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Las Vegas Market Reports a Surge in Gift Leasing Ahead of August Market
Las Vegas Market has continued 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.