Charlotte, NC

Electrolux donated $140,000 in room air-conditioning units to the Crisis Assistance Ministry to aid residents of Charlotte, NC, who were impacted by unprecedented weather conditions in the area. The July 6 donation provided 940 units to the agency for immediate distribution to the neediest members in the community.

"We are committed to giving back to Charlotte and to supporting those who are at real risk from the recent high temperatures," said Jack Truong, president and CEO of Electrolux Major Appliances North America.

They've got Energy Star stickers on their showroom TVs, sustainability messaging in their e-mail blasts, and have even reserved a corner of their warehouse for recycled CE products, so you can't blame Greg and Sible Hager, owners of the Tri-City Electronics chain in North Carolina, for not at least trying to go green.  After all that effort, though, Mr. Hager would be happy if even one customer would take notice.

By David Dritsas 10/28/02—NATM Buying Corporation announced today that Queen City TV & Appliance, a Charlotte, NC retailer with eleven stores in its region, has joined the buying group, effective immediately. The addition of Queen City is part of a recruitment drive to add new retailers to the fold after the recent exits of H.H. Gregg and Sight n' Sound. But Queen City isn't necessarily new to the group. Two years ago it was counted as an affiliate member, according to William Trawick, NATM's President and Executive Director, before it was not initially invited to join, because the group was focusing on having larger retail

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