From Home Furnishing Business
Las Vegas Market Anticipation Grows
Las Vegas market is reporting strong early buyer registration for the Winter 2019 Market, Jan. 27 – 31. New and expanding resources, and product introductions are cited, in part, as fueling high expectations.
Touting more than 4,000 furniture, home décor and gift resources and 170+ new exhibitors the Market provides retailers and designers with a platform to discover the latest trends, network, and experience value-added activities.
“Las Vegas Market is a true total home experience in one easy-to-shop destination and buyer and designer pre-registration is pacing ahead in our core categories,” said Bob Maricich, CEO of International Market Centers. “As the leading home furnishings and gift market in the western U.S., Las Vegas Market is uniquely positioned to offer buyers, designers and exhibitors with West Coast-exclusive products and programming not available at other markets.”
New showrooms in the furniture category include: Parker House, Americanstar; Delta Children; International Furniture Direct; Liberty Furniture; Nectar Sleep, DreamCloud and Level Sleep; Parker House; Night & Day; Southern Motion/Fusion Furniture; Sealy Sofabeds; and Sharelle Furnishings. New, expanding and renewing showrooms confirmed make up more than 140,000 square feet.
In home décor, more than 120,000 square feet of new and expanding showrooms are set to open this winter, adding to Las Vegas Market’s one-million-plus square feet of home décor resources on 11 showroom floors in Buildings A, B and C, and temporary exhibitors in the Pavilions at Las Vegas Market. Notable newcomers include: Anthony California; Caravan Rugs; Canvas Candy; Classy Art; Coast to Coast; FJ Kashanian; Koncept; Unique Loom; and Wantech International/OK Lighting.
Las Vegas Design Center also will feature exclusive cross-category resources.
New to LVDC this winter, the European Bath | Kitchen | Tile & Stone showrooms will include a high-end kitchen and bath exhibit located within the Kitchen and Bath Resource Center in A110 as well as a surface-focused showroom in A118 that offers unique, artisanal and exclusive tile and stone lines. Other notable LVDC lines include: Christopher Guy; Eastern Accents; Global Views; Kitchen and Bath Resource Center; Norwalk Furniture; Phillips Collection; Vanguard Furniture; Visual Comfort; and Wendover Art, among others.
Bedding buyers will have access to the latest technology, fabrics and forms, and will receive a first-hand look at the latest bedding and sleep products with more than 50 showrooms providing a test-and-try. With representation from the top 14 bedding manufactures, Las Vegas Market will feature more than 100 bedding producers and sleep accessories producers across its campus.
Additionally, Las Vegas Market showcases more than 180 casual and outdoor furnishings lines. The Market offers an assortment of resources, including metal, wood and woven furniture for dining and lounge, to fire pits, fountains and umbrellas. Notable casual exhibitors include: Agio; Ashley Furniture; Ebel; Fermob USA; Kannoa; King’s Rattan; Klaussner Outdoor; O.W. Lee; Panama Jack; Plank & Hide; Poly-Wood; Seasonal Living; Summerset Casual; Sunset West; Telescope Casual; Treasure Garden; Viker Art Furniture Co.; and Zuo.