Furniture, Home Décor, Gift & Apparel Intersect Here
Through compelling biannual markets and premier showroom destinations in Atlanta, High Point and Las Vegas, International Market Centers provides retailers, designers, manufacturers and suppliers with exciting, efficient and convenient options for sourcing, education and networking.
These overlapping industries represent more than $524B in consumer spending.
IMC offers access to primary and complementary product categories so Buyers can maximize their revenue potential.
How We Support Key Industries:
Furniture & Bedding
The furniture & bedding industry is projected to see a 21.4% increase over the next five years, continuing the categories’ upward trajectory at retail. International Market Centers is well positioned to serve the national and international furniture/bedding industry through vibrant markets, permanent and temporary indoor and outdoor furniture showrooms, and year-round design centers in Atlanta, High Point and Las Vegas. (Source: Progressive Business Media Research)
Home decor is a thriving consumer category encompassing accessories, accent furniture, wall decor, lighting, rugs, botanicals and more. Showrooms in Atlanta, High Point and Las Vegas feature a variety of home decor lines in all price points and design aesthetics, offering east coast-west coast resources for retailers and designers. (Source: Progressive Business Media Research)
According to U.S. Census information, annual gift, novelty and souvenir sales encompassed products for every consumer demographic as well as year-round occasions. International Market Centers serves all segments of the gift industry including lifestyle, seasonal, gourmet, housewares, handmade, fashion, health and wellness, decor, and fashion with permanent and temporary showrooms in Atlanta and Las Vegas. (Source: Progressive Business Media Research)
Apparel is a top industry in the United States, projected to grow 3.5-4.5% in 2019. Through an annual slate of events and hundreds/thousands of resources in Atlanta and Las Vegas, International Market Centers is poised to support retailers with a variety of programs and product lines.
(Sources include Statista and McKinsey/Business of Fashion.)
Interior designers are a vital piece of the home furnishings puzzle and International Market Centers has developed extensive resources and programming to serve the trade. In addition to identifying manufacturers with specific designer programs for product sourcing, IMC works with the design, building and architectural industries to develop proprietary trends and consumer influences forecasts. Designers can also access Market resources throughout the year at the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) and at the Las Vegas Design Center.
Whether hotel, restaurant or public meeting space, commercial interiors are a large part of the project portfolio for many designers and architects, and the hospitality industry is poised for continued growth in 2019.
IMC serves the hospitality industry with hundreds of resimercial resources in Atlanta, High Point and Las Vegas and has identified the category as a key strategic focus for 2019 and beyond.
Our Markets Facilitate Wholesale Buying Across All Distribution Channels Serving These Industries:
- Antique Stores
- Apparel Stores
- Architect / Contractor / Builder / Developer
- Buying Groups
- Chain Stores
- Contract / Hospitality
- Convenience Store
- Decorative Accessory Stores
- Department Stores
- Discount / Off Price / Outlet
- Drug Stores / Pharmacy / Health & Beauty
- Event Planner / Caterer
- Exporters / Distributors
- Film Production / Stylist
- Floor Coverings Stores
- Furniture Stores
- Galleries / Museums
- Garden / Outdoor / Patio
- Gift / Lifestyle
- Home Improvement Centers / Hardware Stores
- Hospital Gift Shops
- Hotels / Resorts
- Interior Designers
- Internet / Catalogs
- Internet Retailers
- Juvenile / Toy Stores
- Lighting Showrooms
- Mass Merchants
- Mattress Stores
- Museum Gift Shops
- Nurseries / Garden Centers
- Office Supply / Stationers
- Spas / Salons / Gym
- Specialty Gourmet / Grocers
- Stationery / Paper Goods
- Zoo Gift Shops