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March 2, 2017

Lamps Plus to open new store in Austin, Texas

Lamps Plus, a US-based lighting retailer, intends to open its new store at The Arboretum, an open-air marketplace in Austin, Texas later this year.

US-based lighting retailer Lamps Plus intends to open its new store at The Arboretum, an open-air marketplace in Austin, Texas, US, later this year.

It will be the 39th store in the country and third in Texas. The other two Lamps Plus stores are located at Plano and Arlington.

The lighting retail company said that the Austin location will offer a new format that will showcase lighting fixtures in a more open space.

The new store will also focus on the company’s continuing expansion into home furnishings and accessories, and show how those products complement its renowned lighting fixtures.

“We have high expectations for our Austin store and we also know that the city’s creative population will have an influence on the future of our business."

Lamps Plus store operations senior vice president Terre Wellington said: “Austin has a highly desirable population based on economic, artistic, educational and trend-setting reasons.

“Since our store growth strategy is extremely selective and measured, we were looking for a vibrant city to include our highly successful retail store business and Austin fits our strict criteria.

“We have high expectations for our Austin store and we also know that the city’s creative population will have an influence on the future of our business.”

Construction works for the future Lamps Plus store location is already underway.

Wellington concluded: “With two existing Texas stores and a successful e-commerce site at LampsPlus.com, we continue to add customers in the state. Our Austin store is important to expand our customer base throughout the Southwest.”