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Which specialist carpet retailers and departments set good examples in the market? Who is especially courageous, creative and successful? At Domotex 2018 in Hanover, the world's largest trade fair for floorcoverings, Carpet XL honored exemplary achievements and concepts with the Carpet XL Star. Carpet XL, the international trade magazine for carpets, invited retailers to apply for the award in the summer of 2017, and applications were sent in from all over the world and from different trade company types. Prizes were awarded in six categories.

Loloi, a Dallas-based fashion leader specializing in medium-to high-end area rugs in every style category, and a premium producer of textiles, has announced it will build a new state-of-the-art distribution facility in Cartersville, GA. The new facility will be approximately 650,000 sq. ft., built on a 60-acre site.

Leading floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison is donating 10 rugs to a local nonprofit, The Barnabas Network, to support tornado relief efforts in Greensboro, NC. The tornado on Sunday, April 15 affected more than 1,000 structures in the area, damaging homes, businesses and schools.