DALLAS–Dallas Market Center announced that the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, taking place June 23-29, will offer a record-setting level of smart business opportunities including new products, inspiration and value. New products will include thousands of product premieres across dozens of categories; inspiration with more than 70 special events including educational seminars; and value … More »
LAS VEGAS–World Market Center Las Vegas has named Ron Radin as business development for lighting, reporting to Robert Maricich, president and chief executive officer, World Market Center Las Vegas. The lighting category has been growing for the market, and now has almost 75 companies representing this category. Radin is the owner and publisher of Homestyle … More »
CHATSWORTH, Calif.–Kathy Ireland, designer and brand partner of Pacific Coast Lighting, will make an appearance at the company’s showroom during the upcoming High Point Market. She will be at the showroom on Sunday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to noon to greet retailers and customers and talk about her line. Ireland’s products, including her designs … More »
ZIONSVILLEe, Ind.-Jay Boughner has been named to the new position of controller at Fanimation, the manufacturer and marketer of ceiling fans. Boughner will oversee the financial departments, as well as work with the customer service and order entry departments. Previously, Boughner was vice president, finance, and corporate controller for Long Electric Company, and supervisor of … More »
GARDEN CITY, N.Y.–James McMahan has been appointed general manager and vice president at WAC Lighting, where he will initially be responsible for overseeing marketing. The company said in a statement that it plans for McMahan to manage all of its business operations by year’s end. He joins the company after 21 years with Schonbek Lighting … More »
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C.–Wildwood Lamps has teamed with Tommy Bahama for a new collection if island-inspired lamps. The collection will launch at the High Point Market, scheduled for April 17-22. It will feature elements native to the Pacific Islands such as bamboo, shell, rattan and wood.
PHILADELPHIA–Westinghouse Lighting has relocated its Asian headquarters to the centrally located downtown Chang’an of Dongguan City, China, as part of its global restructuring. Now in an expanded, modern office building, the new location will enable the company to support international product development, order fulfillment and supply chain goals. This follows the recent relocation of its … More »
LAS VEGAS–The winter edition of the Las Vegas Market is up and running. The market, which takes place at the World Market Center here, runs from today until Friday, Feb. 5. Among the social events planned for today are a ribbon cutting at the Midwest/CBK showroom, C-999; parties at Global Views, room A-454, AICO featuring … More »