Scott Metz

Lighting fixtures in Lights Unlimited, Garner, NC
Rules schmules. Go rogue by adding a few “wow” fixtures to your displays, says Lights Unlimited’s Carla Reck and Brian Howard. “Even if they're not the type of items that sell every day, unusual fixtures make your showroom a fun and interesting place to visit and shop.”

New Year, New Showroom: How to Get There in 10 Easy Steps

For better or worse, “New Year, new you” season is upon us. Everywhere you turn, people are making resolutions, buying up expensive gym memberships and going all Marie Kondo on their clutter-filled…
Lumen the cat surveys her domain at Northern Lighting in Westerville, OH.
Lumen the cat surveys her domain at Northern Lighting in Westerville, OH.

Meet Lumen the Showroom Cat

Seven years ago, Scott Metz, his father Larry and their team at Northern Lighting in Westerville, OH, played a prank on cat-loving employee Kerri. They bought a cage and a cat toy and tricked Kerri…
The staff at Northern Lighting in Westerville, OH, gets the job done, but they like to have a little fun. “We keep it loose,” lighting consultant Scott Metz (third from right) says.
The staff at Northern Lighting in Westerville, OH, gets the job done, but they like to have a little fun. “We keep it loose,” lighting consultant Scott Metz (third from right) says.

How to Keep a Happy Work Environment

Happiness and productivity go hand in hand. A 2015 study by the Social Market Foundation and the University of Warwick’s Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy found that employee…