Big Box Stores Bet on Different Appliance Brands
This week, Home Depot and Lowe’s both announced new additions to to their major appliance lineups. Home Depot, the nation’s largest home improvement chain, will begin selling appliances from Samsung on Sunday. Number two Lowe’s will start carrying LG appliances in the first quarter of next year. Sears leads both in major appliance sales.
In Consumer Reports’ latest Ratings of appliance retailers, Lowe’s held a slight edge over Home Depot, largely because of the latter’s subpar selection. Home Depot’s efforts to change that started this summer when it added Whirlpool, Electrolux and Frigidaire