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5 Social Media Tips from a Lighting Retailer

As a multiple-times winner of the Showroom of the Year Awards’ Social Media Star, the team at Montreal Lighting and Hardware knows all about maintaining a successful social media presence. With more…
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The Interior Home + Design Center opening at Dallas Market Center was a success.

2017 Year in Review

We asked, “How was business in 2017?” Here’s what they’re saying. “2017 was a year of growth and introspection for Terracotta. We completed the expansion of our office, broke ground on some very…
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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4 Tips For Writing Strong Product Descriptions

When it comes to uploading product details to your site, it’s easy to simply copy and paste the manufacturer’s description to a page and hit publish. While making a habit of this will no doubt save…
Taking some manageable steps to ensure your local consumers can find you easily will work wonders for your online and foot traffic. (Photo: bakhtiarzein - stock.adobe.com)

How to Localize Your SEO

As the days of yellow pages and landlines become a distant memory, local consumers can find businesses in their area in a matter of seconds online. You want your online pages to rank well locally so…
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…

The DIY Effect: How Home Improvement Shows Impact the Trade

A ripe environment — recession and the rising popularity of reality TV — provided a perfect breeding ground for the explosion of home improvement shows that came onto the scene in the late 2000s. Can…
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