Vendor Expansions, Returns Made at World Market Center
Posted on October 21, 2013 by
LAS VEGAS-Seven vendors said they plan to open or expand showrooms at World Market Center, while six upscale resources are joining the c-ONE showcase of temporary exhibitors for Las Vegas Market in January.
Vendors announcing expanded participation or returns to Winter Market following a hiatus include Chandra, a supplier of floor coverings, rugs, decorative accessories and contemporary furniture, which is expanding its showroom by 110 percent and moving to a nearly 9,000-square-foot space on B3; and Interlude Home, a design house and importer of accessories, furniture, lighting and art, which is returning to Las Vegas Market following a three-year hiatus with a 4,337-square-foot showroom on B3.
Other home decor suppliers who have confirmed their showroom participation include Gabby, a provider of fine furniture including dining and occasional tables, chairs, mirrors and decor, which is leasing a 4,000-square-feet space on B3; Glassisimo, offering one-of-a-kind furniture and home decor in a 1,679-square-foot space on C4; Jamie Young Company, offering eclectic lighting and home decor accessories in a 1,563-square-foot showroom on C4; area rug manufacturer Kaleen Rugs, which is opening a 3,700-square-foot space on C4; and Wildcat Territory, a supplier of fine fabrics and custom bedding, draperies, rugs and accessories, opening a 900-square-foot showroom on C1.
"Our ongoing development of Las Vegas Market as the leading home furnishings and gift destination in the western United States is drawing strong support among industry-leading vendors," said Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift & Home Decor, International Market Centers, which owns and operates Las Vegas Market. "The strategic realignment and growth of home decor resources in the Las Vegas Market is generating extraordinary early interest in new showroom leasing and expansions, as well as temporary exhibit space, for the forthcoming January market."