Markwest is a Minneapolis based
manufacturers rep agency serving the gift
industry in the Upper Midwest. Over three
decades ago, when I set out to build our rep
agency, I knew that we needed a foundation
consisting of stable relationships with
manufacturers, salespeople and retailers.
Markwest has represented its
top 12 lines for an average of 13 years - one of these
manufacturers, I've represented since our inception in 1973.
Our team consists of
reps who average 13 years with Markwest - one rep has been with
me for 28 years.
We have long term relationships
with our customers. The first two accounts that I called on in
1973, are still loyal customers and remain friends today.
Our success comes from servicing both independent retailers
and key accounts. Our 5,000 sq. foot
showroom at the Minneapolis Gift Mart is one of the largest and most
prominent, yet we do 95% of our business on the road with our
So take a moment to discover
Markwest! I'm sure you will like what you find!