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Arteriors announced the appointment of Steve Davis as its new President. Davis brings more than 20 years of organization management experience in technology, marketing and corporate retail environments to his new role at... read more
Accessories Resource Team (ART) announced that 2013 Conference will be held at The Palms Hotel and Spa in Miami Beach, FL, from Tuesday, May 7 to Friday, May 10, 2013. According to Conference Committee Co-Chair Cody... read more
With existing housing sales picking up and remodeling contractors feeling more bullish than they have in recent years, remodeling activity in the U.S. is poised for accelerated growth by the end of this year and into 2013,... read more
Former Ambassador to China, Jon Huntsman, Jr., and former U.S. Secretary of Labor, Robert Reich, will be featured keynote speakers at International Market Centers' inaugural Gift+Home CEO Summit at the Las Vegas Market in... read more
Nora Lighting promoted Josie Garcia to the new position of national accounts project manager/assistant quotations manager, said Nora Lighting President Fred Farzan. Garcia joined Nora in 2005 as a customer service... read more
The Alliance for Solid-State Illumination Systems and Technologies (ASSIST) released a new publication that addresses the issue of LED light source flicker. The publication, ASSIST recommends… Flicker parameters for reducing... read more
Dallas Market Center and ART announced the judges for the 24th annual ARTS Awards, as well as the Market's first headliner: HGTV's John Gidding. Judges This distinguished judging panel will select winners in 23 different... read more
On Sept. 5, 2012, Knox Hills, a community for service members, and the city of Fort Knox, KY, will "turn on" the largest residential LED retrofit neighborhood in the world. More than 9,500 Borealis bulbs will be installed in... read more
Designer Angelo Surmelis, creator of the brand angelo:HOME, has signed a long-term contract with lighting distributor AFLighting. His exclusive creations will debut at the Las Vegas Market in January 2013. Angelo Surmelis... read more
Debbie Johnson
Modern Supply has announced that Debbie Johnson, former Sales Manager, has been promoted to Vice President. Modern Supply, a kitchen, bath, lighting and Rheem distributor, has seven locations including three showrooms across... read more
Cooper Lighting LED Innovation Center
Cooper Lighting announced that its Photometric Laboratory, part of its LED Innovation Center, is recognized as a U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) LED Lighting Facts®-approved testing laboratory partner. Notably, Cooper... read more
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Lighting Research Center (LRC) will hold a three-day, hands-on seminar Sept. 18-20, 2012, to teach industry professionals how to incorporate light-emitting diodes (LEDs) into lighting... read more
Acessories Resource Team new logo
ART, the association for the home accent and accent furniture segment of the home furnishings industry, announces the first stage of its rebranding process beginning with a new logo and tagline, “A Creative Home Furnishings... read more
Alliance for Solid-State Illumination Systems and Technologies
Solid-state lighting, the LED in particular, has advanced to become a promising light source because of its ability to save energy and money, reduce environmental pollutants, and provide custom, quality lighting. This... read more
Lamps Plus Inc. is the nation’s largest lighting retailer, an impressive number 163 on the Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide. Yet many consumers do not associate Lamps Plus with high-end lighting design, which is plentiful in... read more
Hubbardton Forge announced that Alco Lighting Sales will now be representing the company. Hubbardton Forge manufactures configured-to-order products in Castleton, VT, and believes this move will best serve the unique... read more
Humanscale's Horizon, the first task light with Thin Film LED technology™; and Panasonic’s LED Clear Bulb, a 20W lamp designed to duplicate the incandescent experience, were among 35 product designs honored with a Gold Award... read more
The newest crop of Consumers Digest Best Buys in the ceiling fan category includes products from three top brands sold through the lighting showroom channel: Hunter, Monte Carlo and Kichler. Featured in the magazine’s June... read more
As buyers’ fall market planning is about to get into full swing, High Point Market exhibitors looking to better connect with prospects and customers got a double shot in the arm from the High Point Market Authority. A... read more
At the summer Las Vegas Market, International Market Centers (IMC) unveiled a three-phase plan for its beleaguered Building C to bolster its growing Gift + Home marketplace. Kicking off in 2013 and continuing through the... read more

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