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<br /> 2010 INTERNATIONAL<br /> The BUILDERS SHOW<br /> RetailObserver<br /> 2764 N. Green Valley Pkwy. Suite 508<br /> Henderson, NV 89014-2121<br /> Electronic Service Requested<br /> February, 2011<br /> Printed on Recycled Paper<br /> 10% Post Consumer<br /> PRSRT STD<br /> US Postage<br /> Paid<br /> St. Joseph, MI<br /> Permit No. 158<br /> AN EYE ON THE INDUSTRY SINCE 1970 Vol. 22, Issue 2<br /> THE 2011<br /> INTERNATIONAL<br /> CES<br /> SMART APPLIANCES FEATURED<br /> ®<br /> PAGE 8<br /> G.E. TECHNOLOGY<br /> UNVEILED AT CES<br /> EMPOWERING THE CONNECTED<br /> HOME OF THE FUTURE<br /> PAGE 34<br /> BOOK REVIEW<br /> THE COMEBACK –<br /> HOW INNOVATION WILL RESTORE THE AMERICAN DREAM<br /> BY GARY SHAPIRO<br /> PAGE 14<br /> <br /> <br /> A S I S E E I T • ELLE’S VI<a title="Feb '11 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=1"> 2010 INTERNATIONAL The BUILDERS SH</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=2"> </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=3"> </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=4"> A S I S E E I T • ELLE’S VIEW • A S I S E</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=5"> Light awakens the senses and brings your cooking </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=6"> V I E W S • MOE’S MUSINGS • V I E W S </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=7"> The function of a professional range. </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=8"> 2011 CES IN RE W M ore th industri</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=9"> N REVIEW NATIONAL S orld with & Optimism ,00</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=10"> 2011 CES IN REVIEW | continued from pag</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=11"> smart meters and help homeowners manage e consump</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=12"> Adams were joined on stage by Jeff ekes of Time</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=13"> question of what would be the thing: tablet PCs, </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=14"> Book Review • </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=15"> HIGH PRAISE FOR THE COMEBACK “Informative, sober</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=16"> Industry [ News ] CEA AND CEDIA STANDARDS COMMI</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=17"> • mattresses and this Paula Deen line provide</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=18"> Industry [ News ] continued from page 17 </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=19"> THE “BEST VALUE” PROFESSIONAL RANGES </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=20"> Industry [ News ] continued from page 18 </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=21"> </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=22"> Industry [ News ] continued from page 20 </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=23"> FEBRUARY 2011 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 23</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=24"> Industry [ News ] continued from page 22 </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=25"> </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=26"> Industry [ News ] continued from page 24 </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=27"> FEBRUARY 2011 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 27</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=28"> Industry [ News ] continued from page 26 </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=29"> </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=30"> 2011 NKBA President & Ex T he National Ki</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=31"> · ASSOCIATION NEWS ecutive Committee Elect</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=32"> · ASSOCIATION NEWS Consumer Tech Revenue</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=33"> </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=34"> 1 2 3 4 THE GE NUCLEUS™ ENE</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=35"> GE unveiled its smart home tec</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=36"> GE CONNECTED HOME | continued from page 35 | </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=37"> · Distributor [ Notes ] M </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=38"> In Memorium • R E M E M B R A N C E </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=39"> O N T H E M O V E Promotions VE</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=40"> Elly Valas · R E T A I L V I</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=41"> The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - helping patien</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=42"> John Tschohl · C U S T O M E R S E R V </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=43"> </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=44"> Chris Thiede · B R A N D B U I L D I</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=45"> GET CONNECTED ONLINE! The RetailObserver To r</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=46"> Rick Segel S igns are the </a> <a title="Feb '11 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=47"> enhance your lifestyle and bring the tradition of</a> <a title="Feb '11 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/563aa1ed?page=48"> Kevin M. 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