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Tech Lighting, LBL Lighting Promote Sargeant to VP

Tom Sargeant

SKOKIE, Ill.–Tom Sargeant has been named vice president of new product development for Generation Brands’ Tech Lighting and LBL Lighting. He previously held the title of director of new product development for three years. In his new role, he’ll work on product extensions for both brands and determine future category expansions in the decorative andMore »

Last updated: August 6, 2014

Las Vegas Winners Announced

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LAS VEGAS–Eighteen people have received hotel and hospitality prizes in conjunction with Las Vegas Market, part of an inaugural “Block the Book” promotion sponsored by International Market Centers and Connections Housing last month. “Las Vegas Market continues to enhance market amenities and our ‘Book The Block’ campaign is proving to be an extremely fun andMore »

Last updated: August 4, 2014

Ron Insana to Keynote Las Vegas CEO Summit

Ron Insana

LAS VEGAS-CNBC analyst Ron Insana will be the keynote speaker at the Las Vegas Market CEO Summit next January, along with two other confirmed speakers. The forum will address businesses issues of importance to industry executives, including presentations on financial, operational and global subjects by some of the nation’s foremost visionary speakers. Steven Baker, viceMore »

Last updated: August 1, 2014

ART Savings Offered in Vegas

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.–Fifteen exhibitors—including new vendors in Las Vegas, Go Home and Selamat—will participate in Accessories Resource Team’s ART card program at Las Vegas Market this week. Member retailers are able to take advantage of these promotions and services, listed below, when they show their ART card at the time of ordering. Couture Lamps (C-496A): 10More »

Last updated: July 29, 2014

Speakers Sought for High Point Market

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ROSEVILLE, Calif.–The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) is now accepting submissions for speakers in its Retailer Resource Center (RRC) at High Point Market in October. Seminars are scheduled Oct. 18-21. Popular seminar topics include digital/online and mobile strategies, social media, advertising and marketing, sales and sales training, retail operations and logistics, retail trends andMore »

Last updated: July 29, 2014

Flos Names VP for Architectural Division

Jim Toole

NEW YORK–Lighting company Flos has named Jim Toole vice president and general manager of the Flos architectural division in the U.S., a new position at the company. Toole, who reports to Jan Vingerhoets, CEO of Flos USA, most recently served as director of specification product sales at Cooper Lighting. “At Flos, we have robust architecturalMore »

Last updated: July 18, 2014

ARTS Awards Nomination Deadline is August 1

ARTS Awards 2015

DALLAS–The deadline to submit nominations for the 26th annual ARTS Awards, which recognize top manufacturers, retailers, designers and sales representatives worldwide, is Friday, August 1. This year, there is a new category for interior designer, for a total of 27 different awards. The categories in the manufacturer awards are accent furniture, area rugs, green award,More »

Last updated: July 16, 2014

Safavieh to Enter Fixed Lighting Category

From Safavieh’s new fixed lighting line

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Safavieh delves into the lighting fixture category, debuting its initial line of 65 items at the upcoming Las Vegas Market. The company shows in Building A, A-101, at World Market Center. The line will include chandeliers, pendants, ceiling lights and coordinating sconces, and be constructed of such materials as chrome, brass and brassMore »

Last updated: July 15, 2014