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Winter 2020 Markets Bring New Lines, Resources

Get The Details About What To Expect

The winter market season is gearing up to be a busy one right out of the gate. Starting with the Dallas Market Center’s Total Home + Gift Show on January 8 and wrapping up at the beginning of February, retailers will be able to discover new products, take advantage of educational resources and network with others in the independent gourmet housewares and gift segments. Here’s what you can expect from the winter markets of 2020.

Dallas Total Home & Gift Market

January 8 to January 14

For the first time, the Dallas Market Center will kick off winter market season. Market officials noted that this year, the Total Home + Gift Market will see additional expanded resources and showrooms. The Market has even launched a new theme to help inspire attendees.

The theme for the 2020 markets, beginning with the Total Home + Gift Market is “Discover the 5 Senses.” During the show, “Discover the 5 Senses” will be presented across the marketplace via interactive product displays and trend presentations, trend tours and unexpected moments of inspiration.

Across the marketplace, the Dallas Market Center will have more than 40 new and expanded showrooms for gourmet, housewares, gift and home, plus hundreds of Temps, including the expanded Creative Co-Op showroom with more room for seasonal products; and an expanded OneCoast showroom with more MudPie.

The housewares neighborhood will be full of new products, according to market officials. The main corridor in the Trade Mart will spotlight Le Creuset, Zwilling JA Henckels, Jura and rep groups carrying housewares and gift lines.

Atlanta International Gift + Home Furnishings Market

January 14 to January 21

AmericasMart said there will be 16 showroom debuts and expansions to its seven gift categories at the upcoming Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market.

International Market Centers noted that 700 showrooms represent the market’s categories, which include: The Gardens, General Gift and Specialty Gift, Gourmet & Housewares, Home Accents & Gift, Made in America, Seasonal/Gift and Tabletop & Gift. In addition, 44 brands, such as Demdaco, Two’s Company and Ganz Midwest-CBK, have renewed their commitments to the market.

“The strength of the gift collection in Atlanta is its depth and breadth,” said Dave Savula, IMC evp/president of gift and apparel leasing. “The merchandise mix supports the modern lifestyle retailer with a whole spectrum of resources from gifts to gourmet and entertaining, outdoor living and seasonal celebrations.”

Las Vegas Market

January 26 to January 30

Gourmet resources continue to grow at Las Vegas Market, with a number of new, expanded and renewing exhibitors confirmed for Winter 2020 Las Vegas Market.

For Winter Market, Greener Valley Trading (wine-holders, cheese boards, platters and bowls) and Just Dough It! (food and drink replicas) are debuting on C11; and Kiss That Frog & Be Home (tabletop and home décor) are expanding on C1 to accommodate two new lines: Bonnecaze (handmade antiques) and Laguiole en Aubrac (handcrafted cutlery).

Additionally, Match (dinnerware, flatware, kitchenware, trays and bowls) and Olivia Riegel (tabletop, giftware and decorative accessories)recently renewed leases for showrooms on the 1st floor of Building C.

Las Vegas Market launched its gourmet housewares, tabletop and specialty food presentation on C11 in 2015. This winter, the Market will showcase more than 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 Wüsthof.

NY Now

February 1 to February 5

The winter edition of NY Now will take place on February 1 to 5, 2020 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City.

NY Now said it will also be taking the next step in its “Retail Renaissance” movement by transforming the winter market into an immersive, experiential environment focused on fueling discovery, igniting the imagination and embracing the retailer journey.

“In 2020, we are embracing the retail renaissance, this sweeping change that is transforming the retail environment,” said Kevin O’Keefe, evp/Emerald Expositions. “Through Transcend we brought retailers beautiful on-floor examples of inspirational presentations created by the nation’s top designers. We introduced Transcend Talks where retailers could learn how to create the best in store discovery experiences for their buyers, how to leverage online and social media, and build customer loyalty.”



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