Lighting

GLM Acquired by Emerald Expositions

GLM

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Emerald Expositions has purchased George Little Management from Providence Equity Partners for $335 million. The transaction is expected to close next month, subject to customary regulatory approvals. The acquisition will be funded with approximately $200 million of debt and a $140 million equity investment from Onex Partners III. GLM operates more than 20More »

Hammerton to Debut at Dallas Market with Artisan-Crafted Lighting Line

Hammerton

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah–Handcrafted custom lighting design and manufacturing company Hammerton will make its debut at the Dallas International Lighting Market next month, showing a new contemporary line of decorative lighting for the dealer channel. Called Hammerton Studio, the line combines the company’s hallmark design and domestic artisan craftsmanship with accessible price points and quickMore »

Vegas Promises Informative CEO Summit

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–A full slate of educational seminars is scheduled for the Las Vegas Market CEO Summit next month. Some of the keynote speakers will include Charles Garcia, who worked for four presidents and is a national Hispanic leader; Vivek Kundra, the first U.S. chief information officer appointed by President Barack Obama; Susan Packard, co-founder ofMore »

Furniture Your Way and Santangelo Lighting Partner to Expand in Dallas

Dallas Market Center Expands Gourmet, Handmade Opportunities

DALLAS-Furniture Your Way and Santangelo Lighting are partnering to expand exclusively in Dallas, at Dallas Market Center. Their new showrooms—World Trade Center 10-10080 and 10-10027—will be unveiled at next month’s Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, Jan. 15-21, and Dallas International Lighting Market, Jan. 15-19. Both companies offer custom product lines: Furniture Your Way specializesMore »

Shades of Light Acquires Colonial Metalcrafts

shades of light

RICHMOND, Va.–Shades of Light, a lighting and home decor retailer, has acquired Colonial Metalcrafts, a manufacturer and retailer of handcrafted, custom, colonial-inspired lighting fixtures. Both are based here. Shades of Light said that the Colonial Metalcrafts deal will add to Shades of Light’s line of exclusive lighting products, and Colonial Metalcrafts’ expertise in metal workingMore »

Dallas Reports Increase in Hotel Bookings

Dallas Market Center Expands Gourmet, Handmade Opportunities

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center has noted a more than 60 percent increase in January Total Home & Gift Market hotel bookings following the launch of the company’s new and improved Market Travel online booking service. Market attendees from across the country and internationally contribute to the increase in hotel nights. “This significant increase in hotel bookingsMore »

Dale Tiffany to Celebrate 35th Anniversary in Dallas

Dale Tiffany Cobblestone Mica Table Lamp

LA MIRADA, Calif.–Founded in 1979, Dale Tiffany, Inc. will be celebrating 35 years in business next month with a cocktail party during the Dallas International Lighting Market. It will be held in its World Trade Center showroom, #309, on Thursday, Jan. 16, starting at 5 p.m. The event will include party favors for all guestsMore »

Surya to Debut at Dallas Market Next Month with New Showroom

Surya

DALLAS–Surya will open its sixth U.S. showroom next month, as it debuts at the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market. The 14,000 square-foot showroom will be located in the Dallas Market Center’s World Trade Center, space 5-560. The showroom will also be open daily during non-market hours. “We’re excited to debut our new Dallas showroom,More »