Imagine if your alarm clock would not only wake you up, but also communicate with the rest of your household essentials by starting your coffeemaker, toasting your morning bagel, highlight pressing emails you'll want to read first thing and setting your shower so that the moment you turn on the water, it's at the precise temperature you personally prefer? We might've scoffed at this Jetson-like concept not long ago, but with the number of advancements made in the next era of appliances, such a day may not be too far away....
The NATM Buying Group said this week that it has added a pair of new members.
American TV and Appliances (Madison, Wisc.) and The Big Screen Store (Baltimore) will both become members of NATM starting Jan. 1.
Conn's this week posted a third quarter profit of $11.8 million, compared with a $12.7 million loss the same time last year.
The Texas-based retailer reported a 12.6 percent increase in same-store sales over the prior quarter.