Lighting

E.L.K. Lighting Acquires Bailey Street

E.L.K. Lighting Acquires Bailey Street

NESQUEHONING, Pa.–E.L.K. Lighting has completed its purchase of Bailey Street Holding Co. from Red River Ventures. Terms for the deal were not disclosed. Bailey Street distributes accent furniture, case goods, chairs and mirrors through a wide network of furniture showrooms across North America. In an interview with HFN, Brad Smith, CEO of E.L.K., said theMore »

World Market Center Expands On-site Dining Options

World Market Center Expands On-site Dining Options

LAS VEGAS–The foodie scene hits World Market Center Las Vegas just in time for Summer 2011 Las Vegas Market, which opened yesterday. Las Vegas Market has a new food court on the third floor of Building C, featuring nine casual dining options. “In addition to some of the more established restaurants and kiosks throughout market,More »

Traditional Gets Cleaner, Crystal Goes Contemporary In Dallas

Traditional Gets Cleaner, Crystal Goes Contemporary In Dallas

By Andrea Lillo Contemporary crystal and cleaner traditional looks were among the themes at June’s Dallas International Lighting Market, as exhibitors used the summer to expand both existing lines as well as introduce completely new brands to the market. The former American De Rosa Lamparts has changed its name to Luminance, the parent company ofMore »

Want To Be Part of a Flash Mob in Vegas?

Want To Be Part of a Flash Mob in Vegas?

LAS VEGAS–Western Home Furnishings Association will host its first-ever Las Vegas Market flash mob next week and is inviting anyone who is interested to join in the fun. The organization will celebrate its new WHFA website, whfa.org, by launching beach balls up into the air on Tuesday, August 2, at 2 p.m. in the WorldMore »

World Market Center Continues New Buyer Incentive

World Market Center Continues New Buyer Incentive

LAS VEGAS–World Market Center Las Vegas has agreed to continue its program to provide complimentary retailer memberships to the Gift & Home Trade Association for new gift buyers who attend the upcoming summer Gift+Home at Las Vegas Market. The market center had provided these free memberships at the winter market, after it and the associationMore »

E.L.K. Lighting Acquires Nulco Lighting

E.L.K. Lighting Acquires Nulco Lighting

NESQUEHONING, Pa.–Under its sister corporation Mt. Summit Lighting, E.L.K. Lighting has acquired Nulco Lighting, a Rhode Island-based lighting manufacturer that was founded in 1946. Over the next four week period, E.L.K. will move Nulco’s operations to E.L.K.’s headquarters here, it said in a release. The company expects to resume order fulfillment by August 15. Nulco’sMore »

WAC Lighting Names Shaheen Central Regional Sales Manager

WAC Lighting Names Shaheen Central Regional Sales Manager

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.—WAC Lighting has named Maher Shaheen Central regional sales manager, where he will share oversight of national business development responsibilities with Ryan Berlin, Eastern regional sales manager, and Tim Vislay, Western regional sales manager. Dirk Wald, vice president of business development, will continue to manage the Canadian sales territory, in addition to hisMore »

Allan Palecek to Receive ARTS Award

Allan Palecek to Receive ARTS Award

DALLAS–Allan H. Palecek, founder, CEO and lead designer of Palecek, will receive the Academy of Achievement Award at the 23rd annual ARTS Awards taking place on Saturday, January 21, 2012, during the Total Home & Gift Markets here. “Allan’s dedication to design, function and craftsmanship have led his brand to become one of the mostMore »