Melrose Appliance Dealer Announces Merger
June 30, 2012

Gray's Appliance, a local dealer of household appliances and parts in Melrose, MA, is pleased to announce a new partnership with the New England Appliance & Electronics Group (NEAEG), a move intended to offer lower prices to consumers and increase inventory selection.

Gray's Appliance in Melrose hasn't left the town since the business was founded in 1928. However, this year marks a new chapter in the story of this household appliance and appliance parts retailer. The store's partnership with the New England Appliance & Electronics Group (NEAEG) promises an increased ability to serve

Caloric Home Appliance Brand To Be Relaunched
April 23, 2012

The Caloric brand name will be reintroduced on kitchen appliances in late 2012 after being off the market since the 1990s.

JMM Lee Properties, LLC is the owner and licensor of the Caloric brand as part of a diverse portfolio of consumer trademarks. IMM noted that the Caloric appliance brand was known as one of the first brands to offer a complete line of matching appliances for upscale kitchens.

"Consumers remember Caloric for quality gas ranges and complete kitchen appliance sets," said Michael Lee, a managing partner at JMM Lee Properties.

2012 Dealerscope Buying Group Profiles
April 19, 2012

Azione Unlimited 35 S. High St. West Chester, PA 19380 Phone: (610) 344-7477 Fax: (610) 344-7734 Website: Richard Glikes, President & CCO Members: 150 expected by year-end Key Suppliers: Canton, Digital Projection, JBL Synthesis, Revel, Lexicon, Integra, Peerless AV, Monitor Audio, JL Audio, Perfect Path, Sonance, IC Realtime, Stewart Filmscreens, Salamander, Epson, Liberty Audio…

Whirlpool Pleased With Dumping Determinations
March 22, 2012

Whirlpool Corp. issued a statement saying it was pleased with the U.S. Department of Commerce's final affirmative determinations of dumping margins in the anti-dumping investigations related to bottom-mount refrigerators from South Korea. Whirlpool filed anti-dumping and countervailing duty petitions under U.S. and international trade laws in March 2011, saying it was seeking to establish conditions of fair competition in the U.S. market. Whirlpool products affected by the case are made in Amana, Iowa, where it has about 2,200 employees. Whirlpool said that, in its final determination, the Commerce Department found company-specific dumping margins for two South Korean producers: *

Whirlpool Comments on Preliminary Determination on South Korean Refrigerator Subsidies
September 1, 2011

Whirlpool Corp. released a statement on August 30 regarding a U.S. Commerce Department's issuance of a negative preliminary determination in its countervailing duty investigation, which focuses on subsidies provided by South Korean to certain Korean refrigerator producers.

Whirlpool said the non-final determination came four months into a 12-month investigation and noted that, two weeks ago, the Commerce Department expanded its investigation to include seven additional categories of subsidies to Korean refrigerator producers. Whirlpool said the August 30 subsidy determination was "separate and distinct from the Commerce Department's antidumping investigation against certain Korean refrigerator producers, and is in no way

D&H Canada Adds Appliance and Outdoor Products
July 26, 2011

D&H Canada announced it has added close to 20 new manufacturer partners in the home, appliances and outdoor living categories, including Black & Decker, Haier, Proctor Silex and Amana.

D&H Canada Enters New Category
July 26, 2011

D&H Distributing's Canadian division said this week that it has launched a Home and Outdoors division. The new division will distribute products in the home, outdoor living, housewares and small appliance categories, from such brands as  Black & Decker, Haier, Proctor Silex and Amana.

Amana Launches New Website Tool
July 14, 2011

The Whirlpool-owned Amana appliance brand has launched a new campaign called Life.Simplified, which includes a new online "Help Me Choose" appliance-buying guide and a Facebook sweepstakes.

Whirlpool, Greystar National Appliance Agreement
June 29, 2011

Whirlpool Corp. and Greystar Real Estate Partners' new joint national appliance program that will allow the United States' largest multifamily property management company to provide Whirlpool appliances to its facilities. The agreement includes a preferred vendor program that will recommend Whirlpool and Amana brands for new construction, rehabilitation, and appliance replacement at all Greystar communities. "This agreement will allow us to provide the greatest return on investment for our clients by leveraging the strength of Whirlpool Corporation's brands and services," said DeeAnne Clowes, senior director of national procurement at Greystar. "Our community owners will be able to easily select