for outdoor power equipment and garden tools, discussed new products during the event's Merchandising Market Preview.

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On the market floor, MSA Safety Works displayed its colors. The Do it Best event took up a total of 450,000 sq. ft. of the newly expanded Indiana Convention Center. 

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Pallet specials, such as these bird feeders from Hiatt Manufacturing, were one of the big draws at the Do it Best market.