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Landscape Lighting & Accessories: Spring 2015

The outdoor living trend is still incredibly popular — even in the most northern areas.  Here is a sampling of products that can help homeowners enjoy the backyard at all hours. CSL®  The simple and clean designs of the LED Steplight...

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Civilight North America Launches Rep Network

Cary, N.C.-based Civilight North America has announced a manufacturer’s rep network that spans coast to coast throughout the United States and Canada. The network consists of 30 leading Commercial, Industrial & Showroom rep agencies that are...

Dallas Market Center

Dallas Market Names Best Visual Presentation...

Dallas Market Names Best Visual Presentation Award Winners The Dallas Market Center has announced the winners of the Best Visual Presentation Awards during the January Total Home & Gift Market. Judging for Best Visual Presentation takes place...

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Bulbrite Opens West Coast Distribution Center

 Headquartered in Moonachie, N.J., BULBRITE has established a new West Coast distribution center in Fontana, Calif., to better serve the western half of the country and specifically Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, North...

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Victor Crage Retires After 40 Years With Quoizel

Victor Crage Retires After 40 Years With Quoizel At the recent January Dallas Market, Quoizel celebrated long-time rep Victor Crage with a retirement party. For the past 40 years, Victor has served the Eastern Canada and upstate New York...

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IMC Makes Management Changes

IMC Makes Management Changes   International Market Centers (IMC), which oversees the High Point and Las Vegas Markets, has announced a series of management changes across various departments.  Julie Messner has been promoted to Senior...

Gantom Lighting & Controls

Gantom Lighting & Controls Names New...

Landin Fusman has been named Marketing Director of Valencia, Calif.-based Gantom Lighting & Controls (formerly Darklight), an award-winning manufacturer of compact specialty LED lighting and controls serving themed entertainment, theater...

Pantone Color Of The Year Marsala

Pantone Color Of The Year: Marsala

Ever since Pantone announced its 2015 Color of the Year – Marsala – last week, consumers are interested in applying it to their décor. EnLIGHTenment Magazine‘s Editorial Director Linda Longo sat down with color expert Donna Frasca...

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OSRAM LEDs Illuminate The Sistine Chapel

As of last month, the Sistine Chapel’s renowned artwork can be seen in its full beauty day and night at no risk to the paintings or the other priceless works, thanks to an extensive LED project. Photo Credit: ©Governatorato dello Stato della...

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The Secrets of Shade Sales

All too often replacement shades are treated like a step-child of lighting; however, these shade retailers prove that this category can become highly profitable if promoted properly. Shades: Every lamp has one, and many interior designers find shade...

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The 10th anniversary of GM Lighting

One of the most respected leaders in the industry, Sy Gerber reflects on the 10th anniversary of GM Lighting, the changes in the industry, and the joy of working with his son. started from the bottom up, working at F&G Electric Supply in...

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Retail Strategy: How to Combat Showrooming

Don Surdoval, from retail software provider Storis, offers advice for thwarting this bane of retailing. According to research cited by Don Surdoval, 87 percent of smartphone and tablet owners use those devices for shopping, plus there has been a 50...

Dallas Market Center

January Dallas Market: New Lighting Showrooms...

Next month’s International Lighting Market, held next in conjunction with the Dallas Hospitality & Contract Design Show at the Dallas Market Center (DMC) January 14-18, will boast many new and expanded showrooms. In addition, there will be...

Housing Market Forecast 2015

Indicators in the housing sector: Forecast 2015

An uptick in the number of single-family permits – which is currently only 44 percent of normal activity – is the key to a full-fledged housing recovery. Single-Family Production Poised to Soar in 2015 A growing economy, rising household...

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Hong Kong Int’l Lighting Fair Offers Optimism...

Attendees and exhibitors report LED business steadily increased in 2014, with no signs of slowing in the coming year. The 16th HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition), organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council...

enLightenment: Residential Lighting News

Surya Unveils Hospitality Lighting Collection

Surya Unveils Hospitality Lighting Collection at Boutique Design NY Calhoun, Ga.-based rug company Surya introduced a new line of hospitality lighting along with a collection of eco-friendly rugs at the trade show Boutique Design New York (BDNY)...