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In The Wash: The 3 Biggest Stories You May Have Missed This Week in September

[tweetmeme source=”plassappliance”]Welcome to the September Edition of In The Wash, the monthly blog series where we take a look at some of the biggest stories, occurrences, and happenings in the wonderful world of Appliances, Electronics, and Furniture. This week, big news from Whirlpool Corporation as they Embark On a Great American Road Trip, news that Smaller Major Appliance Makers Get Best Customer Satisfaction Scores, and lastly we at Plass Appliance are now your source for the DiFi Home Filtration System. All exciting news, stories, and events so let’s get started.

Whirlpool Corporation Embarks On Great American Road Trip: Recently on September 19th, Whirlpool Corporation began its second annual Great American Road Trip. The Road Trip is a 50-City Tour that provides thousands of Appliance Professionals and Sales Associates the opportunity to learn about the latest in appliances. The Tour started in Sacramento, California and Milwaukee, Wisconsin and will end on November 11th, 2011 which is also the same day that the Whirlpool Corporation celebrates their 100th Anniversary. Get excited fellow Appliances Sales Professionals, because during each session, one attendee will win a new Whirlpool microwave, and all attendees will be entered to win a grand prize of either Maytag Maxima Laundry Pair or Maytag High Performance Kitchen Suite. Happy Anniversary Whirlpool! We look forward to seeing you on the road!

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In The Wash: The 3 Biggest Stories You May Have Missed This Week in August

[tweetmeme source=”plassappliance”]Welcome to the August Edition of In the Wash, where we cover the latest news stories to hit the Appliance, Furniture, and Electronics world. There’s been alot of interesting news and activity this week, and we’ve narrowed it down to 3 top stories to share with you. The 3 biggest stories you may have missed this week in August are: Nationwide Promotes Three To VP, Dacor increased social media fan base five-fold, and Plass Appliance begins carrying Dyson Vacuums and Fans.

Nationwide Promotes Three To VP: Featured on Twice Online this week, was the news that the Nationwide Marketing Group promoted three key executives to VP posts. Ed Knodle, to member development VP; Frank Sandtner, to member services operations VP; and James MacAlpine, to rental division and business development VP. The promotions are the latest organizational changes for the buying group since the ascension of Robert Weisner to CEO earlier this year. Knodle will be working to make it easier for independent retailers to learn about all of the benefits of membership with Nationwide and teach them how to utilize these services to build a stronger more profitable business. Sandtner will now be responsible for the operational aspects of all member services, ranging from member communication system, data warehousing and services, digital signage, rebate processing and distribution initiative. Lastly, MacAlpine will be in charge of all rental operations and will seek out new business opportunities. Good luck and congrats gentlemen!

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In The Wash: The 3 Biggest Stories You May Have Missed This Week in June

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Welcome to the June Edition of In The Wash on the Plass Appliance Blog. Alot of exciting and interesting news and occurrences in the wonderful world of Appliances, Electronics, and Furniture this past week. Today we are highlighting the 3 Biggest Stories that you may have missed, that we feel you should know about.

Commit To Eating Fresh This Summer: Frigidaire has created a great promotion teaming up with actress Jennifer Garner inviting families everywhere to commit to eating fresh this summer. The goal is to encourage everyone to enjoy summer’s bounty with great recipes and tips for using fresh-picked ingredients which will not only improve ones health while saving money. When you make the committment to join Frigidaire will donate $1 to Save the Children’s U.S. Programs and you’ll be entered for a chance to win a new Frigidaire Gallery French Door Refrigerator. Continue reading


In The Wash: The 3 Biggest Stories You May Have Missed This Week In May

[tweetmeme source=”plassappliance”]Welcome to May edition of In The Wash, featuring the 3 Biggest Stories that you may have missed this week. Lots going on this month of May including the fact May is Maytag Month offering Big Savings on Maytag Brand Appliances, KitchenAid is celebrating 10 Years of supporting the Cure for Breast Cancer, and we are proud to announce the Introduction of our New Plass Appliance Marengo Showroom.

May is Maytag Month

May is Maytag Month, which means that all month-long Maytag is offering up Big Savings on all Maytag Appliances. From Washers and Dryers, to full a Full Kitchen of Appliances, May is the month to save big on the best that Maytag has to offer. One of the special offers running this month is a Mail-In Rebate program offering $600 on a purchase of qualifying Maytag Brand Appliances. See offer here: Maytag Rebate Form. Continue reading


In The Wash: The 3 Biggest Stories You May Have Missed This Week in April

Welcome to another edition of In The Wash, where we feature the 3 biggest stories you may have missed this past week. There was a lot of buzz surrounding the Appliance. Electronics, and Furniture Industry this week. Top stories that really stood out and are featured this week include: Sharp launching a 70-inch LCD, Kitchen Aid earns Brand of the Year, and NKBA.org launching a re-designed website.

Sharp officially launched sales of their 70-inch class Quattron Full HD 1080p LCD TV

This week was a big week for Sharp Electronics as they launched sales of their first 70-inch LCD TV. This is the largest LCD TV of its kind that Sharp has ever launched. This new 70-inch model is currently being delivered to select retailers with plans for larger distribution in the coming weeks of April and May. So what’s the price tag on this monster?  Continue reading


In The Wash: The 3 Biggest Stories in Appliances You May Have Missed This Week

[tweetmeme source=”plassappliance”]We are starting a new section of our Blog called the “In The Wash” which will review the top stories of the past week in order to keep you in the know about what’s happening in the wonderful world of Appliances. This week’s edition features top stories regarding Samsung Refrigerators, Dacor Appliances, and Energy Efficiency.

Samsung May Become Biggest Global Producer of Refrigerators: Appliance Market Research Reports

The first featured story was reported on ApplianceMagazine.com and reveals that the Samsung Electronics Company plans on using smart technology to become the world’s largest manufacturer of Refrigerators in 2011. Continue reading


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