Empire Today LLC, owner of Empire Carpet, purchased rival Luna Carpet, giving the carpet installation firm access to five retail locations in the Chicago area.

Empire Today LLC, owner of Empire Carpet, purchased rival Luna Carpet, giving the carpet installation firm accessto five retail locations in the Chicago area.

Terms of the deal, which closed Jan. 31, weren't disclosed.

Both brands, each famous for their own catchy TV and radio jingles, will continue to operate and advertise separately, said Marlo Michalek, spokeswoman for Northlake-based Empire. No layoffs are anticipated, she added. From The Chicago Tribune.