ELK Group Acquires Lamp Works

Acquisition will considerably expand ELK Group’s portable lamp offerings
July 8, 2015Allison Zisko

ELKNESQUEHONING, Pa.-ELK Group International has added Lamp Works, a portable lamp supplier, to its roster of companies.

A company statement said ELK Group has purchased certain assets of Lamp Works that include the inventory, trade name, hospitality resources and website. Lamp Works’ operations and inventory will move from Carol Stream, Ill., to ELK Group’s headquarters here, where it maintains 1.2 million square feet of warehouse space to handle product storage and distribution.

Lamp Works, founded in 1994, offers decorative lamps at competitive price points to the designer, showroom and hospitality channels. ELK Group’s portable offering will be expanded to more than 500 different lamp styles in a wide range of sizes and price points. “Lamp Works’ beautiful array of exclusive styles will complement our existing selections, broaden our price range while expanding our presence in the hospitality arena,” said Bradford Smith, CEO of ELK Group.

Lamp Works will retain showrooms at the major industry shows in Atlanta, Dallas, High Point and Las Vegas. A new product release and consolidated catalog will be scheduled in the upcoming months, the company said.

Allison ZiskoAllison Zisko | Managing Editor/Tabletop Editor

After 15 years of covering the tabletop industry, Allison Zisko is still as enthusiastic as ever about the dinnerware, glassware and flatware categories. An in-depth analysis of how the category works intrigues her just as much as the latest fashion trends. As managing editor, Allison oversees the daily e-newsletter and works behind the scenes to help produce the print issue each month. She also directs HFN’s housewares coverage and covers the cutlery category. An avid reader, Allison is eager to talk to anyone and everyone about the latest book they are reading.


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