Lighting Retailers

Lighting retailers of all sizes in all locations around North America face similar problems and have similar concerns. They need to know the latest industry news and have access to the latest product introductions, always keeping up with what's new and what's next. In this Lighting Retailers section, retailers will have access to news and feature stories to keep them up to date on this evolving industry.

Why the Williams-Sonoma Lawsuit Against Amazon Is Worth Watching

This week, Williams-Sonoma Inc. filed a lawsuit in Northern California against Amazon.com Inc., alleging the mega-retailer had copied patented chair designs and engaged in unfair marketing practices…

Stylecraft and Harp & Finial to Expand Showrooms at Las Vegas Market

StyleCraft Home Collection – manufacturer and home decor industry leader – and its sister company, Harp & Finial, today announced they would both be expanding their showrooms at Las Vegas Market…

New Rug Company Boundless Brings Rugs to the Direct-to-Consumer Market

The direct-to-consumer e-commerce model could be one of the biggest disruptors to hit the home furnishings and decor industry. Players like Campaign Living, Burrow and bed-in-a-box companies like…

The Top Social Media Trends for 2019 and How to Do Them Right

Another year gone, another one dawns. As you sit down and think about your digital marketing strategy for the next year, you will likely ask yourself, "What should I focus on with social media?" We'…

The Beginner’s Guide to Facebook Advertising: Part II

In Part I of this series, which ran in the November issue and is now on our website, we tackled the basics of Facebook advertising — what to do before you run an ad and how to set one up. Now we’re…

AmericasMart Atlanta Opens Eco Lounge for January Market

The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market at AmericasMart Atlanta kicks off the January market season, and thus far, it is shaping up to be a busy one. So where will AmericasMart…

What You Can Learn From These 3 Retailers Killing It on YouTube

According to HubSpot’s 2018 State of Inbound report, 48 percent of marketers are planning to add YouTube to their content strategy in the next year. They’re on to something: with 30 million daily…

Idea Board: Color Trends

Mustard A favorite shade from the 70s, mustard received a golden glow at High Point Market. The Oak Vine table lamp from Pacific Coast Lighting plays with negative space as its vine-like base…

How to Find Local Artists for Your Showroom

As any good business professor will tell you, it's almost always a win when you diversify your business's assets. For independent home furnishings and lighting retailers that already excel in their…

The Winter Market Guide to Tariffs

On Jan. 1, 2019, the Trump administration plans to enact a 25 percent tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese imported goods, including furniture, lighting, home decor and their respective parts, At…
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