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Las Vegas Market Expands Gift & Home Décor Resources

The Las Vegas Market has announced another round of leasing activity with nine new, expanded, and relocated gift and home décor showrooms confirmed for Winter 2019 Las Vegas Market, running Jan. 27 to Jan. 31.

“Las Vegas Market continues to attract the top home décor suppliers in the industry, and leasing activity has been robust for winter, with nearly 120,000 square feet of new, expanding, and relocating showrooms confirmed for Winter Market,” says Scott Eckman, Executive VP/Furniture & Home Décor Leasing for International Market Centers (IMC). “Overall, Las Vegas Market will showcase more than one million square feet of home décor resources in permanent showrooms and temporary exhibit spaces.”

The most recent new-to-Market home décor showrooms include Caravan Rugs, a leading manufacturer of high-end hand-knotted rugs and Unique Loom, a supplier of rugs and throw pillows. In addition, three existing tenants are expanding their showrooms: Canaan, a wholesaler of designer pillows; Karastan, a producer of power-loomed area rugs; and Decorum Home, a manufacturer of luxurious textiles, soft goods, pillows and throws.

“Our latest collection, The Hess Collection, is greatly influenced by Old Hollywood. Everything is glitz, glam and over-the-top luxurious in an effortless understated way,” states Mois Refoua, President of Caravan Rugs. “We have released this collection to all of our exclusive showrooms. So far it has done extremely well and we expect continuous growth as we make our debut at Las Vegas Market.”

“The number of gift resources available at Las Vegas Market continue to grow market-over-market, with more than 2,700 lines presented in nearly 450,000 square feet of gift showrooms in Building C,” notes Dave Savula, Executive VP/Gift & Apparel Leasing for IMC. “This latest round of leasing activity brings the total square footage of new, expanding and relocating showrooms at Market this January to more than 127,000.”

Within the Gift category, two new tenants include Coast to Coast and Stickers Northwest, a supplier of stickers, shirts, and magnets. The two latest expanding or relocating exhibitors at Winter Market are: Adams & Co., a developer of wholesale traditional and seasonal décor plus the multi-line agency FEM Sales.

“Coast to Coast LLC is excited to be debuting at Las Vegas Market this January,” comments Patrice Lowe, President of Child to Cherish. “Our 1,100-sq.-ft. showroom holds four independent high-quality manufacturers: Child to Cherish, Artist Point Giftwrap, Madd Capp Games, and Cherished Moments. We look forward to showing new products at Winter Market!”

These resources join previously announced Gift & Home Décor showroom launches for Winter Market. Gift launches include: AC+F, Jaco of America, and Supreme Housewares. Katherine’s Collection is also returning to Las Vegas Market after a six-year hiatus. Home Décor debuts include Anthony California, Inc.; Canvas Candy; Classy Art; European Bath |Kitchen | Tile and Stone, which is part of Las Vegas Design Center (LVDC); FJ Kashanian; Koncept; and Wantech International/OK Lighting.

In addition to showrooms, temporary gift and home décor resources are at an all-time high in the Pavilions at Las Vegas Market with nearly 600 new and returning exhibitors confirmed for Winter Market. In Pavilion 1, GIFT will feature more than 180 exhibitors, DESIGN LIFESTYLE will showcase 30 companies, and HANDMADE will offer more than 100 artisans. In Pavilion 2, HOME and DESIGN HOME will present nearly 100 exhibitors and DISCOVERIES: The Antique Vintage Marketplace will have 125 to 150 exhibitors.





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