Expansion strategies

Hudson Valley Lighting Group expands Wappingers Falls headquarters 

Hudson Valley Lighting Group (HVLG), the one-stop-shop for the most comprehensive selection of lighting, is thrilled to announce the expansion of its headquarters in Wappingers Falls. The project, which spanned nearly 15 months and employed over 35 local contractors, has added an impressive 16,000 square feet to HVLG’s office space, creating new workstations and a brand new product design studio to further solidify the company’s presence within and commitment to the Hudson Valley community.

The state of the luxury market

This week I Design News Now Editor in Chief Courtney Porter sat down with Pamela N. Danziger, internationally recognized scholar on The American Affluent and consumer buying habits. Their wide-ranging conversation covers:

Opportunities for manufacturers and interior designers to grow with their consumers’ incomes
Which home furnishings brands have the name recognition and trust from consumers with household incomes of $400k+
How manufacturers and interior designers need to brace themselves for a down market by moving from “growth mode” to “profit mode”
Why she thinks Banana Republic should stay in their lane
And why the quiet luxury “trend” is here to stay