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<br /> 2764 N. Green Valley Pkwy. Suite 508<br /> The<br /> RetailObserver<br /> Henderson, NV 89014-2121<br /> CHANGE SERVICE REQUESTED<br /> 2010 INTERNATIONAL<br /> BUILDERS SHOW<br /> October, 2010 YOUR RESOURCE GUIDE TO THE INDUSTRY Vol. 21, Issue 10<br /> IFA: BERLIN<br /> 50TH EDITION<br /> A GIANT STEP<br /> FORWARD INTO<br /> A NEW AGE<br /> — PAGE 8<br /> NKBA CELEBRATES<br /> KITCHEN & BATH<br /> MONTH BY<br /> GIVING BACK<br /> NKBA AND WORLD VISION<br /> PARTNER TO FIGHT POVERTY<br /> — PAGE 34<br /> I<br /> RS REPORT:<br /> HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS<br /> FROM CRIME: EMBEZZLEMENT<br /> — PAGE 38<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 /> EASTERN REGION<br /> NORTH ATLANTIC (CENTRAL) NORTH ATLANTIC (UPPER) SOUTHERN STATES (EAST) MID-ATLANTIC MIDWEST<br /> <a title="Oct '10 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=1"> 2764 N. Green Valley Pkwy. Suite 508 The RetailO</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=2"> EASTERN REGION NORTH ATLANTIC (CENTRAL) NORT</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=3"> INTRODUCING THE NEW </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=4"> A S I S E E I T • ELLE’S VIEW • A S I S E E</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=5"> Light awakens the senses and brings your cooking </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=6"> V I E W S • MOE’S MUSINGS • V I E W S So</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=7"> OCTOBER 2010 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 7</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=8"> 1 2 In Review A GIANT STEP FORWARD INTO A NEW A</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=9"> 3 IFA IN REVIEW </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=10"> IFA IN REVIEW | continued from page 9 | ZVEI. </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=11"> use and product design, the focus in the home app</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=12"> CALL TO ACTIONBook Review SEND US YOUR SHOTS LO</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=13"> GET CONNECTED ONLINE! The RetailOb</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=14"> Manufacturer {NOTES} Wine CabinetWith aWow Fact</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=15"> OCTOBER 2010 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 15</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=16"> Industry [ News ] Summer Clas</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=17"> • ALMO PROFESSIONAL A/V ADDS TOSHIBA DISPLAY P</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=18"> Industry [ News ] continued from page 17 </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=19"> Introducing the World’s Complementing Sui</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=20"> Manufacturer {NOTES} •</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=21"> OCTOBER 2010 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 21</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=22"> Industry [ News ] continued from page 18 </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=23"> 14 flavors of stains. Gone in one gulp. Bosch sta</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=24"> Industry [ News ] continued from page 22 </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=25"> The function of a professional range. </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=26"> Industry [ News ] continued from page 24 </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=27"> Samsung AppliancesNow Available to the Inde</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=28"> Industry [ News ] continued from page 26 </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=29"> ISE adt </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=30"> Industry [ News ] continued from page 28 </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=31"> Introducing the New Line of Verona From Italy </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=32"> · ASSOCIATION NEWS GE,Kenmore and Bissell</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=33"> KitCheN &BAthMoNth </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=34"> • THE NATIONAL Celebrate Month NKBA ANNOUNCES</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=35"> • KITCHEN & BATH ASSOCIATION s Kitchen & Bath </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=36"> WorldVision • NOTES Glo</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=37"> OCTOBER 2010 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 37</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=38"> On the Radar How to Protect Your Business fr S</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=39"> • E M B E Z Z L E M E N T P R O T E C T I O N </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=40"> Elly Valas · R E TA I L V I </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=41"> The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - helping patien</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=42"> John Tschohl · C U S T O M E R S E RV I</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=43"> OCTOBER 2010 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 43</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=44"> Chris Thiede · B R A N D B U I L D I</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=45"> OCTOBER 2010 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 45</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=46"> Kelly Rigdon · B U S I N E S S S O L U T </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=47"> OCTOBER 2010 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 47</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=48"> Rick Segel · R E TA I L B U S I N E </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=49"> TO FIND YOUR LOCAL DISTRIBUTOR PLEASE CALL THE FA</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=50"> Kevin M. Henry · T R E N D S </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=51"> </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=52"> Robert Spector · MOM & POP STORE Th</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=53"> THE “BEST VALUE” PROFESSIONAL RANGES</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=54"> Promotions • O N T H E M O V E </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=55"> 2010 • UPCOMING EVENTS • 2011 OCTOBER </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=56"> SKILLSUSA 2010… LOOKING FOR A GREAT EMPLOYEE? HOW</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=57"> • 1994, a new name was adopted, Skills USA </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=58"> • B U Y I N G G R O U P N E W S Nationwide Mar</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=59"> Carter Marketing Westcan Mechanical Sales</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=60"> • B U Y I N G G R O U P N E W S Brand </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=61"> </a> <a title="Oct '10 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=62"> • B U Y I N G G R O U P N E W S MEGA Group USA</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=63"> WALL OF FAME• RETAILERS OBSERVED •WALL OF</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=64"> 1 IFA IN REVIEW | continued from page 11 | an</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=65"> sophisticated hall layout providing an additional</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=66"> Manufacturer {NOTES} •</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=67"> 25% Better Results vs. the Competition* 20</a> <a title="Oct '10 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c5fecceb?page=68"> Steam. Convection. Perfection. </a>