From today's conference call (via SeekingAlpha ) an interesting exchange on the state of the appliance business and the end of government stimulus:
Brian Nagel – Oppenheimer
Hi, good morning. Thank you. The first question I have is on the appliance category. In your prepared remarks, the commentary around appliances seemed relatively upbeat, and that seems at odds with what we’ve heard from a number of the appliance manufacturers as well as some retailers lately.