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Twelve New, Expanded Gift Showrooms Add 80 Lines to Vegas Market
2016 by Larry Thomas in Designer Weekly, Industry, Las Vegas, Market, Special Events
Las Vegas Market announced that 12 new and expanded showrooms will add some 80 nationally-known product lines to the overall gift offerings at the Winter Market, which takes place Jan. 22-26.
These gains will bring nearly 25,000 additional square feet of new and expanded resources – the largest of which is Sales Producers, a Los Angeles-based sales agency showcasing 16 lines in 10,200 square feet – to the upcoming market, market officials said.
“Las Vegas Market’s incredible growth trajectory makes it the fastest growing gift and home décor location in the nation,” said Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift & Home Décor at International Market Centers. “Building C continues to expand rapidly, and these latest gift gains combined with previously announced gourmet and home décor additions and expansions, total nearly 60,000 square feet of new and expanded resources debuting in time for the winter 2017 market.”
She said the Sales Producers showroom will be located on C10. The showroom, which will be designed by Los Angeles-based designer and buyer Darrylynn Kaun, previous owner of Fred Segal Zero Minus Plus, will feature 16 lines, with eight of its national brands showing in Las Vegas for the first time: Crabtree and Evelyn; Design Design; Graphique de France; Lula n Lee; Mangiacotti; Millefiori; Paladone; Root; and Skinny and Co. Sales Producers, Inc’s other lines are: Anju Jewelry, B Witching Bath Company, Gleeful Peacock, Hedgren, Mary Meyer, Petal Lane and Spoontiques.
Other new-to-market showrooms debuting at Winter Market include: wall art supplier FabFunky in 342-square-feet on C10; Gourmet Business Magazine in 880- square-feet on C11; ribbon and craft producer Kel-Toy Inc., in 2,800-square-feet on C9; seasonal supplier Old World Christmas, in 2,040-square-feet on C9; handcrafted jewelry multi-line sales agency Palladium Inc. Jewelry, in 916-square-feet space on C11; and tabletop, gift and décor supplier You Be Are, opening its first national permanent showroom in 1,003-square-feet on C1.
Five showrooms are expanding for the Winter Market, the largest of which is The American Made Collective – just launched at the Summer 2016 Market – which is more than doubling its showroom to a 3,646-square-foot space on C11. The American Made Collective will showcase 18 artists, 10 showing in Las Vegas for the first time, including: Cynthia Webb Designs, Designer Stone Inc., Dock 6 Pottery, Erin Smith Art, Michal Golan Jewelry, Printed Canvas, Sabbath Day Woods, Inc., Samantha Grace Designs LLC, Sue Rosengard Jewelry Design, Ltd., and Watchcraft.
Returning lines include: Carole’s Candles, Four Seasons Design Group–Silver Seasons, Jacob's Musical Chimes/Heart the Moment, Juniper Tree Soaps, Macone Clay/Spooner Creek, Prairie Dance Metal Art, Sea Stones Inc., and Treestump Woodcraft, LLC.
Other showroom expansions planned for Winter Market are: Diverse Marketing in 4,000-square-feet on C10; Roman, Inc., expanding to 7,600-square-feet on C9; and Magenta, Inc., relocating to a newly renovated and expanded 617-square-foot showroom on C1. Multi-line sales agency The Travers Group also will be doubling its showroom space to more than 3,000-square-feet on C11 to showcase new lines including Bobble, John Ritzenthaler Company, Joseph Joseph, SodaStream and Tar Hong.
In addition to these openings and expansions, leading multi-line sales agency OneCoast also has just renewed its commitment to Las Vegas Market for five more years, with a 14,000-square-foot showroom on C8 featuring nearly 30 lines, including: 8 Oak Lane/Shade Critters, About Face Designs, All For Color, Alphabroder, Boulevard, Boxercraft, C.R. Gibson, Color Shock Collegiate/CDI, Demdaco, Future Tailgater, Global Neckwear Marketing, Jane Marie, Jarden Sports Licensing, League Collegiate Wear, Legacy, Lillybee U, Mad Style, Magnolia Lane, Mascot Factory, Mud Pie, Oxford America, R&D Specialty, RFSJ, Sloane Ranger, Studio M, Team ProMark, Thermoserv, Third Street and Woodstock Chimes.