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<br /> The<br /> RetailObserver<br /> 2764 N. Green Valley Pkwy. Suite 508<br /> Henderson, NV 89014-2121<br /> September, 2011 AN EYE ON THE INDUSTRY SINCE 1970 Vol. 22, Issue 9<br /> BOSCH<br /> CELEBRATES<br /> 125 YEARS<br /> PAGE 8<br /> 2011 LAS VEGAS MARKET<br /> BEST ATTENDED SUMMER MARKET IN 3 YEARS<br /> PAGE 34<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 /> NEWLY DESIGNED TO LOOK<br /> NO ONE HAS FEWER REPAIRS<br /> Your customers have a higher standard of clean. 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S</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=2"> NEWLY DESIGNED TO LOOK NO ONE HAS FEWER</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=3"> CLEAN AND HANDLE DIRTY INDUSTRY'S MOST ENERGY-</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=4"> AS I SEE IT ELLE’S VIEW • • AS I SEE IT </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=5"> CHILL, FREEZE, STORE OR COOL AT THE PUSH OF A </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=6"> VIEWS • MOE’S MUSINGS • VIEWS “Knowledg</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=7"> [ Distinctive™ 30" Dual-Fuel Range ] </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=8"> INVEN TED FOR LIFE INVENTED FOR LIFE I </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=9"> NVENTED FOR LIFE INVENTED FOR LIFE INVENTED FOR L</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=10"> 125 YEARS| continued from page 9 | </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=11"> 12 5 3 4 </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=12"> CALL TO ACTION SEND US YOUR SHOTS LOOKING FOR</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=13"> SEPTEMBER 2011 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 13</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=14"> Industry [ News ] units of varying designs </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=15"> • minimalist aesthetic. These appliances full</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=16"> DISTRIBUTORS SUES, YOUNG & BROWN, INC. </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=17"> </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=18"> Industry [ News ] | continued from page 16 | </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=19"> introducing the lines of perfection the new S3 Se</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=20"> Industry [ News ] | continued from page 18 | </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=21"> SEPTEMBER 2011 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 21</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=22"> Industry [ News ] | continued from page 20 | </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=23"> Light awakens the senses and brings your cooking </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=24"> Industry [ News ] | continued from page 22 | </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=25"> SEPTEMBER 2011 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 25</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=26"> Industry [ News ] | continued from page 24 | </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=27"> SELECT DISTRIBUTORS Distibutor of Distinctive Con</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=28"> Industry [ News ] | continued from page 26 | </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=29"> Let Your Wine Age Gracefully. You love your wine</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=30"> Industry [ News ] | continued from page 28 | </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=31"> ® Made in Italy Your Style Your Cho</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=32"> • ASSOCIATION NEWS CEA Study Cites Environme</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=33"> </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=34"> In Review LAS VEGAS MA MARKET BOASTS STRONGEST </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=35"> • ARKET ET ATTENDANCE IN MS AND EXHIBITORS of</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=36"> | continued from page 35 | M aricich adde</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=37"> • 2011 SUMMER WORLD MARKET IN REVIEW The maj</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=38"> Manufacturer {NOTES} •</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=39"> </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=40"> Elly Valas • R E T A I L V I</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=41"> The NKBA Professional Resource Library the ultima</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=42"> John Tschohl • CUSTOMER SERVICE Who Controls You</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=43"> The stunning silence of German engineering. Bosc</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=44"> Chris Thiede • BRAND BUILDING Evalu</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=45"> Where the next big thing meets th</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=46"> Rick Segel • RETAIL BUSINESS KIT I’ve See</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=47"> www.woodstonehome.com | 1-800-578-6836 | </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=48"> Kevin M. Henry • TRENDS </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=49"> </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=50"> Robert Spector • MOM & POP STORE The Fu</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=51"> </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=52"> Libby Wagner • CULTURE COACH You’re in My K</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=53"> </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=54"> WALL OF FAME• RETAILERS OBSERVED • WALL O</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=55"> 2011 • </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=56"> • SERVICE NEWS How Much is the Lowest Parts Pric</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=57"> Delivery Installation Assembly Let the Season Be</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=58"> • BUYING GROUP NEWS Nationwide Appoints 3 New </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=59"> C M Y CM MY CY CMY K 4RC11-19 ResizeAd_RetailOb</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=60"> • BUYING GROUP NEWS BrandSource Unveils Permanen</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=61"> BRANDSOURCE® is the best source for selection and</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=62"> • ASSOCIATION NEWS Mega Group USA Expands </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=63"> • Retail Resources </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=64"> Mike Handelsman A GROW</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=65"> • FEATURED COLUMN: BIZBUYSELL.COM ime the etai</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=66"> Manufacturer {NOTES} •</a> <a title="Sept '11 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=67"> </a> <a title="Sept '11 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/91b389f8?page=68"> </a>