STARK is pleased to announce the acquisition of Minneapolis-based INTERSOURCE, Inc.—a full-service residential and commercial flooring company.
Minneapolis, MN — June 2022— National luxury carpet and rug company, STARK announced a new acquisition of Minneapolis-based INTERSOURCE, Inc.—a full-service residential and commercial flooring company. INTERSOURCE was established in 1996 and joins STARK in an acquisition made official on June 1, 2022. The company will now be INTERSOURCE by STARK, which will offer clients in the region an unrivaled product line and a higher level of service and support.
STARK was established in 1938 and is renowned as the discerning designer’s go-to source for luxurious carpet and rugs. Both STARK and INTERSOURCE have focused on to the trade, commercial, and contact sales with interior designers and specifiers as their core client base, and this business approach will continue with INTERSOURCE by STARK. In combining the best components of both businesses, INTERSOURCE by STARK will have the same high-quality standards for product, service and selection clients have grown to expect from both brands.
“STARK’s acquisition of INTERSOURCE is a win for both companies and for the design community in and around the Twin Cities,” said STARK CEO Chad Stark. “The amazing team from INTERSOURCE matches our core values and has established strong, long-lasting relationships. Together, we will live our brand promises to help make clients’ the heroes in their projects by supporting them with an exclusive assortment, peace of mind service, and a national network of labor services.”
INTERSOURCE has received recognition in Minnesota as an ASID Minnesota Industry Star Partner and as University of Minnesota’s Corporate Supplier of the Year. As INTERSOURCE by STARK, the Minneapolis showroom will remain in International Market Square but move to a new showroom space in fall 2022.
“STARK looks forward to expanding design relationships and presence in the Minneapolis area, and we are thrilled to combine INTERSOURCE’s 26 years of experience and expertise with STARK’s heritage and resources,” continued Chad Stark.
“We’re excited to offer Minnesota designers all the materials and services INTERSOURCES has always offered along with STARK’s exclusive materials,” said INTERSOURCE, INC. founder Nancy J. Nelsen-Flom. “This is a dynamic partnership poised for success.”
For more than 80 years, STARK has built a legacy on quality, service and the art of creating custom carpets and rugs. As the first importers of patterned, luxury, handmade carpet into America, STARK and its third-generation owners and cousins, Ashley Stark Kenner and Chad Stark, working with their fathers, continue to build on the company’s founding principles.