February 26, 2019
Gift, gourmet gains continue at Las Vegas Market
Las Vegas Market, produced by International Market Centers, L.P. (IMC), announced that a dozen gift and gourmet tenants are upping their commitment to the Market with more than 10,000 square feet of relocated, expanded and renewed showrooms already confirmed for Summer 2019 Market, running July 28 to Aug. 1, 2019.
“These early commitments speak to the growing strength of Las Vegas Market, the partnerships we’ve developed with buyers and exhibitors, and the Market’s overall ability to deliver results,” said Dave Savula, executive vice president, president of gift and apparel leasing for International Market Centers. “So far, we’ve seen more than 6,700 square feet of relocated, expanded and renewed gourmet showrooms and another 3,550 square foot of these commitments in gift showrooms.”
Housewares, Tabletop and Specialty Food
Four current gourmet exhibitors are relocating and expanding their showrooms for Summer Market. Costa Nova, manufacturer of high-quality tableware and accessories made of fine stoneware, is nearly tripling its original space by expanding into a 1,980-square-foot showroom. LeadingWare, supplier of housewares and tabletop, is expanding into a 294-square-foot showroom; Mills Gourmet, producer of housewares and herbs and spices, is relocating into a 158-square-foot space; and multi-lines agency Muir Sales is expanding by 20 percent into a 7,311-square-foot showroom.
Las Vegas Market launched its gourmet housewares, tabletop and specialty food presentation in 2015 and today the Market features more than 750 resources. For Summer Market, the Market will showcase a total of 750+ gourmet resources, with a concentration of 300 on C11, and another 450+ presented in permanent showrooms and temporary exhibits across campus. Notable Las Vegas Market gourmet resources include: Alessi; Arte Italica; Chilewich; Costa Nova; Eva Solo; Fishs Eddy; Hester & Cook; JK Adams; KAI USA; OXO; Riedel; Siren Song; Skyros Designs; Vitamix; and Wusthof.
Five gift showrooms also are extending their commitment in Las Vegas Market with relocations, expansions and renewals for Summer Market. Apple Park, producer of naturally hypoallergenic toys, pajamas and products for kids, is expanding into a 444-square-foot showroom; Multi-line agency Diverse Marketing, is expanding by 30 percent into a 7,493-square-foot showroom; Jim Spinx, supplier of old-school/retro fashion accessories and wall décor, is renewing in 342 square feet; and Monahan Papers, producer of made-in-America decorative paper, giftware, fabric, lighting and do-it-yourself paint products, is renewing in 342 square feet. NEST Fragrances, wholesaler of candles and holders, body and bath products and decorative accessories and home décor, is renewing in 552 square feet.