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National luxury carpet and rug company, STARK announced today its largest acquisition to-date; that of New Jersey-based floor covering company, J&S Designer Flooring, one of the largest single-store carpet retailers in America. The deal, which will go into effect on April 1, 2021, will unite two of the premiere floor-covering companies to form a new brand, J&S by STARK, which will offer customers in the Northern New Jersey region an unrivaled product line and a higher level of service and support.

Three at one go – Lower Saxony’s Ministry of Economics, Labor, Transport and Digitalization has named the Hannover Exhibition Center a “Digital Location Lower Saxony” three times. Three individual projects have been awarded: H'Up as a new, multifunctional event location, the Media Factory as a streaming studio complex, and the latest project, 5G Smart Venue.

DOMOTEX 2021 will be held this year from May 19 - 21 as a digital-only event due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The DOMOTEX DIGITAL DAYS consist of a live conference program on May 20, which will address current and trendsetting topics in the international floor coverings industry. The live program is framed by two days of business dating, networking and exchange for participants.

Momentum and anticipation are building for the April 2021 Las Vegas Market, running April 11 – April 15, at World Market Center Las Vegas, with buyer registration pacing at 80% above Summer 2020 levels. Based on historical trends, International Market Centers (IMC) anticipates an exponential increase in daily registrations in the six weeks before market.