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Pam Danziger

ALA: Small Retailers Win Big

ALA Conference speaker and noted retail author Pam Danziger of Unity Marketing believes the time is right for independent retailers to be victorious in the bid for consumer dollars. ollowing her opening day keynote detailing trends among Millennial...

ALA Torch Bearers

Connecticut Lighting Centers can attribute its success to three generations of the Director family joining together to move the business forward. t is refreshing to see a family business continue successfully through generations, and that’s exactly...

Fellners opened Light & Day in Frederick, Maryland

Lighting Up The World

The Fellner family has the industry covered — from repping to retail. o doubt about it, the lighting industry can be a family affair. Many companies have been in business for decades, continuously passing the torch to younger generations. Among...

Bob Maricich

Lighting Will Expand With Market Merger

Robert Maricich, CEO of IMC, acknowledges a focus on the lighting category and also points to survey results that conclude buyers want fewer markets and more category-comprehensive, convenient shows that address their shopping and sourcing needs...

Back Goes Forward

Joining creative forces once again, Studio Munge and Michelin-starred Chef Akira Back have set the stage for culinary excellence to shine. An illuminated sushi bar, charred wooden walls, and a spiral sculptural staircase infuse unique soulfulness...

Why Buy From Me?

As the digital shopping age continues to boom, successful brick-and-mortar showrooms have learned to change their mindset to come out on top of the competition. The anxious chatter started some time ago when showrooms faced another challenge to...

Generation Lighting & Tech Lighting Relocate...

There will be some noticeable traffic pattern changes for lighting buyers attending the upcoming Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show in January as the corner atrium space held by Feiss for many years will become home to another company...

Ferguson Acquires Millennium Lighting, Will...

Millennium Lighting Acquired by Ferguson Enterprises The industry was abuzz this week with news that Newport News, Va.-based Ferguson Enterprises – the largest U.S. distributor of plumbing supplies, PVF, waterworks, fire and fabrication product...

Rev-A-Shelf Lends a Hand for Homes for Our Troops

Louisville, Ky.-based cabinet storage and organizational accessory manufacturer Rev-A-Shelf is a three-year national sponsor of the nonprofit organization, Homes for Our Troops (HFOT), which builds specially adapted, mortgage-free home nationwide...

Las Vegas: One Stop for Design & Build Needs...

If maximizing your time is on your agenda for 2019, then the upcoming year kicks off with an ideal opportunity in Las Vegas. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) have agreed to once...

Visual Comfort Group Makes Key Appointments

Skokie, Ill.-based Generation Lighting has named Keith Danoff as EVP/Product Marketing and Eri Hino as Director/Marketing for Tech Lighting. Visual Comfort Group is comprised of Visual Comfort & Co., Tech Lighting, Generation Lighting, and Monte...

NY NOW® SUMMER MARKET OFFERED DYNAMIC SOURCING...

NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, was recently held at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City. As a leading destination for buyers, designers, shop owners, and more, NY NOW delivered a significantly enhanced experience with new...

After the Tariff Committee Hearing: ALA’s Eric...

“There are a lot of industries in the same boat,” says Eric Jacobson, President & CEO of the American Lighting Association (ALA), who testified this week in front of the Section 301 Committee on the devastating impact tariffs on products from...

Kichler’s Tony Davidson Announces Retirement...

“I think the time is right,” says Tony Davidson about his decision to retire from Kichler Lighting, the Cleveland-based company he has called home for the past 32 years, the last 16 of which he served as President. Livonia, Mich.-based MASCO...

Shanghai Int’l Lighting Fair Changes Format to...

Next month’s Shanghai International Lighting Fair (SILF), held from September 3-5 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center, has revamped the format of the show to highlight city lighting as its main theme. According to the show organizer Messe...

DMC Appoints Guillermo Tragant as Creative...

The Dallas Market Center (DMC) has hired Guillermo Tragant as Creative Director, a newly created position. In his post, he will define the creative vision and brand voice of DMC, drawing upon his 25 years of experience in the industry. Tragant has...