... AND THEY'RE OFF! SPRING HAS SPRUNG AND PARTY KITS & EQUESTRIAN GIFTS EXPECTS INCREASED 'HORSING AROUND'
LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- If planning parties for this year's Kentucky Derby is a measure of the nation's economic recovery, Becky Biesel in Louisville has good news. Biesel, president of Party Kits & Equestrian Gifts, located about ten miles from Churchill Downs, says sales for Derby party items are about 5 percent higher than last year at this time. "This is our 14th year, and sales are moving ahead quicker and with more enthusiasm than ever from persons planning Derby parties," says Biesel. "The Derby party buying mood is good." The upbeat buying spree is true among both regional and national customers. Party Kits & Equestrian Gifts, a retail-wholesale-catalogue operation, is known internationally for its vast assortment of gifts and supplies for the Kentucky Derby as well as for finer equestrian merchandise. Biesel estimates that she has over 350 items that appeal to fans of the Kentucky Derby and regular year around horse lovers. Her horse atmosphere shop and showroom feature unique Kentucky Derby and equestrian party supplies, fine gifts, wearable fashions, jewelry, Kentucky delicacies, glassware and gift baskets. Kentucky Derby-related items include party supplies, decorations, invitations, centerpieces, welcome mats, computer software for party wagering, cassette tapes, banners, Derby theme plates and napkins, jockey helmets, tote tickets, and various horsey door prizes. Prices range from less than one dollar to a 4-set of 1993 official Kentucky Derby Julep Glasses for $12; an equestrian artwork racecourse jacket for $49; a $40 horse watch; horse earrings for $10; racing theme T-shirts from $12, a 10-item poster party kit $7, and numerous Kentucky Derby logo, officially licensed paper products, jewelry, banners, and even Thoroughbred horse manure neatly packaged for $2.75. "We treat all customers personally, whether an order is by telephone or from our colorful 16-page free catalogue," says Biesel. "We love to offer ideas and suggestions to Derby party planners. Our international reputation is based on our personal service." "We're fast and efficient, so there's plenty of time to order Kentucky Derby party supplies and gifts," Biesel emphasizes. Order supplies, gifts or a free catalogue by calling 502-425-2126 or fax your request to 502-425-5230. The Party Kits & Equestrian Gifts address is 8007 Vinecrest Ave., Suite 9, Louisville, Ky 40222. -0- 4/22/93 /CONTACT: Becky Biesel, president of Party Kits & Equestrian Gifts, 502-425-2126/
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|Date:||Apr 22, 1993|
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