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E-commerce Lessons Learned

Adding e-commerce to a website can be a daunting task. We spoke to two retailers in the infancy of their e-commerce experience to see what lessons they’ve learned since starting up.  Filament Home…
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Lighting Consumer Research: Illuminating Changes

Your grandpa did business without the internet, but can you? A recent study by The NPD Group’s Checkout E-commerce Tracking service says the lighting industry’s days of poo-pooing the power of e-…

Ode to Outdoor (Lighting)

If interior lighting is the delicious strawberry cream cheese filling between the perfect layers of sponge cake, then outdoor lighting is, of course, the icing on the cake. (Or maybe we’ve just been…
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Lighting showrooms can enter the 9th Annual Showroom of the Year Awards, and anyone in the industry may nominate a showroom.

Entries/Nominations for 2018 Lighting Showroom of the Year Awards Now Being Accepted Online

The ninth annual Lighting Showroom of the Year Awards competition, which honors exceptional lighting retailers, is now open and accepting entries and nominations. The 2018 Awards are hosted by…
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Share of Showroom

Rent takes a big bite out of profits, but what if there was a way to cut that expense and generate new business in the process? Opening your showroom up to a complementary business generates a number…
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The stage was set at June Lightovation, where six showrooms took home top prizes at the annual Showroom of the Year awards.

2017 Showroom of the Year: On Being a Winner

June Lightovation feels incomplete without the Showroom of the Year awards ceremony. This year, amazing retailers from across the continent came to Dallas Market Center for the big announcement on…
The Showroom of the Year winners line up for a photo after the awards ceremony.
The Showroom of the Year winners line up for a photo after the awards ceremony.

June Lightovation Draws Record Crowds

This year’s June edition of Lightovation in Dallas drew record crowds, garnering an 18 percent increase in attendance by lighting showrooms compared to last year. Along with increased overall…
Meet the winners of the 2017 Showroom of the Year Awards.
Meet the winners of the 2017 Showroom of the Year Awards.

2017 Showroom of the Year Awards Winners Announced at Reception During Lightovation

View the August issue profiles of the six winners here!   The winners of the 8th annual Showroom of the Year Awards were announced this evening at a celebratory reception held at Dallas Market…
All our finalists, including Lucia Lighting & Design (pictured above), put their best bulbs forward.
All our finalists, including Lucia Lighting & Design (pictured above), put their best bulbs forward.

Showroom of the Year 2017 Finalists: Revenue Under $5 Million

Revenue under $5 million Find out what makes each of this year’s 10 SOTY Revenue Under $5 Million category candidates stand out from fray. Crest Lighting, New Lenox, IL 1. Complimentary house…
Crest Lighting and Retrofit Home homepages
Both Crest Lighting and Retrofit Home aim to carry over the benefits of their showrooms to their e-commerce sites.

The Great E-Commerce Leap

There are plenty of reasons why businesses build e-commerce sites — better economic opportunity, a larger audience and more options for customers, to name a few. In the lighting and home decor retail…