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W.A.C. Lighting's on-site testing facility at its manufacturing campus in China has received certification from Underwriters Laboratory Inc. (UL). This will enable W.A.C. engineers to test and certify new products without... read more
These days, homeowners are clamoring for pendants that hang from the ceiling, moody undercabinet lighting, recessed lighting and outdoor path lights that illuminate the edge of the front walk.Of course, none of those... read more
The Dallas Market Center has promoted Cherie R. Marcum to Vice President of Finance.Marcum joined the Dallas Market Center last year and has been overseeing the finance department as the financial controller. As Vice... read more
It used to be that the moon and the stars were the brightest bulbs in the sky. But as anyone who’s flown across a city at night knows, these days, there’s an awful lot of light coming up from the ground.Many people assume... read more
Murray Feiss, founder of Murray Feiss Lamp Corp. and Generation Brands, shines a powerful light on the home furnishings industry. With 60 years of lighting innovation under his belt, Feiss earned some early experience in his... read more
Gift for Life, a non-profit group for the home décor industry that raises money for AIDS research, will be holding its 17th annual anniversary party on Jan. 25 during the New York International Gift Fair.This year’s... read more
Green design gets its day in the sun, courtesy of Randall Whitehead, author of Residential Lighting, A Practical Guide to Beautiful and Sustainable Design.Whitehead, who also writes a monthly column for Residential Lighting... read more
The art of layering light in a room and lighting controls isn’t as easy concept for many homeowners to understand – unless they get a chance to view it in action.To help lighting designers introduce the concept to their... read more
The Las Vegas Market got into the holiday spirit on Dec. 22 during Furniture Donation Day, an annual event that Las Vegas Market organizes to donate furniture, accessories and artwork to shelters and local families.This year... read more
Shelly Wang, Vice President and General Manager of WAC Lighting, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the New York Asian Women’s Center, an organization that offers counseling and shelter to Asians who have been... read more
Several expanded showrooms are slated to open soon at the World Market Center in Las Vegas, just in time for the Las Vegas Market, taking place Feb. 6 to 13.Some of the manufacturers that will be opening larger showrooms are... read more
Global Views, a wholesaler of home accessories, has announced that it will now be showing lighting products in its new, expanded showroom at the Dallas Market Center.In the past Global Views was known for its array of home... read more
Residential Lighting magazine, and its sister publications FurnitureStyle.com and Design & Decor magazine, will be hosting three educational seminars at the upcoming Las Vegas Market, taking place at the World Market... read more
The Dallas Market Center and the Accessories Resource Team has announced the winners of the 20th annual ARTS Awards, which recognize outstanding retailers, product designers, manufacturers and sales representatives in the... read more
If you’re a lighting showroom owner who is looking to differentiate your store from other showrooms in your area, consider jumping across the pond this February to attend The ARC Show in London.Established in 2008, The ARC... read more
The Dallas Market Center announced on Wednesday the winners of the Best of Show Awards for the January 2009 Dallas Total Home & Gift Market.Awards were given to exhibitors who had the most creative, fresh an innovative... read more
There’s no doubt times are tough. Earlier this week, the New York Times announced that employers made approximately 62,000 job cuts on Monday alone, evidence that the economy continues to plummet. The signs are there in... read more
LED lighting is touted as the wave of the future, the great white hope of energy efficient lighting. But it’s a topic that many lighting showroom owners sheepishly admit they’re still in the dark about.So how does LED... read more
Columbia Lighting unveiled its new website at www.columbialighting.com on Jan. 20. In addition to a new design, the site also lets users search for products by type of product, feature and more.The site also includes... read more
Residential Lighting: What is a cult brand? B.J. Bueno: A cult brand helps a company [maintain] incredible, beyond-belief loyalty. With it, customers will come from all over to shop your store. Ask them why, and they’ll say... read more

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