Intematix Appoints Jerry Turin Chief Financial Officer

Intematix Appoints Jerry Turin CFO

Fremont, Calif.-based Intematix Corp., a manufacturer of phosphor solutions for LED lighting, has hired Jerry Turin as Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Turin served as Chief Financial Officer of Oclaro, Inc., which scaled to a peak of $600 million revenue run-rate from $250 million during his tenure. In his new post, he will direct the […]

MaxLite Opens New Facility in Anaheim, Calif.

MaxLite Opens New Facility in Anaheim California

MaxLite, a manufacturer of LED lighting solutions, expanded its U.S. operations with the unveiling of a new LEED-certified facility in California on October 20. The 48,864-sq.-ft. building increases MaxLite’s product assembly and testing capabilities and features the company’s first full showroom on the West Coast. Located in the Anaheim Concourse development at Ocean Circle, the […]

26th Annual ARTS Awards Judges Announced

26th Annual ARTS Awards Judges

Accessory Resource Team and Dallas Market Center, co-founder and producer of the ARTS Awards, have named the 26th annual ARTS Awards judges. This distinguished judging panel will select winners in 24 categories. The awards will be presented during a gala event on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel. The 26th annual ARTS […]

Golden Lighting Names Steve Falk New VP of Sales

Golden Lighting Names Steve Falk New VP of Sales

After a competitive national search, Tallahassee, Fla.-based Golden Lighting has hired Steve Falk as its new VP/Sales, succeeding industry veteran Denny Rehm, who is retiring after six years with the Golden Lighting family. With nearly three decades of sales experience in the lighting industry — most notably with Kichler — Falk brings a depth of […]

Home Decor – Mirrors Fall Collection

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Not only do mirrors visually expand a small space, but they can also serve as wall décor.     Quoizel: Contemporary styling gives the Glen Pointe mirror its stunning look. The stacking effect of the copper-colored pieces adds visual interest to this beveled oval mirror. It measures 43” high x 34” wide. www.quoizel.com Quoizel: A […]

Can Cash Mobs Work for You?

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Can Cash Mobs Work for You?   By now you’ve either seen a “flash mob” happen right before your eyes (such as at the High Point and Dallas Markets) or you’ve watched one on YouTube or on your local evening news. Cash mobs demonstrate that same type of unbridled enthusiasm as a flash mob, but […]

2014 Fall Preview: Sales With Accessories

Home Decor Accessories Fall 2014

It’s said that the average consumer buys a new lighting fixture every 20 years. To keep customers coming back, showrooms rely on accent furniture and decorative accessories to encourage more frequent foot traffic and sales. Here are some of the latest designs seen at markets.`   Norwalk Furniture: Made in the USA, the Nora ottoman […]

ART Members to Get Special Deals at High Point Market

ART card discounts at High Point

Charlotte, N.C.-based ART (the creative home furnishings network) has released the final list of the vendors participating in the ART Card Program during the October High Point Market. Retailers are eligible for these exclusive High Point Market discounts with their ART membership. Retail membership dues are $250 per year and open to home furnishings retailers […]