Las Vegas Market continues to see a surge in gift leasing, with 11 gift brands and sales agencies committing to new, expanded, relocated and renewed showrooms for the Summer 2021 Market, running August 22 – 26, 2021.
“Gift brands are expanding their spaces at Las Vegas Market to ensure a strong finish to the summer sales season,” said Scott Eckman, International Market Centers’ (IMC) chief revenue officer. “Buyers returning in-person to our August market will find an extensive selection of high-quality giftware to restock their shelves in time for fourth quarter.”
Las Vegas Market’s C1 affirms its status as a showcase of trendsetting gift and home décor resources with two cross-category updates. India Handicrafts Inc. (tabletop, gift, garden and home decor) taps Las Vegas Market for its first west-coast showroom, debuting in 502 square feet; and Oak Street Wholesale (home, yard and seasonal décor) adds 1,000 square feet with its relocation to a new 2,542 square foot showroom. These showrooms join a collection of 75+ permanent showrooms presenting décor, gift, gourmet, lighting, personal care, tabletop, rugs and more on C1 offering a seamless buying experience with complementary temporary exhibits presented in the new, connected EXPO at World Market Center Las Vegas.
Some seven showrooms are expanding or relocating their Las Vegas Market footprints throughout Building C to showcase more product for West Coast buyers: Diverse Marketing (representing toy and gift lines) expands by 1,500 square feet to a 9,083-square-foot space on C10; Gifts of Nature (representing 58 gift lines) doubles its footprint to 9,774-square feet on C8; Next Step Reps (representing 29 gift, gourmet, entertaining, garden and lifestyle lines) grows to 2,355 square feet as it adds an additional showroom location and celebrates its 10-year anniversary at Las Vegas Market; Peterson & Associates (representing five sports licensing lines) relocates to 2,028 square feet space on C7 from C11; Primeware (wine accessories) relocates to C9 from C11; Roman (decorative accessories, outdoor living and seasonal items) expands by 2,295 square feet to a 9,957-square-foot space on C9; and Toyology Inc. (representing 74 toy and gift lines) expands by 1,405 square feet to 9,675-square-foot space on C8.
Additionally, two existing gift showroom tenants have recommitted to Las Vegas Market: Homart (home accents, furniture, lighting, garden, jewelry and seasonal) on C11; and American Paper & Plastic (custom paper and plastic products including bags, packaging, paper goods and boxes) on C9.
Las Vegas Market showcases more than 2,000 gift and lifestyle resources on seven showroom floors in Building C and temporary exhibits in the new, connected EXPO at World Market Center Las Vegas. Key gift categories at Las Vegas Market include: fashion accessories and jewelry; gourmet and housewares; kids and toy; lifestyle; personal care; seasonal; stationery; and tabletop.
About Las Vegas Market
Las Vegas Market is the leading home furnishings and gift market in the western U.S., presenting thousands of furniture, home décor and gift resources in an unrivaled market destination. Las Vegas Market features thousands of product lines, allowing for cross-category commerce among these industries. The next Las Vegas Market runs Aug. 22 – Aug. 26, 2021, at World Market Center Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.lasvegasmarket.com.
About International Market Centers
International Market Centers (IMC) serves as the center of commerce for the wholesale furniture, gift, home decor and apparel industries. With more than 20 million square feet of premium wholesale showroom space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta, IMC has more than 60 years of relationships and experience creating scalable business platforms for wholesale commerce. With the launch of Juniper, a fully-integrated omnichannel B2B commerce solution and multi-line B2B e-commerce marketplace empowering buyers and sellers to better manage and grow their business at markets and year-round, IMC now provides the only omnichannel sales and marketing platform that seamlessly connects physical and digital wholesale commerce. For more information, http://imcenters.com.
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