Wednesday September 4th, 2013 - 6:09AM
To facilitate the connection between buyers and sellers in relation to the bi-annual Las Vegas Market, host International Market Centers is launching a new Online Catalog Gallery for gift and home décor products. The initiative allows buyers to search thousands of items offered by market exhibitors using name, keyword or product category criteria.
Buyers can preview specific product introductions using the gallery as well as learn product availability, request further information from suppliers and schedule appointments prior to market, IMC noted.
The interactive planning resource will showcase the broad range of gift and décor resources presented at market, IMC stated, and will simplify the product search and event planning for buyers shopping in Las Vegas.
"This is a fantastic tool that will help buyers and suppliers maintain a year-round exchange of ideas and information," said Dorothy Belshaw, IMC president of gift & home décor, in announcing the initiative. "This new interactive Online Catalog Gallery allows buyers to plan their market visit, shop efficiently while at Las Vegas Market and access product information between markets as needed. Gift and home accent buyers generally replenish their inventory more frequently than furniture buyers, so this tool is designed to assist in this ongoing need for access to product information."
The Online Catalog Gallery debuted at giftandhomelv.com/catalog on August 26 and currently features more than 110 vendor catalogs.