At DOMOTEX, the trade magazine Carpet Home awards prizes to five retailers who have mastered this task in different ways – often with different carpets and in different retail forms. With this award for exemplary commitment to the specialist retail trade, the magazine aims to motivate and inspire other retailers.

Carpet Star: Carpet Retailer of the Year 2023

Exemplary carpet retailer: Belle Carpets & Rugs (DK).

Exemplary carpet department: Möbel Staude (D).

Exemplary online carpet retailer: Benuta (D).

Exemplary multi-channel carpet retailer: Carpet Lounge Berlin (D).

Special award lifetime achievements: Klaus-Peter Köster (D).

Parkett Star Award

Parkett Magazine, Europe’s major trade magazine for wood, cork, laminate and design flooring, presented its prestigious Parkett Star industry awards. The awards are a pro-parquet initiative involving trade, commerce and industry alike. Applications from all over Germany and Austria were submitted.

Winners of 2023 Parkett Star – an award for Germany and Austria

Exemplary parquet presentation in the trade: Puchegger & Jilg (A-Wiener Neustadt) and Innenräume Geschwentner (Hergatz).

Exemplary shop conversion in the skilled crafts and trade sector: SM Parkett and Fußbodentechnik (Burgau).

Exemplary training company in the skilled crafts and trade sector: Markus Haller Raumgestaltung (Horgenzell-Sattelbach) and Neuberger Parkett und Fußbodentechnik (Taufkirchen).

Exemplary digital marketing in the crafts sector: BM Innenausbau (Großostheim).

Exemplary digital marketing in the timber trade: Holzland Bunzel (Marl) and “” (Neresheim).

Exemplary analogue marketing in the timber trade: Holzland Friederichs (Mönchengladbach).

Exemplary succession planning in the trade: Popp Parkett and Bodenbeläge (Eckersdorf).

Exemplary succession plan in the timber trade: Holz Adrian (Schwetzingen).

Best start-up: Agelopoulos Parkett (Sarstedt) and MK Color (Gersthofen).

Special award exemplary employee relations: Holzwelt Kauth (Messerich).

Special award lifetime achievements: Wolfgang Kiesel (Esslingen).

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