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<br /> The<br /> RetailObserver<br /> 2764 N. Green Valley Pkwy. Suite 508<br /> Henderson, NV 89014-2121<br /> November, 2012 AN EYE ON THE INDUSTRY SINCE 1970 Vol. 23, Issue 11<br /> CEDIA EXPO 2012<br /> QUALITY TRAINING ON HOME<br /> ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY<br /> ELECTROLUX<br /> DESIGN LAB<br /> FINALISTS UNVEILED—<br /> CONCEPTS STIMULATE THE SENSES<br /> Printed on Recycled Paper<br /> 10% Post Consumer<br /> PRSRT STD<br /> U.S. Postage Paid<br /> St. Joseph, MI<br /> Permit No. 158<br /> Whirlpool® freestanding ranges and microwave<br /> hood combinations make perfecting holiday<br /> dishes easy. Our ovens use the AccuBake®<br /> temperature management system to deliver<br /> consistent results every time, and our most<br /> advanced models seal in flavors and juices<br /> with TimeSavor™ Plus true convection. 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