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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
Nicole Bowling has joined Residential Lighting and sister publication Home Fashion Forecast as Managing Editor. Bowling will report, write and edit news and features for the publications in print and online, as well as... read more
Kalco Lighting
During the June Dallas Market, Kalco Lighting and Allegri Crystal announced the company's yearly sales award winners. President Snehal Shah and National Sales Manager Bob Ross presented the awards. Tom Wright of Pacific... read more
Barry Kirstein, Julie Archer
Access Lighting announced personnel changes. The company appointed Ryan Bursky as National Sales Manager. Bursky will hold the position of National Sales Manager for both Access Lighting and Mondoluz. He will lead the Access... read more
Joe Pater, Boyd Corbett
MaxLite announced that Boyd Corbett is the new Vice President of Sales, Central Region and Joe Pater is the new Utility Solutions Program Manager. Corbett will report directly to Vice President of Sales, Marketing and... read more
As part of the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act, several changes in regulation for incandescent reflector lamps (IRLs) went into effect on July 14. These lamps have a screw base and utilize standard incandescent or... read more
Finalists for the 17th annual American Society of Furniture Designers Pinnacle Design Achievement Awards have been chosen. The winners in 16 categories, including lighting, will be presented on Oct. 15 a banquet during the... read more
According to Meredith Hite, Director of Public Relations at the Dallas Market Center (DMC), buyer attendance at the summer 2012 Dallas Intl. Lighting Market was slightly ahead of June of last year and included buyers from 46... read more
Lighting retailers were among those affected by recent wildfires in Colorado. The Denver Post reports that the High Park and Waldo Canyon fires destroyed hundred of homes at an estimated cost of $450 million. As a... read more
During the June Dallas Market, Quoizel announced its yearly sales award winners. David Walstad was named the Sales Representative of the Year, as well as the top tabloid seller. Walstad grew up in Vermont and began in the... read more
WithIt, an organization for women in the home furnishings industry, will honor professionals and businesses at its WOW Awards, which will be held on Sunday Jan. 27, 2013, at World Market Center Las Vegas. This is the first... read more
Richard M. Lapidus, co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Richards Lighting in Huntsville, AL, died June 19, 2012. He was 79. Lapidus was the two-time past President of Temple B'nai Shalom, past President of the Huntsville... read more
Sea Gull Lighting honored sales representative Cheri Lindsey with the company's prestigious Henry Siegel Award. The award, named after the company's founder, is given to those "who represent the same qualities for which Sea... read more
Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Galleries has added three regional Lighting Business Development Managers to select markets in the East, Central and West regions. Bernadette Campbell will be responsible for the Eastern... read more
House of Troy has purchased the assets of G. Scatchard Ltd. The transaction was completed June 15. House of Troy, located in Hyde Park, VT, is a designer and producer of picture lights, lamps and wall-mounted lighting. It is... read more
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) recently wrapped up a successful membership campaign that brought in 113 new member commitments. The campaign kicked off April 16 and concluded in early June. Eric Jacobson, ALA Vice... read more
Researchers say there are signs that the U.S. housing market is reviving, according to a report released by Harvard University’s Joint Center of Housing Studies earlier this month. According to the center’s Director of... read more
Robert Singer and Associates won a SOURCE Award for their lighting design in thi
Cooper Lighting recently announced the winners of the 35th annual SOURCE Awards -- including two residential projects -- on May 8 during Lightfair Intl. in Las Vegas. The awards recognize excellence in lighting design among... read more

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