kathy ireland Worldwide® Extends Partnership with Pacific Coast Lighting

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Coast Lighting, one of the largest manufacturers of decorative lighting in the United States, announced the extension of their partnership with kathy ireland Worldwide® (kiWW®).

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Forbes Magazine reports kiWW® grosses over $1.9B in sales in a February 2012 cover story. The two companies first joined forces in 2004 with kiWW® CEO and Chief Designer, Kathy Ireland, utilizing inspirations from around the globe, expressed in brand aesthetics, which launched the products to major sales success. 

Reflecting the joint venture's continuing leadership in the lighting field, the association now will extend into 2018. 

Pacific Coast Lighting has been a leading manufacturer of decorative home lighting and decor since 1979.

"Pacific Coast Lighting is pleased to announce the extension of our brand partnership through 2018 with kathy ireland Home, including Jardin by Nicholas Walker and Acafe by Chef Andre. During the years of our partnership, we have seen Kathy Ireland grow her brand into one of the most recognized brands not only in the lighting category but across all of home decor and more," said Clark Linstone, president of Pacific Coast Lighting. "Kathy Ireland has an unparalleled commitment to her brand.  Her products focus on design, fashion, quality, value and safety, while continuing to resound with customers.  Pacific Coast Lighting has thoroughly enjoyed our partnership and look forward to our many future years together."

"Pacific Coast Lighting is an extraordinary company. We are blessed to continue to grow our brand with Clark Linstone, President of Pacific Coast Lighting and his wonderful team.  

The leadership, integrity, commitment to excellence and exquisite product is unrivaled in the lighting industry. Their creativity, quality and workmanship is magnificent.

We are continuing together to bring our designs in the wonderful assortment of lighting and coordinated accessories.  Our mutual core values and loyalty to our customers energizes this powerful relationship.  We have a fantastic partnership," said Kathy Ireland.

The extended partnership will allow for Pacific Coat Lighting and the brands to explore different avenues when providing lighting for customers.

About Pacific Coast Lighting
Pacific Coast Lighting is one of the largest manufacturers of decorative lighting in the United States and the exclusive lighting and accessories manufacturer for top industry brands, including Kathy Ireland Home and National Geographic Home. Founded in 1979, Pacific Coast Lighting recently expanded into the home accessories market with a selection of wall mirrors representing a variety of home decor styles. With a reputation for innovative design, quality workmanship and market responsiveness, the company sets a standard of excellence for the entire lighting industry. From its design and distribution headquarters in Southern California, Pacific Coast Lighting supplies many of the nation's top retail chains, including Living Spaces, La-Z-Boy, Gallery Furniture, Nebraska Furniture Mart, Raymour & Flanigan, Macy's, Capitol Lighting, Haverty's Furniture, Lack's Valley Stores, The Roomplace, Homemakers, City Furniture, and many more of the best furniture, lighting and department stores in the country. Pacific Coast Lighting maintains permanent showrooms at the High Point International Home Furnishings Market, Dallas International Lighting and Accessories Market, and World Market Center in Las Vegas.

About kathy ireland Worldwide® (kiWW®)
Founded in 1993, the kathy ireland Worldwide® brand aesthetics, translates to all kiWW® collections, including: lighting, accessories, home, fashion, fine jewelry, weddings, office and more.

kiWW's unique capability to design and translate fashion trends for all markets and price points allows it to develop product for a wide variety of customer tastes.

Listed as the 28th most powerful brand globally by License Global Magazine, with annual merchandise sales over $1.9 billion, according to Forbes Magazine, the success of kathy ireland Worldwide® is the result of innovation, teamwork and dedication. According to Fairchild Publications, Kathy Ireland is one of the 50 most influential people in fashion.   

Kathy and kiWW® support many non-profits including; YWCA, Dream Foundation, Providence Educational Foundation, 911 for Kids/AEFK, Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation and the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

As a powerful advocate for Israel, Kathy has spoken out for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference, with global leaders, including, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Shimon Peres and President Barack Obama. Kathy is a member of WIZO, and is honored by the ADL and the JNF.

SOURCE Pacific Coast Lighting



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