The National Home Furnishings Assn.’s (NHFA) new consumer Web site,, is scheduled to go live on Oct. 15. The site, part of a national marketing program, is described as a fashionable and stylish, easy-to... read more
The 2009 ALA Annual Conference has not been affected by the recent series of wildfires blazing through the Los Angeles area in Southern California, according to a recent e-mail sent by the American Lighting Assn. to its... read more
The same market that had Rod Stewart headline the opening of its third and most recent building follows up that act with another free concert for its first September show. "King of Cool" Brian Setzer will perform at World... read more
The lighting industry has its collective gaze fixed on California, which has proven to be a bellwether state in terms of energy legislation. On Jan. 1, 2010, the recently adopted California Title 20 requirements for lamps... read more
Lighting control manufacturer Lutron Electronics. has signed a sponsorship agreement with the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) to enable members to offer lighting control solutions. As an NARI... read more
Juno Lighting Group recently announced the launch of its new e-Luminance electronic learning center, The center aims to help fill an industry need for in-depth knowledge on the art and science of lighting... read more
The Dallas Market Center (DMC) and Accessories Resource Team (ART) have announced the finalists (listed below) for the 21st ARTS Awards, which will be presented in January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market.... read more
Among the latest industry catalogs now available: Sea Gull Lighting’s new recessed lighting catalog, which details hundreds of products specifically designed, tested and approved to meet the architectural needs of commercial... read more
When New York-based WAC Lighting heard of a local Long Island home builder with a mission to build a “green” home —the first gold-rated green residential house on Long Island — the environmentally conscious company didn’t... read more
Listen up, avid antique fan collectors: Your Mecca beckons. Prominent high-end ceiling manufacturer Fanimation celebrated the move of the Antique Fan Collectors Assn.’s (AFCA) museum to its Zionsville, IN, facility with a... read more
With the lofty goal of breathing new life into the $13.3 billion home furnishings industry, the World Market Center (WMC) Las Vegas , with the support of industry groups, recently announced the launch of an unprecedented... read more
More than 140 members of the Sacramento Valley Electrical League (SVEL) participated in a fundraising tournament at the Morgan Creek Country Club in Roseville, CA, that benefited the Children’s Miracle Network and the Pay It... read more
Tech Lighting has gone extreme. The company, known for its low voltage systems, partnered with ABC TV show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” to help furnish one of the show's recent transformations for a single father and his... read more
High-end home furnishings manufacturer Chelsea House celebrated a stronger presence at this summer's Atlanta Gift & Home Furnishings Market. The company debuted its new, expanded showroom with a ribbon-cutting ceremony (... read more
The 2009 Accessories Resource Team (ART) Conference provided attendees with plenty of inspiration to “Rejuvenate, Reinvent and Recreate,” this year’s theme. The annual conference took place May 28-31 at the Naples Grande... read more
Urban Expositions recently announced its acquisition of the San Francisco Intl. Gift Fair (SFIGF) and the Seattle Gift Show from dmg world media. The ownership transition will take place following the August 2009 editions of... read more
Asia’s largest lighting industry fair and its partner event for the electrical building technology industry drew a record number of visitors this year. The Guangzhou Intl. Lighting Exhibition took place June 9-12 at the city... read more
A brand-new showroom for a powerhouse brand, an expanded relocation and two Best in Show nods added excitement to the Dallas Intl. Lighting Market in June. Ralph Lauren Home, a division of the Polo Ralph Lauren Corp., opened... read more
The Dallas Market Center’s official post-show release from the June Total Home & Gift Market validated what many exhibitors had indicated anecdotally during the event: While the lighting segment did experience a dip in... read more
Maria L. Scutaro (pictured) has been appointed to the newly created position of Vice President of Merchandising for Murray Feiss, a Generation Brands company. Scutaro returns to Feiss after five years as Vice President of... read more

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