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<br /> The<br /> RetailObserver<br /> 5542 Monterey Road, #258,<br /> San Jose, CA 95138<br /> CHANGE SERVICE REQUESTED<br /> 2010 INTERNATIONAL<br /> BUILDERS SHOW<br /> July, 2010 YOUR RESOURCE GUIDE TO THE INDUSTRY Vol. 21, Issue 7<br /> SHOWROOM SPOTLIGHT<br /> WARNERS' STELLIAN UTILIZES “BUY LOCAL” AS<br /> A WEAPON AGAINST THE BIG BOX ONSLAUGHT<br /> — PAGE 4<br /> DISASTER &<br /> DISASTER &<br /> EMERGENCY<br /> EMERGENCY<br /> PLANNING<br /> PLANNING<br /> IS YOUR RETAIL<br /> IS YOUR RETAIL<br /> BUSINESS PREPARED<br /> BUSINESS PREPARED<br /> TO DEAL WITH A<br /> TO DEAL WITH A<br /> DISASTER?<br /> DISASTER?<br /> — PAGE 30<br /> — PAGE 30<br /> SMOKING HOT!<br /> SMOKING HOT!<br /> LATEST & GREATEST<br /> SOURCES FOR NEW<br /> APPLIANCE PRODUCTS<br /> — PAGE 34<br /> — PAGE 34<br /> Printed on Recycled Paper<br /> 10% Post Consumer<br /> PRSRT STD<br /> US Postage<br /> Paid<br /> St. Jo<a title="July '10 page 1" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=1"> The RetailObserver 5542 Monterey Road, #258, San</a> <a title="July '10 page 2" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=2"> EASTERN REGION NORTH ATLANTIC (CENTRAL) NORT</a> <a title="July '10 page 3" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=3"> INTRODUCING THE NEW WHIRLPOOL® CABRIO® HIGH-E</a> <a title="July '10 page 4" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=4"> A S I S E E I T • ELLE’S VIEW • A S I S E E</a> <a title="July '10 page 5" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=5"> The function of a professional range. </a> <a title="July '10 page 6" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=6"> V I E W S • MOE’S MUSINGS • V I E W S Re</a> <a title="July '10 page 7" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=7"> JULY 2010 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 7</a> <a title="July '10 page 8" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=8"> 8 THE RETAIL OBSERVER JULY 2010</a> <a title="July '10 page 9" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=9"> Showroom Spotlight SHOWROOM SPOTLIGHT Warners’ </a> <a title="July '10 page 10" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=10"> SHOWROOM SPOTLIGHT | continued from page 9 | </a> <a title="July '10 page 11" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=11"> difference maker.” Although focusing on sustainab</a> <a title="July '10 page 12" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=12"> CALL TO ACTIONMailbag SEND US YOUR SHOTS LOOKIN</a> <a title="July '10 page 13" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=13"> Book Review Customer Inspired Marketing CHANGE TH</a> <a title="July '10 page 14" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=14"> Industry [ News ] NEW BROAN® EVOLUTIONTM SERIES</a> <a title="July '10 page 15" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=15"> • VIRUPURE™ SYSTEM, A WORLD</a> <a title="July '10 page 16" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=16"> Industry [ News ] continued from page 15 </a> <a title="July '10 page 17" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=17"> I wouldn't trust my drink to any other ice. 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The RetailObserver </a> <a title="July '10 page 54" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=54"> WALL OF FAME• RETAILERS OBSERVED •WALL OF</a> <a title="July '10 page 55" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=55"> 2010 • UPCOMING EVENTS • 2011 22-26 CEDIA EXPO</a> <a title="July '10 page 56" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=56"> • B U Y I N G G R O U P N E W S Learn More Ab</a> <a title="July '10 page 57" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=57"> YOUR CUSTOMERS DESERVE GREAT SERVICE. YOU DESERVE</a> <a title="July '10 page 58" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=58"> • B U Y I N G G R O U P N E W S Brand Source </a> <a title="July '10 page 59" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=59"> </a> <a title="July '10 page 60" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/63a4bb2d?page=60"> • B U Y I N G G R O U P N E W S PrimeTime! 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