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white goods

Household appliances such as refrigerators and ovens. The term, which came from the white porcelain color of early appliances, is increasingly heard as a market for electronics as appliances become network enabled. The term also refers to towels, sheets and linens, which years ago were also only white.
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8220;By bringing more traffic to AWG Major Appliance Repair's site, we're not only helping a small business broaden its customer base, but we're also helping Newark residents get quality appliance repairs at an affordable price.
Warren Mann, vice president of sales at Haier, said that the "red-hot" HDTV/flat-panel business has helped to drive traffic into the stores, which can potentially be converted to major appliance sales.
Consumer Reports did find some cause for hope: Abt Electronics, in the Chicago area, and independent local stores garnered high praise from shoppers who bought major appliances.
During the early months of 2011, unit shipments are up for the residential HVAC and consumer electronic segments and down for the core group of major appliances year-over-year.
Install water leak detection systems on major appliances such as refrigerators, washing machines or hot water heaters to monitor leaks -- Check the water supply lines to major appliances for wetness, bulging hoses or other signs of deterioration -- Unclog the drain if pipes are slow-draining and check pipes under the sink for signs of water leaks -- Avoid placing too much toilet paper or inappropriate objects, such as hanging bowl deodorants and chlorine tablet cleaners, in the bowl as they can accidentally clog toilets and cause leaks -- Replace water heater every 8 - 12 years -- Install hot water heaters on the lowest level of the home and always located next to a floor drain -- Have the air conditioning system serviced annually
which has already rolled out white goods to 180 of its Kmart locations, could ultimately place major appliances in 400 to 500 of its 1,400-plus discount retail locations, said Christine Augustine, retail analyst with Bear Stearns.
In 1997, he joined Maytag Appliances as vice president manufacturing and engineering, before taking on the role of senior vice president, supply chain in Maytag Appliances during 2003, leading the company's LeanSigma(R) journey in transforming its major appliance product development and manufacturing processes.
unit shipment stats for the core major appliance categories
WASHINGTON -- Major appliances had a major year in 2006 with record shipment numbers, according to a recent report by the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers.
Adding the Amana brand redefines our major appliance business, our premium brand presence, and our position in the industry.
Dishwashers have nowhere to go but up, as these products have the lowest penetration rate of any major appliance category in the region.
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