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<br /> The<br /> RetailObserver<br /> 2764 N. Green Valley Pkwy. Suite 508<br /> Henderson, NV 89014-2121<br /> January, 2013 AN EYE ON THE INDUSTRY SINCE 1970 Vol. 24, Issue 1<br /> KBIS 2013 MARKS A NEW DIRECTION<br /> NEW ORLEANS—APRIL 19-21<br /> EVOLVE: KBIS LIFESTYLE QUARTERS KITCHEN DESIGN CHALLENGE<br /> A SNEAK PREVIEW INTO MULTIGENRATIONAL LIVING TRENDS THERMADOR REVEALS GRAND PRIZE WINNERS<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 /> <br /> <br /> AS I SEE IT •<br /> ELLE’S VIEW<br /> • AS I SEE IT<br /> Get What You Want this New Year:<br /> Set Goals Instead of Resolutions<br /> D<br /> id you make a list of New Year’s Resolutions? I hope not! Intentions are<br /> good, but we all know resolutions are usually forgotten by February. Goals<br /> on the other ha<a title="Jan '13 page 1" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=1"> The RetailObserver 2764 N. Green Valley Pkwy. S</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 2" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=2"> </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 3" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=3"> </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 4" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=4"> AS I SEE IT • ELLE’S VIEW • AS I SEE IT </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 5" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=5"> Fast food, redefined. More nutritious. 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Disasters like Su</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 30" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=30"> Industry [ N E W S ] | continued from page 28 |</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 31" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=31"> CONTACT US FOR A COMPLETE 225 PAGE CATALOGUE</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 32" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=32"> Industry [ N E W S ] | continued from page 30 |</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 33" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=33"> </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 34" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=34"> KITCHEN DESIGN CHALLENGE • KITCHEN DESIGN </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 35" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=35"> LENGE • KITCHEN DESIGN CHALLENGE • KITC</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 36" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=36"> T H E R M A D O R • K I T C H E N D E S I G N </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 37" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=37"> • RUNNER-UP WINNERS: Derek Byler, Hershey, P</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 38" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=38"> Elly Valas RETAIL VIEWS L ike most peop</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 39" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=39"> The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - helping patien</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 40" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=40"> John Tschohl • </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 41" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=41"> THE “BEST VALUE” PROFESSIONAL RANGES DRG</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 42" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=42"> Rick Segel • </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 43" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=43"> JANUARY 2013 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 43</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 44" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=44"> Libby Wagner • </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 45" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=45"> </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 46" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=46"> Timothy Bednarz • </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 47" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=47"> • </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 48" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=48"> Expo Notes CONSUMER BEHAVIOR HAS </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 49" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=49"> -Store Customer ew Age of Retail the limits of th</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 50" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=50"> John White • A</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 51" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=51"> CHANGE THE WAY YOU LOOK AT THINGS. LIKE YOUR </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 52" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=52"> Bill Bazemore • </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 53" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=53"> UPCOMING EVENTS JANUARY 1—NEW YEAR’S DAY JANUA</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 54" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=54"> Buying Group News •</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 55" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=55"> • Retail Resources</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 56" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=56"> Buying Group News •</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 57" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=57"> </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 58" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=58"> SERVICE DEPARTMENT • SERVICE DEPARTMENT • SERV</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 59" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=59"> </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 60" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=60"> SERVICE DEPARTMENT • SERVICE DEPARTMENT • SERV</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 61" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=61"> </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 62" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=62"> S E R V I C E D E PA R T M E N T • S E R V I C E </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 63" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=63"> T • S E R V I C E D E PA R T M E N T S E R V I C </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 64" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=64"> Manufacturer { N O T E S } </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 65" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=65"> </a> <a title="Jan '13 page 66" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=66"> Manufacturer { N O T E S } I n recent</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 67" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=67"> SPaRklIng and Ready foR the next culInaRy adventu</a> <a title="Jan '13 page 68" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/d53ac66a?page=68"> </a>