Tag Archives: appliances

3 Big Appliance Flops

Three Appliance Industry Epic Fails During a career in the major appliance industry I've witnessed the introduction and growth of many great new products such as microwave ovens, convection ovens, induction cooktops, steam washers and dryers, french door refrigerators, and … Continue reading

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Trade Shows dying or just evolving?

Co-location of IBS and KBIS – Will it succeed? The International Builder Show (IBS) and Kitchen and Bath International Show (KBIS) have agreed to co-locate at the Las Vegas Convention Center through 2016. The combined shows will be named Design … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day from Home Depot – Buy something Korean

We celebrate Labor Day in the U.S. to honor and appreciate the American working man and woman. Would you say it's a bit of a put down for one of America's leading retailers to run their Sunday Ad on Labor … Continue reading

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Appliance Salespeople

    Steven Covey recently died of complications from an injury suffered in a bicycle accident. He's most famous for his bestseller, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Here are 7 entirely different habits that are characteristic habits of … Continue reading

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Don’t sell your hair to a wig shop. Follow my blog on the PCBC.

When you quit going to the PCBC trade show and miss San Francisco you get depressed and watch too much TV. When you get depressed you attend seminars. When you attend seminars you feel like a winner. When you feel … Continue reading

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Home Depot 4th of July savings on Korean Appliances

Home Depot is advertising Red White & Blue Savings on appliances in Thursday’s insert in the paper. You might think that this is an Independence Day ad, but the top 4 items on the front page of the ad are … Continue reading

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The KBIS debate – should it be censored?

Last month, I posted a blog on this site Is KBIS Dead? and replied to my own question, “The show itself is far from dead.” However, I went on to point out the abysmal participation from major appliance manufacturers, and … Continue reading

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