From the Editors of Appliance
| 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.
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