AmericasMart Welcomes National Retail and Design Community in January 2019
The nation’s retail and design community converges in Atlanta this January for the first wholesale buying opportunity of 2019: The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market®. Set to be staged January 8 – 15, 2019, the 62nd-annual Market promises a showplace of trendsetting and in-demand lifestyle, design and fashion product presented across AmericasMart®’s more than 1,400 showrooms and 3,400 temporary booths.
AmericasMart’s renowned GIFT collections in January include a curated showcase of General & Specialty Gift, Gourmet & Housewares, Tabletop & Gift, Children's World, Home Accents & Gifts, The Gardens® and Holiday & Floral/Home Décor product.
The comprehensive HOME collection at AmericasMart spans the décor and design spectrum with the new Commercial Design collection joining the celebrated Home & Rug, Home Accents & Fine Linens, Home Accents & Furnishings and Home & Design categories.
Atlanta Apparel, the permanent apparel and accessories collection of AmericasMart in Building 3, gives buyers easy access to fashion items to include in their product offerings. Buyers will find rich collections in contemporary, ready-to-wear, young contemporary, fashion jewelry, fine jewelry, shoes, handbags and more open during the January Market.
New for January 2019 in AmericasMart’s home and gift temporaries is a Wednesday opening day. The Temporaries’ five-day run from Wednesday, January 9 – Sunday, January 13, 2019 (ANTIQUES closes January 12) offers product in more than 30 designated neighborhoods. The Museum Collective makes its second AmericasMart presentation in partnership with the Museum Store Association and features a selection of gifts, décor, collectibles and private label products. The juried LUXE collections—HIGH DESIGN LUXE®, Gourmet LUXE, Tabletop LUXE, Gardens LUXE and Body & Soul LUXE—showcase high-end luxury goods. Designers source new, old and original in the HD Home, ANTIQUES and DECOR | Light & Lifestyles collections. On Trend Gifts and HIGH DESIGN®are hotspots for buyers looking for what’s new, next and trendy in gifts. Specialty categories including Body & Soul Spa Products, Tabletop & Entertaining, Housewares, Gourmet Foods, Birding & Backyard Nature, Coastal Lifestyles, The Gardens, Made in America and more let buyers explore new categories and experiences for their customers.
Market attendees will find an engaging and interactive experience highlighted by new and expanded showrooms, thought leader presentations and seminars, cooking demonstrations, hospitality and industry celebrations. Shop the Show, the curated program where design and lifestyle influencers shop the Market and share their experiences, returns with a new set of tastemakers.
TheAtlanta International Area Rug Market® brings the rug community together Wednesday, January 9 – Sunday, January 13, 2019. The hallmark of the Rug Market experience, America’s Magnificent Carpets® Awards will again celebrate the best of the area rug industry.