When River of Goods® was founded, the basis of our company was lighting. We live for lamps! Our buyers travel the world to look for inspiration for new designs and trends. As our product line grew to include furniture and rugs, our love for lighting never dimmed. We continue to sell classic designs and traditional styles alongside innovative technology and contemporary pieces. Now, we’ve “crossed the pond” to post-Edwardian era England for inspiration for our latest collection.
When Downton Abbey hit TV, we realized our lamps would be fitting for any room featured on the show. Stained glass lamps, elaborate cloth shades with scalloped edges and fringe details, and hand-blown accent lighting – these are styles and details that we regularly showcase. While watching the show we would find ourselves saying out loud, “We sell a lamp just like that one!” The next day in the office we would ask each other, “Did you see that lamp on the show last night?” Customers agreed, stating that our lamps looked just like the ones on Downton Abbey.… Read more
River of Goods ™ prides itself on giving back to the community and donating to local charities.
We are currently holding a food and fund drive for Second Harvest Heartland, the Upper Midwest’s largest hunger relief organization. Second Harvest Heartland is a member of Feeding America, a national network of more than 200 food banks serving every state in the United States.
Occasionally a cause will come along that we cannot help but contribute to. Recently the Susan K. Johnson Benefit was held and we were proud to be a donor to the silent auction. In addition, we had staff in attendance to witness the outpouring of love and support for Sue. The benefit was blessed with over 400 attendees, live music, fantastic silent auction items, and the talented emcee, John Hines, one of the best-known personalities in Twin Cities’ broadcasting. Family, friends, medical staff, neighbors, and cross-country travelers came together to show their love and admiration for Sue’s miraculous recovery from a devastating medical situation.… Read more