From Home Furnishing Business
Gift and Decor Leasing Growing in Vegas
Las Vegas Furniture Market reported ongoing growth in its gift and home décor leasing activity, fueled by showroom expansions among leading vendors as well as large numbers of new resources opening new showrooms for the Jan. 18-22 Winter Market.
Multi-line national sales agency Ivystone, for instance, is expanding its showroom space by 35 percent with a 31,500-square-foot showroom on C6, becoming the largest single gift and home décor tenant in Building C. Ivystone’s expansion will bring a number of new lines to Las Vegas Market, including Michel Design Works, Zodax,Greenbox Art and Zero2Sixty among others. Ivystone’s expansion also will allow for a broader presentation by several of the sales agency’s existing leading lines, including Napa Home & Garden--launching a new holiday line by designer Robert Jones, former creative director of Sage & Co.--as well as The Good Bead, Mad Style, Old River Road, Spartina 449 and Split P. In total, Ivystone’s Las Vegas Market showroom will showcase more than 20 lines, including Beatriz Ball, Beaucoup Designs, Foreside Home & Garden, Pomeroy Collection and TAG.
“Las Vegas Market continues to generate major momentum in the gift and home décor categories in advance of Winter Market, with leading companies expanding showrooms; many new-to-market firms opening showrooms, and other current tenants renewing leases,” said Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift & Home Décor, International Market Centers. “Continued category enrichment and overall resource growth is driving record expansion, further reinforcing Las Vegas Market’s position as the leading furniture, home decor and gift destination in the western United States.”
In addition to Ivystone, another nine current gift and home décor tenants have announced significant expansions for the Winter Market. Companies broadening their exposure at, and commitment to the Las Vegas Market, this Winter are: framed art resource CHC Art, expanding to 2,300 square feet on C4; gift and lifestyle provider Fine Lines, growing by 15 percent to a 12,979-square-foot location on C10; seasonal, gift and decorative accessories resource Gerson International/Sterling, expanding to a 7,681-square-foot space on C8; seasonal, gift and decorative accessories vendor Hanna’s Handiworks, more than doubling is showroom to 5,127 square feet on C9; home décor supplier JLA Home, expanding by 15 percent to a 12,500-square-foot showroom on B4; accent and area rug manufacturer Kaleen, expanding to a 5,200-square-feet location on C4; gift supplier Next Step Reps, growing by 15 percent to a 1,480-square-foot showroom on C8; accessories, lighting, furniture and rug supplier Silkroute International, expanding by 15 percent to a 9,560-square-foot showroom on A2; and home décor provider Stylecraft, growing by 20 percent to a 10,500-square-foot space on A3. Additionally, multi-line representative group OneCoast is renewing its 13,512-square-foot showroom on C8.
Las Vegas Market also continues to attract new resources to c-ONE, an exclusive cross-category showcase of specialty tabletop and better home décor presented in both permanent showrooms and temporary presentations. Six companies will debut new showrooms on c-ONE this winter: home textiles resource Couleur Nature & Caravan, in 500 square feet; table linen and accessories provider Garnier-Thiebaut Inc., in 200 square feet; tabletop, frame and accessories resource Olivia Riegel, in 1,709 square feet; fragrance vendor Panier Des Sens Inc., in 200 square feet; candle and tabletop vendor Prouna, in 1,623 square feet; and cookware and bakeware provider Revol USA in a 200-square-foot showroom. In addition, garden, glassware and decorative accessories supplier Accent Décor, a current Las Vegas Market tenant, will relocate to c-ONE in an expanded 9,926-square-foot showroom.
Other leading vendors opening showrooms at Las Vegas Market this winter include home textiles supplier Park Designs, with a 1,624-square-foot location on C6; and tabletop, housewares and decorative accessories supplier Home Essentials, opening a 4,900-square-foot location on C8. Another six leading lifestyle, fragrance and candle merchandisers Blithe and Bonny; DL & Co.; Illume; K Hall Studio Inc.; Lifetherapy; and Napa Soap Company will open a shared 3,859-square-foot showroom on C10.
These newcomers join a previously announced line-up of more than a dozen other leading vendors of gift, home décor and lifestyle merchandise that are opening and expanding showrooms at the Winter Las Vegas Market, including: Anne McGilvray, Caracole, Crestview, Grace by Catherine Sullivan, JURA Inc., Leftbank Art, Melrose International, Nova Lighting, Papaya, Portman Studios, Precious Moments, Swahili Imports with Tesoros Trading Company, and Young’s Inc.