Metro Lighting Awarded Retail Excellence Honor


Home Accents Today names Metro Lighting as 2020 Retail Star 

Metro Lighting Company, a locally-based and family-owned business has been named a Retail Star by Home Accents Today (HAC). HAC, a publication based out of Greensboro, N.C. supplies a list of premier retailers chosen by editors of the publication each year.

From the release – The Retail Stars list, now in its 16th year, recognizes independent brick-and-mortar retailers of home accents —  including furniture stores, home accessories boutique stores and interior design showrooms — that merchandise creatively, have a positive presence in their local communities and stand out from the competition.

“Home Accents Today’s 2020 Retail Stars list showcases some of the best independent home décor and home furnishings retailers in the country,” said Thomas Lester, digital and managing editor of Home Accents Today. “While retail faces severe challenges due to the coronavirus crisis, we believe these stores are among those that will step up and up with safe and creative ways to revitalize their business as shutdown restrictions gradually lift. This honor recognizes their skills, hard work and dedication, and should serve as a reminder to us all to support local businesses.”

“It is an honor to be recognized as a standout in the field of home furnishing, design and lighting, chosen by curators of the best products and practices,” said Nick Frisella, energy efficiency sales and sustainability director of Metro Lighting and Metro Electric Supply. “It is important now more than ever we remain dedicated to excellence, service and improving energy efficiency in daily life.”

For more information about Home Accent Today’s 2020 Retail Stars, please visit the website

METRO Lighting is a locally-owned family business. In 1967, St. Louis Electric Supply consisted of one delivery truck and a basement and a garage overflowing with circuit breakers, wire and conduit. From these humble beginnings, Metro Lighting has grown into Missouri’s largest lighting distributor. Metro Lighting’s six lighting showroom locations serve St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles County, Jefferson County and Cape Girardeau. For more information visit:

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