| June 2010
APPLIANCE Line - Apple Fashions Another Consumer Product Frenzy
Apple continues to create consumer products with the celebrity status of rock stars.
APPLIANCE Line - A Realistic Recovery
The numbers are finally starting to show an appliance recovery under way.
Appliance Line - Improving the Package
An unsatisfactory product is worse than an annoying package.
APPLIANCE Line - Far Out Concepts
Some finalists in Electrolux’s 2009 Design Lab competition push the boundaries of believability.
APPLIANCE Line - Manufacturing Matters
Manufacturing is vital, and the U.S. public knows it.
APPLIANCE Line - Prices for Devices
Smart grids have the potential to create significant appliance energy use reductions, but standards have to come first.
APPLIANCE Line - Changed by Recession
Consumers are thinking about wellness, living green, and living within their means.
Appliance Line - Focused on the Fridge
It’s what’s not inside that counts when consumers try to be more food-efficient.
Appliance Line - Hope for 2009
After a year of disastrous economic news, the industry needs to set a positive course.
Appliance Line - China Is Letting Its Brand Go Bad
If "Made in China" is stamped on the appliances you sell, then "Made in China," like it or not, is one of your brands.
Appliance Line - The Enemy Is Uncertainty
There’s nothing worse than not knowing. But how do we look ahead from here?
Appliance Line - Business in the Future Will Be Brutal
Standard industry practices will include public executions, exploitation of space-time wormholes, and open warfare with competitors.
Appliance Line - Expanding Our Reach
APPLIANCE magazine is our flagship, but our content goes far beyond the printed page.
Appliance Line - Going Grid-Free
How long until “alternative” home power becomes truly cost-justifiable?
Appliance Line - Speaking with a Big Voice
AHRI has provided the HVAC/R industry with a more united voice much needed for a future likely to be steered by environmental fervor and global warming legislation.
Appliance Line - Sustainability Is Just Getting Started
Meeting national standards looks easy compared to sustainability demands that could be coming from retailers.
Appliance Line - Mass + Premium
The appliance industry is fine-tuning its approach to make the best of unpleasant circumstances.
Appliance Line - Embracing Agility
Can OEMs accelerate time to market using software development strategies?
Appliance Line - What Consumers Want at Home in 2008
Opportunities are there, and it helps to know what homebuyers are looking for.
Appliance Line - Betamaxed
The tide has turned against HD DVD. Is it losing to an inferior format? Does it matter?
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