CLEVELAND–Mark Yoss has been appointed national sales manager at Kichler Lighting, responsible for planning and executing sales efforts within the lighting showroom and electrical wholesale channels. With more than 20 years of sales and management experience in commercial and industrial products, Yoss was most recently national sales manager for Panasonic Home and Environment Company, which … More »
SHANGHAI, China—In an effort to expand its sales and marketing in Asia and other foreign markets, WAC Lighting has opened up a new Asian division, WAC Lighting (Shanghai) Company, based here, which will be headed by Zengkai Dai. The Shanghai office will house sales, marketing, research and development and purchasing departments for the division. In … More »
CHICAGO–Several lighting manufacturers—including Murray Feiss, WAC Lighting, Bulbrite, Fanimation, Hinkley Lighting, and Schonbek—have banded together to set a goal to raise at least $50,000 from the lighting industry for The H Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds for cancer research. The foundation will hold its tenth annual Goombay Bash on Aug. 7 at … More »
ATLANTA–Dimond Lighting, the division of E.L.K. Lighting that debuted last year, will open a showroom later this month at AmericasMart, during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. The 1,600-square-foot showroom will be located on the 12th floor of Building 1, #12-C-7, in the Home center. “Dimond’s strategic approach is simply customer-centric; to provide … More »
Nesquehoning, Penn.—E.L.K. Lighting has acquired certain assets of Baldinger Architectural Lighting/Louis Baldinger & Sons, an Astoria, N.Y.-based company that is closing. The deal was made through E.L.K.’s sister company, Mount Summit Lighting Inc., and was finalized June 25. Baldinger will become a separate division within E.L.K. and will offer two product lines: Baldinger Architectural Lighting … More »
DALLAS–The lighting industry descends on “Big D” today as the Dallas International Lighting Market opens as part of the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, which runs through Sunday, June 27. New lighting lines include couture lighting company 26th & Soho, which will be shown in the Elle Home and Lifestyle showroom, 523 WTC. This … More »
By Andrea Lillo Lighting introductions at this month’s Dallas International Lighting Market may range in styles, but overall clean design still reigns, and manufacturers differentiate collections by mixing materials, focusing on shapes or adding details such as crystals or specialty finishes. In addition, demands for lower price points and energy efficient options also continue to … More »
NEW YORK-The deadline for sending in new product information and high-resolution images for possible inclusion in HFN’s coverage of the Las Vegas Market in August is Monday, July 12. To submit information on rugs, lighting, or accessories, contact Andrea Lillo, firstname.lastname@example.org; for mattresses, David Gill, email@example.com; and for furniture, Warren Shoulberg, firstname.lastname@example.org.