Case Studies

  • June 22, 2020

A ‘Fresh’ Take on Lighting

Identifying an opportunity to improve its foot traffic as well as sales figures through improved aesthetics, Sbarro partnered with Loeb Electric and Solais for all its lighting and electrical needs. The projects hit all the targets set and has prepared Sbarro for consistent rollout of the new look across all franchise locations – easily and affordably, ready to deliver results. For more than 60 years, Sbarro has been home to the XL NY pizza slice, as well as amazing pasta and...

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    Sbarro New York Pizza

  • December 14, 2018

Sperry lights its stores in “seaworth style” with high-performing LED trackheads and lamps

Founded in 1935, the renowned brand Sperry is synonymous with high-quality footwear, clothing and accessories designed for a nautical and outdoor lifestyle. Among the company’s range of signature styles introduced over the past 80-plus years, Sperry Top-Sider® was named one of the official boat shoes of the U.S. Navy during WWII, as well as the official shoe of the America’s Cup in the 1980s. Sperry shares parent company Michigan-based Wolverine Worldwide with such famed brands as Saucony®, Hush Puppies®, Merrell®...

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  • April 2, 2016

TUMI Stores Pack a Punch With High-Performing LEDs From Solais

Offering premium products and cutting-edge designs since 1975, TUMI® has been a leader in the market for high-quality luggage and accessories for business, travel and lifestyle for more than 40 years. Its 110 corporate-owned retail stores throughout the U.S. have been a further reflection of the brand’s creativity, innovation and integrity. Supporting a long-standing corporate commitment to social awareness and environmental responsibility, in 2014 the company met its aesthetic and sustainability goals, by upgrading the lighting to LED in several...

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  • November 13, 2015

EnergyLite LEDs Bring Savings and Security to Light for Lyon-Lincoln Electric Cooperative

Though the rural city of Russell, Minn., isn’t large in size, the opportunity to save money by using more-energy-efficient lighting technology was of great interest to its nearly 350 residents, as well as its utility company, Lyon-Lincoln Electric Cooperative, headquartered in nearby Tyler. When energy and maintenance costs for the city’s existing streetlights became excessive, the Lyon-Lincoln team reached out to PowerSecure Lighting and its EnergyLite division for a high-performing LED solution that would deliver outstanding efficiency, long life and...

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    Lyon-Lincoln Electric

  • August 20, 2015

Online Sensation Nasty Gal Turns to Solais to Bring New Retail Stores to Light

Over the past decade, the Nasty Gal brand of women’s apparel has experienced a meteoric rise in popularity – originally a small web boutique on eBay, founded by owner Sophia Amoruso in 2006, the Internet sensation now claims its own line of women’s clothing and accessories, over 1.5 million Instagram followers, and more than $100 million in sales in 2014. As a further reflection of its successful growth and evolution, the brand recently launched its first two brick-and-mortar stores, both...

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    Nasty Gal

  • July 9, 2015

Stanwood Self Storage Moves Light-Years Ahead With EnergyLite LED Products

Founded in 1991 by the Starkenburg family, Stanwood Self Storage, based in Stanwood, Washington, offers a wide range of affordable storage solutions for both personal and professional needs. Offering 80,000 square feet of rentable space, the six-acre facility’s 500 storage units of all sizes; 50 slots for boats, trailers and RVs; and range of amenities – including gate-controlled access, video surveillance, and availability of moving boxes and locks – are provided with the utmost customer convenience, safety and satisfaction in...

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    Stanwood Self Storage

  • January 8, 2015

Fossil Launches a New Era in Sustainable Style With LEDs From Solais Lighting

Celebrating 30 years as a leading American watch and lifestyle company, Fossil, based in Richardson, Texas, is renowned for its classically styled watches and accessories, featuring streamlined silhouettes, fresh hues and materials, and timeless designs that pair fashion and functionality. And thanks to a new lighting design in several existing company stores and recently constructed Fossil retail outlets that involves cutting-edge VioLight™ LED technology from Solais Lighting, Fossil has also demonstrated its leadership in the areas of visual merchandising, customer...

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  • April 3, 2014

Solais LEDs Take Lighting to the Max at Fashion-Forward Maxstudio

Founded in 1979 by designer Leon Max, Pasadena, CA-based Maxstudio offers leading-edge, superior quality clothing and accessories for today’s modern woman. Sold through Maxstudio stores, boutiques, web, and major department stores around the world, Maxstudio focuses on head-turning shapes and silhouettes that create distinguished looks for every occasion, as well as aesthetically-pleasing stores that help draw attention to the company’s innovative fabrics, cutting-edge designs, and fashion-forward brand. And thanks to a recent lighting upgrade involving elite, specification-grade LED lamps from...

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  • January 6, 2014

Solais LEDs Meet Z Gallerie’s Lighting Needs From A to Z

With 56 locations across the U.S, Z Gallerie represents the ultimate in exclusive home furnishings, art, and accessories at affordable prices and features an ever-changing combination of stylish, traditional, and contemporary designs encompassing the best ideas from around the world and right here at home. For over three decades, the family-owned, Los Angeles-based retailer has prided itself on offering unique gifts and eclectic pieces to accent any space or create entire rooms that are both fashionable and stunning, and presents...

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  • October 8, 2013

Solais LEDs Help Boston Design Center Achieve Radiant New Heights

The Boston Design Center, an architectural landmark located on the renowned South Boston waterfront, has served as a bustling base of operations for the city’s active interior design trade for over 25 years. Constructed as an army base in 1917 and remodeled into its current state as a wholesale design building in 1985, the elegant eight-story, 550,000 square-foot building currently houses 80 tenants whose showrooms display everything from furniture, fabric, lighting, rugs, tiles, and flooring to paint, bathroom fixtures, and...

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    Boston Design Center