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<br /> The<br /> RetailObserver<br /> 2764 N. Green Valley Pkwy. Suite 508<br /> Henderson, NV 89014-2121<br /> May, 2013 AN EYE ON THE INDUSTRY SINCE 1970 Vol. 24, Issue 5<br /> DIGITAL SIGNAGE EXPO 2013<br /> SHATTERS RECORDS & SETS NEW ATTENDANCE MILESTONE<br /> NATIONWIDE PRIMETIME!<br /> SHOW SOLUTIONS: BLUEPRINT FOR SUCCESS<br /> THE STOREHOUSE OF WORLD VISION<br /> HELPS THREE NEW ORLEANS FAMILIES REBUILD<br /> Printed on Recycled Paper<br /> 10% Post Consumer<br /> PRSRT STD<br /> U.S. Postage Paid<br /> St. Joseph, MI<br /> Permit No. 158<br /> The MonTh you’ve been<br /> waiTing for is here<br /> ** *See Rebate Form for complete details and qualified models. Only valid at participating Maytag Brand retailers. Rebate in the form of a Maytag Brand<br /> Parts vary by model. Cards are issued by Citibank, N.A. pursuant to a license from MasterCard International Incorporated. 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