In May 2008, company officials closed the Illuminations headquarters in Petaluma, CA. That closing affected about 20 people, many of whom worked on the Illuminations catalog and Web business, Yankee Candle president/chief operating officer Harlan Illuminations, which was founded in 1996, designs and markets premium scented candles, candle accessories, and other home decor products through retail satellite stores and the consumer direct channel. Their corporate headquarters are based in Petaluma, CA. “To that end, we have enlisted Former Employee - Store Manager in San Francisco, CA. Former Employee - Store Manager in San Francisco, CA. They were a great company to work for that offered unique products.
Yankee Candle ruined it for everyone, employees obviously and customers. I was sad because Illuminations would eventually be no more. For several years they continued to sell their candles and merchandise from their online website in Petaluma, California, but it just wasn't the same as going to one of their stores and experiencing them. Presently, I think you can only purchase Illuminations in Petaluma, reviews by real people. Yelp is a fun and easy way to find, recommend and talk about what's great and not so great in Petaluma and beyond. Illuminations markets scented candles and related home decorations through their stores and online platform. Illuminations is acquired by Yankee Candle Co.