Just a few members of the Rugs Direct + Lightopia group, from left to proper: Ken Vick, EVP Gross sales; Mike Wagner, VP Efficiency Advertising and marketing; Nicole Brunner, Studio Rep; Myles Felsing, CEO; Mark Humburg, Controller; Sharon Gautschi, SVP Merchandising; Glen Rocheleau, Studio Mgr, Nadine Rocheleau, Buyer Service Mgr (Photograph: Enterprise Wire)
WINCHESTER, Va.—On-line rug retailer Rugs Direct has acquired Lightopia, an omnichannel lighting retailer for each residential and commerce prospects, for an undisclosed sum.
Myles Felsing, CEO of Rugs Direct, shall be CEO of the mixed firm and Ken Vick, principal of Lightopia, will function govt vice chairman, gross sales.
The acquisition positions the mixed firm, with a associate catalog of greater than 200 manufacturers and a 400,000-member buyer base, as a frontrunner within the mid- to high-end residence furnishings market and extends Rugs Direct’s attain into ancillary classes, Rugs Direct mentioned. Lightopia represents manufacturers targeted on up to date design, high quality supplies and accountable manufacturing, and helps shoppers remedy architectural and ornamental lighting wants using the most recent LED lighting know-how. Lightopia has three retail places and one warehouse in southern California and a web based retailer at lightopiaonline.com.
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