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Creating A Pre-Marker Strategy

With so many companies to see at Lightovation and a limited amount of time to do so, forming a plan ahead of time is good business. s we near the end of 2016, facets of the way we do business have been forever changed. In the same way, the way we...

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ARTS Awards Presenters Announced

Lighting & Home Décor Veterans Named as ARTS Awards Presenters The Dallas Market and ART (the Creative Home Furnishings Network) have announced an illustrious roster of industry veterans and renowned interior designers as presenters for the...

Dallas Market Center Hires Derrick Ricketts

Dallas Market Center Hires Derrick Ricketts

Dallas Market Center Hires Derrick Ricketts as VP/Leasing, Home & Design The Dallas Market Center (DMC) has named home décor industry veteran Derrick Ricketts as VP/Leasing, Home & Design, reporting to Eva Walsh, Executive...

Crystorama Holds A Food Drive On Behalf Of Island Harvest

Crystorama Holds A Food Drive On Behalf Of Island...

Crystorama Lighting Team Conducts Food Drive for Island Harvest Westbury, N.Y.-based Crystorama conducted a food drive this month on behalf of Island Harvest, a local relief organization. “With Thanksgiving and the holidays right around the...

ELK Acquires Xync

ELK Acquires Xync

ELK Group Expands Into Kitchen & Bath Market, Acquires Xync Brands Nesquehoning, Pa.-based ELK Group International has purchased Roswell, Ga.-based kitchen and bath manufacturer Xync Brands, LLC, which produces Ryvyr and Hembry Creek brands. ...

Lumina Lighting Sales Merges With Poindexter Sales

Lumina Lighting Sales Merges With Poindexter Sales

Lumina Lighting Sales Merges With Poindexter Sales The manufacturers’ representative firm Lumina Lighting Sales – under the direction of industry veterans Brett Blizzard in Wilmington, N.C. and Mark Vinson in Columbia, S.C. – have merged their...

Elemental LED expands into Canada

Elemental LED expands into Canada

Elemental LED Partners With Inter-Lite Sales & WSC Lighting Systems Emeryville, Calif.-based Elemental LED has inked a partnership with Inter-Lite Sales and WSC Lighting Systems that extends its Diode LED product brand into more regions within...

Las Vegas Market Seeks Global Goodness Submissions

Las Vegas Market Seeks Global Goodness Submissions

The Las Vegas Market is looking for entries for its 6th edition of the Global Goodness Awards, which recognize furniture, home décor, and gift companies for environmentally friendly, sustainable, and socially responsible business practices...

Universal Lighting Technologies Partners With Hodges Southwest

Universal Lighting Technologies Partners With...

Nashville-based Universal Lighting Technologies, a member of the Panasonic family of companies, recently announced a partnership with Hodges Southwest, Inc., based in Houston. The agency will represent Universal in the majority of the state of Texas...

Las Vegas Market Expands Home Décor Section

Las Vegas Market Launches Salon West in January

The Las Vegas Market will be debuting a juried selection of home décor style-setters in a dedicated 12,000-sq.-ft. on the 5th floor of Building C. The new juried presentation – designated as Salon West – will feature OLY Studio, Natural...

Legrand Names Matt Flurer Residential Regional Sales Manager

Legrand Names Matt Flurer Residential Regional...

Legrand Names Matt Flurer Residential Regional Sales Manager Pleasant Grove, Utah-based Legrand’s Building Control Systems Division has appointed Matt Flurer as Residential Regional Sales Manager for the Middle Atlantic, New York Metro, and New...

Eric Borden Launches Consultancy Business

Industry Veteran Eric Borden Launches Consultancy...

Industry Veteran Eric Borden Launches Consultancy Business After more than three decades of experience in the lighting and electrical industry – most recently as Director/Business Development for Kichler – Eric Borden has established his own...

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Editors Letter: November 2016

n a world where almost everyone seems to be providing information in brief texts or tweets, I believe savvy lighting people are actually craving more — as in more knowledge, details, and insights. Why? The lighting universe is rapidly expanding...

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Lighting & Migraines

There’s a good probability that some of your customers are either migraine sufferers, or they know of someone who is. How lighting is used may help – or worsen – the cause and effects of severe headaches. As millions of migraine sufferers...

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New Lighting Regulations

A reminder that Title 24 Title 20 in California – which impacts all lighting manufacturers doing business in the Golden State – takes effect starting January 1, 2017. When lighting industry members talk about legislative changes, the phrase...