Classic Lamp Parts Relocates & Adds Staff

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One year after three lighting industry veterans left American-De Rosa (now named Luminance) in 2011, Michael Jackson, Donna Domingo, and Armando Perales started up their own business with the goal of “becoming a great partner to the lighting industry, running the business in a way that reflects the needs of our customers,” Michael Jackson states. […]

Holiday Home Decor 2014 Collection

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Give customers many reasons to come into your showroom as they get ready for holiday entertaining. These gifts & accessories accent the “most wonderful time of the year.”       Harper & Hound: The unique retail display – comprised of a dress form and a dog mannequin – will capture attention. The gift bags are […]

Hermitage Lighting Gallery The True Nashville Star

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 A weekly game of pinnacle, the advent of the hot plate, and the growing availability of household appliances all played a role in Hermitage Lighting Gallery’s evolution in Music City. There are several unique things that can only be found in Nashville – the Grand Ole Opry, the Parthenon, and Hermitage Lighting Gallery – and […]

Generation Next: Succession planning among family

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Independent family-run lighting businesses face some challenges that publicly held corporations do not.  One of the most emotionally complex involves hiring relatives and considering succession planning among family.       In the ’90s movie You’ve Got Mail, Tom Hanks’ character quotes the famous line from The Godfather, “It’s not personal, it’s business” as his […]

Visual Comfort & Co. Partners With Niermann Weeks

Niermann Weeks Partners with Visual Comfort

Houston-based Visual Comfort & Co. has inked a licensing partnership with renowned Millersville, Md.-based designer and manufacturer Niermann Weeks. The new lighting collection will debut at Visual Comfort’s High Point Market showroom in the C&D Building, Suites 2G and 2J. Visual Comfort’s Niermann Weeks collection will feature 25+ signature designs comprised of ceiling fixtures, wall […]

Currey & Company Appoints Denise McGaha as Brand Ambassador

Denise McGaha Appointed Currey and Co Brand Ambasador

Bob Ulrich, VP/Sales & Marketing for Atlanta-based Currey & Company, has appointed Denise McGaha as Brand Ambassador. This newly created position will enable the company “to build a deeper connection and awareness with our customers,” Ulrich says. Interior designer Denise McGaha also has experience as a blogger, presenter, and marketing executive for luxury retailer Neiman […]

Robert Fleisher Joins FC Lighting

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Bruce Bukas, President & Founder of FC and SSL Lighting recently announced the appointment of Robert Fleisher as Strategic Markets Director. For the past 32 years, FC Lighting has been custom manufacturing commercial indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures in its Illinois factory for office buildings, hospitals, hospitality venues, and retail stores. SSL Solid State Luminaires, […]

Universal Lighting Technologies Hires Juan Carlos Vazquez

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Nashville-based Universal Lighting Technologies has named Juan Carlos Vazquez as its international agent representing the product line in Mexico. “With over two decades of experience, Juan’s knowledge and expertise within the sales and lighting industry is insurmountable,” says Ramon Maciasrivas, Manager/International Sales. “We are incredibly fortunate to have Juan Carlos representing us. His ability to […]