Leading Retail Lighting Store Voted "Readers' Choice" Second Year in a Row
Online PR News – 08-July-2011 – – Boca Raton, FL – Make some room on Capitol Lighting's trophy case. The leading retail lighting store of name-brand lighting with eight stores in New Jersey and Florida and worldwide at www.1-800lighting.com has been named top retail lighting store by the readers of NJ Media Group Publications. This is the second year in a row Capitol has been the overwhelming choice by readers of the New Jersey Standard, Jewish Community News, Rockland Jewish Reporter, About Our Children and Guide to Jewish Life.
"We're obviously delighted that this very discerning group of people gave us their vote of confidence, loyalty and trust," said Eric Lebersfeld, president of the firm founded by his great grandfather in 1924. "We are very proud to have not only sustained over the past 87 but to continue to grow and evolve with the times. My great-grandfather and great-grandmother, both Jewish emigrants, are the embodiment of the American dream. They would be immensely proud of what their ancestors have accomplished and most certainly delighted to receive this award."
Capitol Lighting has been the recipient of a host of retail lighting store awards including the Best of New Jersey by New Jersey Monthly Magazine, New Jersey Family Business of the Year and most recently was named a finalist in the prestigious national ARTS Award forBest Lighting Showroom in the East Atlantic Region by the Dallas Market Center. The ARTS Awards is an annual collaborative effort by Dallas Market Center and the Accessories Resource Team (ART) to recognize industry leaders in the decorative accessories industry. In the 22 years this one-of-a kind annual recognition program has been in existence, Capitol Lighting has been nominated 7 times and has won the award once.
"As always I must acknowledge our outstanding staff at all of our New Jersey locations," added Lebersfeld. "Many of these lighting professionals help set us apart from the competition and make Capitol the source for New Jersey's residential lighting needs."
About Capitol Lighting and 1-800Lighting.com
For more than 85 years, the lighting experts at Capitol Lighting have helped customers find the perfect lighting fixture from the largest selection of lighting-- from contemporary lighting to modern chandeliers, table lamps, outdoor lighting and energy-efficient lighting-- at the most affordable prices available.
The company's eight lighting showrooms are the offspring of a family retailing tradition that dates back to 1924, when Max Lebersfeld, an electrical contractor and immigrant from Austria-Hungary, opened a lighting fixture store in Newark, New Jersey. Four generations later, Capitol Lighting has expanded the concept to four locations in New Jersey, four in southeastern Florida, and worldwide online at 1-800Lighting.com.
Among their many awards for top retail lighting store, the readers of New Jersey Monthly magazine recently voted Capitol Lighting as the "Best of New Jersey 2010" for "Where to Shop for Lighting." Additionally, peers and fellow industry professionals have nominated Capitol Lighting for the seventh time for the prestigious ARTS Award for "Best Lighting Showroom" in the East Atlantic.
To find the best prices on your personal lighting project – from chandeliers to floor lamps, or to request a quote for your next commercial lighting project, please visit Capitol Lighting's website at www.1800lighting.com or call 1-800-544-4846.
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