Lighting

Kichler’s Dross Promoted to Corporate Director, Education and Industry Trends

Kichler’s Dross Promoted to Corporate Director, Education and Industry Trends

CLEVELAND–With 36 years of lighting experience at Kichler, Jeffrey Dross has been named to the post of corporate director of education and industry trends. He will serve as the corporate trends analyst, media spokesperson and industry liaison, as well as expand the company’s training efforts for sales representatives, customers, specifiers and other industry audiences. “JeffMore »

Pacific Coast Lighting to Open Las Vegas Showroom

Pacific Coast Lighting to Open Las Vegas Showroom

CHATSWORTH, Calif.–Pacific Coast Lighting will open a new showroom this month, debuting its new space at Las Vegas Market in Building A, #301. Brand partner Kathy Ireland will be the guest of honor at the showroom’s ribbon cutting on Monday, January 24, from 4 – 5 p.m. The showroom is twice the size of itsMore »

Calling for Clean Lines and Clutter-free Looks

Calling for Clean Lines and Clutter-free Looks

By Andrea Lillo The Dallas-to-Las Vegas route will be the flight pattern of many in the lighting industry this month, as the Dallas International Lighting Market (Jan. 20 to 24) and the Las Vegas Market (Jan. 24 to 28) overlap for the first time. And what awaits it at both shows is the theme ofMore »

Bulbrite Announces Winner of Brite Lights Sweepstakes

Bulbrite Announces Winner of Brite Lights Sweepstakes

MOONACHIE, N.J.— Southland Plumbing Supply of Metairie, La., has won Bulbrite’s Brite Lights Sweepstakes, which includes roundtrip airfare for two to New York City along with accommodations at The Kimberly Hotel New York and Broadway tickets. The contest was offered to U.S. lighting buyers and specifiers who placed an order of $2,500 or more inMore »

Karen Ritter, Meyda Tiffany Lighting Representative, Dies

Karen Ritter, Meyda Tiffany Lighting Representative, Dies

YORKVILLE, N.Y.–Veteran sales representative Karen Ritter of Lewes, Del., passed away last month. She was 49. Ritter had worked as the northeast regional sales manager for Meyda Tiffany Lighting since the mid-1980s, and managed Meyda’s fleet of mobile showrooms with her husband Bob for the past 15 years. “The entire Meyda Tiffany Lighting family wouldMore »

WAC Lighting Opens Sales Offices in China

WAC Lighting Opens Sales Offices in China

NEW YORK–As part of its continuing strategy to expand its sales and marketing efforts in Asia, WAC Lighting has opened three new sales offices throughout China, with plans to open one more within the next two months. The new Chinese offices are in Beijing, Guangzhou, and Cheng Du, to cover the north, south and westernMore »

Marimekko Store Opens at Crate & Barrel’s SoHo Location

Marimekko Store Opens at Crate & Barrel’s SoHo Location

NEW YORK–Crate & Barrel has launched its first store within a store in its SoHo location here, with the grand opening of the Marimekko Shop. Crate & Barrel’s relationship with the Finnish design firm goes back decades, but the shop takes the partnership to a new level and expands into more Marimekko product categories. InMore »

Showplace to Mark Anniversary at High Point Market

Showplace

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Showplace, the showroom building, will celebrate its 10th anniversary in business at the upcoming High Point Market. The building has arranged for a large cake that will be a representation of the showroom building, which first opened at the market 10 years ago. It will hold a cake-cutting ceremony on Oct. 18 at 2:10More »