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.

5 Reasons to Join the American Society of Interior Designers

With everything you have to do to keep your business afloat, committing yourself to yet one more thing is probably not at the top of your list. We get it: You’re busy. But if you’re a designer,…

2018 Showroom of the Year: Origins of Success

For the last nine years, Lighting & Decor and Dallas Market Center have honored the best and brightest lighting showrooms at the Showroom of the Year awards during June Lightovation. Each year,…

How Hard Will Tariffs Hit the Home Furnishings Industry

Like many other industry groups, the National Retail Federation (NRF) fiercely opposes the Trump administration's proposed tariffs on China and other U.S. trading partners. Now they have the numbers…

ALA President Testifies on Tariffs

Earlier today, Eric Jacobson, President and CEO of the American Lighting Association, delivered testimony to the Section 301 Committee regarding tariffs on products imported from China. ALA has taken…

3 Ways to Protect Your Customer Data from Hackers

It might as well have been a plot in a movie. Yesterday, CBS-affiliate WCAX reported that Vermont-based Wendell's Furniture had been the victim of a ransomware attack, an attack in which software…

The E-Commerce Numbers And What They Mean for Furniture/Lighting Retailers

Sell online? Great, online retail is up, especially in the home improvement industry. Don't sell online?  You still need to know the latest e-commerce numbers and what they mean for your business.…

30th Annual ARTS Awards Finalists Announced

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have released the full list of finalists for the 30th Annual ARTS Awards taking place on Friday, January 18, 2019. The ARTS…

Idea Board: Contemporary Looks

Cool Contemporary introductions in nickels, grays and whites contrast the warmth that permeates home furnishings. In the Harper Collection from Feiss, light glows through Plated Smoke Glass…

Baby Boomers and Small-Space Living

Millennials love small spaces. Baby Boomers love big spaces. Right? Maybe not. This spring, Lighting & Decor conducted a reader survey to see how retailers viewed small-space living. When asked…

Baker Interiors Group Partners with MicroD for Creation of Its 3D Product Catalog

MicroD LLC, the leading provider of 3D product visualization solutions for the home furnishings industry, today announced that Baker Interiors Group has selected MicroD's OmniVueXR Services to create…
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