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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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4 Creative and Fun Facebook Promotions by Top Appliance Brands

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Are you on Facebook? Odds are, you have a profile and are one of the 750 million plus users on Facebook. If you are on Facebook, do you follow many Appliance Brands? If not, you should, as there many Appliance Brands running fun and creative promotions. Some of which offer deals and specials, others are sweepstakes and contests, and some are just creative social marketing campaigns. Here are 4 of our favorite fun and creative Facebook Promotions by some of today’s Top Appliance Brands.

Dacor Outdoor Grill Giveaway: Dacor has great Outdoor Grill Promotion going on right now on their Facebook page, Facebook.com/Dacor, in which they are giving away an Epicure 52″ Built-In Outdoor Grill. How do you enter to win this great Grill you ask? First, you must be a Follower of Dacor on Twitter and you must Like Dacor on Facebook. After wards you have the option to enter the giveaway using either your Twitter or Facebook account. Choose to use Twitter, and simply click on the Twitter “Tweet” icon on the Dacor Facebook giveaway tab. A message about the Epicure 52″ Built-In Outdoor Grill sweepstakes will appear. 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


4 More Appliance Brands You Should Be Following

In the beginning of December, we wrote a post entitled 4 Appliance Brands worth Following where we mentioned 4 Appliance brands; Sub Zero/Wolf, Viking, Electrolux, and Thermador, that we felt were worth following in Social Media. Well we’ve come across 4 more Appliances brands that we recommend and recognize worth following.

Fisher & Paykel designs and manufacturers a range of household appliances from everything you need for your home kitchen to top rated laundry machines for your laundry room. Fisher & Paykel currently runs and maintains a Twitter Account (@FisherPaykel), a Company Facebook Page, and their Fisher & Paykel YouTube Channel. Their Twitter following has reached 1,029 followers, 431 people like their Facebook page, their YouTube Channel has almost 2,000 Channel views with over 20,000 Total Upload Views. Fisher & Paykel is an innovative appliance manufacturer and marketer that you should definitely be following. They share alot of interesting, and useful information from How To’s, product demos, new recipes, and more. Connect and follow Fisher & Paykel here:

Twitter: http://twitter.com/FisherPaykel

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/FisherPaykelNA 

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/FisherandPaykel Read more…


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