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"... Great pricing and terrific customer service…never missed a delivery deadline!"
Warren Stough, VP Planning/Construction, Bon Ton Stores Inc
"... Pete has consistently delivered competitive pricing on products
and is always on the spot when a project comes together..."
James Mitchell, Divisional Vice President of Facilities Planning,
Design & Vendor Shops at The Bon Ton Stores Inc.
"Our lighting product specifications vary from client to client and Pete can provide a
variety of recommendations based on each projects specific needs and budget"
Mark Johnson, President, Johnson Design Group
When it comes to retail, Walmart is the king. As of 2012, it is the third largest public company, the largest private employer, and the largest retailer in the world. As a result, when Walmart makes a decision, it has an impact on every other retail store across the country.
When it comes to lighting, Walmart has made a big decision. After careful review, the company has decided to fully commit to LED lighting for all its stores. This move should completely reshape the market for LED lighting. How will this affect your business? Let’s take a look. Continue Reading →
Part of running a profitable store is scheduling regular audits of the different departments. Are the accounting records up to date? Does the store meet current safety standards? Did the latest marketing campaign justify its cost? While store managers generally review most areas regularly, there is one part of the store they often forget.
When was the last time you scheduled an audit for your retail store lighting? A problem with your lighting design is just as harmful to your store’s bottom line as an issue with your marketing or sales process. By scheduling a free audit from a professional lighting firm, your store will receive a number of financial benefits.
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When you plan your store’s lighting design, it seems as though you always need to do more with less. Your retail lighting should not only make your store bright and easy to navigate, it should also create an atmosphere that customers enjoy as well as highlight your most important products.
On top of all this, you need to set up your design as efficiently as possible to protect against rising energy costs. One way to solve all these issues is through a LED lighting system. Continue Reading →
When you set up the light fixtures for your store, every part of your design should accomplish a goal. All too often, stores don’t put any thought into their retail lighting, which leads to inefficient lighting, a poor store environment and wasted money. As you plan your lighting design, you need to consider:
The priority of each goal depends on your personal preferences, but the best possible lighting design for your store would be able to achieve all three.
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If you’re in charge of the lighting for your stores, chances are you’ve heard someone mention LED lighting. These light fixtures are a major development in the field of lighting and could have the potential to completely reshape how businesses handle their interior lighting designs.
Could LED lighting be right for your store? It’s definitely a possibility as these light fixtures have many advantages over traditional light fixtures. However, LEDs also have some challenging issues that should be considered. Let’s take a closer look at the pros and cons of LED lighting for retail stores so you can decide if this technology is right for you. Continue Reading →
General Electric recently held its annual LED & Energy Efficient Lighting Trends for Retail in East Cleveland, Ohio. Representatives from 45 of the largest retailers across North America came to this conference to share stories and learn about the future of energy efficient lighting.
Each year at this conference, GE gives awards to the two retailers that have made the biggest advances in improving their lighting energy efficiency. The results of this year’s conference lend for a good opportunity to learn about how other retailers are adjusting their lighting designs as well as pick up some ideas about how to improve your own retail space. Continue Reading →
When it’s time to decide on your store light fixtures, do you sometimes feel like you’re just guessing? This isn’t uncommon. The average person doesn’t spend a lot of time analyzing the details of different light fixtures. However, it’s important to find the right fixture for a job as this both improves your store’s atmosphere and reduces your energy bills.
There are three main types of light fixtures. We have put together a brief explanation of all three types and explain what each one offers. By using the information in this guide, you can be sure that you’re making the right call for your light fixtures. Continue Reading →
If you work with the wrong firm, you could experience project delays, poorly set up lighting designs, and low quality light fixtures. On the other hand, when you work with a high quality company like CBMC Inc., you receive a number of advantages that improve both the quality of your lighting, while keeping your costs low.
The interior lighting in your store is as important for improving sales as any marketing or sales campaign. If you can set up the right environment, not only will customers be more inclined to visit your store, they will also feel more comfortable and be put in a better mood to buy something. Your lighting design should accomplish a combination of the following three goals: Continue Reading →
Your store’s lighting design should do more than simply give your customers light. If you set up your light fixtures properly, they will greatly enhance the atmosphere of your store and help boost your sales. However, the ideal lighting set up depends on the type of business.
There are three main categories of lighting for stores. By using the proper strategy, you’ll make sure your store is getting the most out of its retail lighting design. Continue Reading →
Pete Miller is a leader in the lighting industry with over 30 years of industry experience. He is both a Lighting Certified Professional (LC) and a Certified Document Technologist (CDT) from the Construction Specifications Institute.
Through his career, he has been involved with the design of over 600 on-time store openings and is quickly adding to this total everyday.Continue Reading →