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<br /> The<br /> RetailObserver<br /> 2764 N. Green Valley Pkwy. Suite 508<br /> Henderson, NV 89014-2121<br /> May 2012 AN EYE ON THE INDUSTRY SINCE 1970 Vol. 23, Issue 5<br /> BERTAZZONI CEL EBRATES<br /> 130 YEARS OF PRODUCTION<br /> PAGE 8<br /> DSE: DIGITAL SIGNAGE EXPO<br /> PAGE 34<br /> R EM E <br /> I <br /> BOUC <br /> MBER NG LEE HER 1<br /> <br /> 923-20 12<br /> PAGE 64<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 /> CALIFORNIA NORTHWEST SOUTHWEST CENTRAL STATES<br /> Alex Holton Mark Collier Steve Carron Kelly Safis<br /> (949) 218-8061 <a title=" May '12 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=1"> The RetailObserver 2764 N. Green Valley Pkwy. S</a> <a title=" May '12 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=2"> CALIFORNIA NORTH</a> <a title=" May '12 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=3"> Models shown: WOD93EC0AH, WDT910SAYH, GXW6530DXS,</a> <a title=" May '12 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=4"> AS I SEE IT ELLE’S VIEW • • AS I SEE IT</a> <a title=" May '12 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=5"> </a> <a title=" May '12 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=6"> VIEWS • MOE’S MUSINGS • VIEWS Doing Good</a> <a title=" May '12 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=7"> the lines of perfection the S3 Series from Scholt</a> <a title=" May '12 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=8"> • BERTAZZONI 130 YEAR ANNIVERSARY • BERTAZZ</a> <a title=" May '12 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=9"> ONI 130 YEAR ANNIVERSARY • BERTAZZONI CELEBR</a> <a title=" May '12 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=10"> | continued from page 9 | anchor in the rapid</a> <a title=" May '12 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=11"> </a> <a title=" May '12 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=12"> CALL TO ACTION SEND US YOUR SHOTS LOOKING FOR</a> <a title=" May '12 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=13"> DECEMBER 2011 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 23</a> <a title=" May '12 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=14"> Manufacturer {NOTES} •</a> <a title=" May '12 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=15"> MAY 2012 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 15</a> <a title=" May '12 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=16"> Industry [ News ] • Improved wash, energy and w</a> <a title=" May '12 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=17"> • holds up to 150 cans and f</a> <a title=" May '12 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=18"> Industry [ News ] | continued from page 17 | </a> <a title=" May '12 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=19"> Global industry just picked up a Kentucky accent.</a> <a title=" May '12 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=20"> Industry [ News ] | continued from page 18 | </a> <a title=" May '12 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=21"> MAY 2012 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 21</a> <a title=" May '12 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=22"> Industry [ News ] | continued from page 20 | </a> <a title=" May '12 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=23"> INDUSTRY FIRST* AQUALIFT </a> <a title=" May '12 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=24"> Industry [ News ] | continued from page 22 | </a> <a title=" May '12 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=25"> MAY 2012 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 25</a> <a title=" May '12 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=26"> Industry [ News ] | continued from page 24 | </a> <a title=" May '12 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=27"> Let’s clear the air about ventilation hoods. Natu</a> <a title=" May '12 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=28"> Industry [ News ] | continued from page 26 | </a> <a title=" May '12 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=29"> Let New Discoveries Transform Your Kitchen</a> <a title=" May '12 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=30"> Industry [ News ] | continued from page 28 | </a> <a title=" May '12 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=31"> Look ng to expand? Want new customers? i Grow </a> <a title=" May '12 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=32"> Industry [ News ] | continued from page 30 | </a> <a title=" May '12 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=33"> </a> <a title=" May '12 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=34"> 34 THE RETAIL OBSERVER MAY 20121</a> <a title=" May '12 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=35"> Digital Signage Expo 2012 CONFIRMED AS LARGEST, B</a> <a title=" May '12 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=36"> | continued from page 35 | </a> <a title=" May '12 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=37"> </a> <a title=" May '12 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=38"> • ASSOCIATION NEWS Consumer Electronics In</a> <a title=" May '12 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=39"> Join us Join us When you provide a hot meal to a</a> <a title=" May '12 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=40"> Elly Valas • R E T A I L V I</a> <a title=" May '12 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=41"> Designed by NKBA member Leslie Lamarre | Photo by</a> <a title=" May '12 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=42"> John Tschohl • C U S T O M E R S E R V I C E Wan</a> <a title=" May '12 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=43"> MAKE KITCHEN VENTILATION ACCESSIBLE The Air King </a> <a title=" May '12 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=44"> Rick Segel • RETAIL BUSINESS KIT Customer M</a> <a title=" May '12 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=45"> </a> <a title=" May '12 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=46"> Libby Wagner • CULTURE COACH Thinking About B</a> <a title=" May '12 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=47"> MAY 2012 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 47</a> <a title=" May '12 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=48"> Jeanette Howe • CONSUMER ELECTRONICS TRENDS </a> <a title=" May '12 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=49"> </a> <a title=" May '12 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=50"> E. Michael Allen • FURNITURE TRENDS The Bot</a> <a title=" May '12 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=51"> Wine is about an experience... Vinotemp is lookin</a> <a title=" May '12 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=52"> • BUYING GROUP NEWS Brandsource Helps Members </a> <a title=" May '12 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=53"> • Retail Resources </a> <a title=" May '12 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=54"> • BUYING GROUP NEWS Nationwide Marketing Grou</a> <a title=" May '12 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=55"> 2012 • </a> <a title=" May '12 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=56"> In Review MEGA Group U Exclusive Social at Orlan</a> <a title=" May '12 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=57"> • SA Launches Media Program vention EGA Group USA</a> <a title=" May '12 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=58"> | continued from page 57 | </a> <a title=" May '12 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=59"> WALL OF FAME• RETAILERS OBSERVED • WALL O</a> <a title=" May '12 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=60"> SERVICE DEPARTMENT • SERVICE DEPARTMENT • SER</a> <a title=" May '12 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=61"> Date: Location: Time: Hotel Accommodations: E</a> <a title=" May '12 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=62"> SERVICE DEPARTMENT • SERVICE DEPARTMENT • SER</a> <a title=" May '12 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=63"> CLASSIFIED AD Capital Cooking, known for power a</a> <a title=" May '12 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=64"> In Memorium L ee was born in 1923 in </a> <a title=" May '12 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=65"> absolutely lousy some of the editorials were in m</a> <a title=" May '12 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=66"> Manufacturer {NOTES} •</a> <a title=" May '12 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=67"> When it has to be fresh. We keep it fresher longe</a> <a title=" May '12 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5e09b7d?page=68"> SIMPLY THE BEST, AND THE BEST, AND THE BEST. Intr</a>