Author Archives: Art Johnson

Choosing Among Different Types of Washing Machines

Top Loading Agitator Washer Top load agitator washers are traditional washers that your mom and grandma used. This design is still a popular choice for many. The center post agitator rotates back and forth swishing the water through the clothes … Continue reading

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All-In-One Washer & Dryer from Whirlpool

Whirlpool is arguably the largest appliance manufacturer in the World. Headquartered near where it was founded in the Western Michigan town of Benton Harbor, the company began making washing machines in the early 1900’s. Today, Whirlpool still is a leader … Continue reading

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More Appliance Finishes from Maytag

We’ve recently written about Frigidaire’s Smudge Proof Stainless Steel, KitchenAid’s Black Stainless Steel, GE’s Slate appliances, Samsung’s Tuscan finish, Viking’s Graphite Grey, Whirlpool’s White Ice and the bright appliance colors from BlueStar or Bertazzoni.  Now, we are highlighting two new … Continue reading

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Appliance Colors in 2019

We recently posted a blog covering three new appliance finishes available in 2019: Durable Appliance Finishes in 2019 Smudge-Proof Stainless Steel Slate Black Stainless Steel Today, in addition to appliance finishes, we’re going to look at some of the appliance … Continue reading

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Art Johnson, Author at Arizona Wholesale Supply

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GE Sells Appliance Unit to Chinese Firm, Haier

$5.4 Billion Sale Follows Failed Deal With Electrolux General Electric has announced the sale of its appliance division to the Chinese firm, Haier for 5.4 billion dollars. The sale includes GE's 48% share of Mabe, a Mexican based appliance firm. … Continue reading

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U.S. Sues to Stop Electrolux – GE Appliance Merger

FEDS Sue to Stop Electrolux Deal with GE Appliances In a shocking move, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit yesterday seeking to prevent the 3.3 billion dollar sale of the GE Appliance business to Electrolux. According to Chris … Continue reading

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Tree Lighting Ceremony At Rockefeller Center

Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center On next Wednesday, December 3rd, the 2014 Rockefeller Center Christmas tree will be lit for the first time. Overlooking the ice rink, and the gilded statue of Prometheus, the tree will remain the centerpiece for … Continue reading

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When to buy Christmas presents

Black Friday not always best for Christmas purchases. It’s nice to brag about the killer price you got by shopping a midnight Black Friday sale, and while that is great news when factual, the truth is that today’s Black Friday … Continue reading

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Operating Appliances by Remote Control

A practical idea or ahead of its time? Are connected appliances for you? I’ll admit it. I’m an early adopter when in comes to technology. Also, having 30 plus years experience in the appliance business, I still follow and write … Continue reading

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