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6/04/2012 12:01:00 AM Eastern

Best Buy Creates Cookware Site

MINNEAPOLIS – Best Buy has joined forces with
Cooking.com, a leading online marketplace for cooks,
to launch a micro site where customers can purchase
cookware, cutlery and kitchenware through third-party
sellers in addition to Best Buy’s regular assortment of
small and large appliances. The Best Buy Kitchen Shop,
located at http://kitchen.bestbuy.com, is operated by
Cooking.com and features more than 3,000 products.

“We are always looking for ways to enhance our customers’
online shopping experience, and this partnership
delivers more ways to shop when and where they
want,” said Liz Haesler, VP of Best Buy’s home business
group. “Through our expanded offering with Cooking.com our customers now have a one-stop shop for all of
their cooking needs.”

Electrolux Cops Top Design
Honors

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Electrolux received top honors in
the recent Awards for Design Excellence (ADEX) competition
for new product introductions in 2012. The
ADEX competition, sponsored by Design Journal magazine,
awarded three platinum awards to the Swedish
majap maker, for its wall oven and microwave combination
with Wave-Touch controls, its five-burner gas
range and the its 24-inch built-in dishwasher with IQTouch
controls. In addition, Electrolux received a gold
award for its 18-inch built-in dishwasher. The company
competed against 500 entrants, which submitted more
than 2,800 products.

All platinum-, gold- and silver-level products will be
published in the 2012 ADEX Winners Issue of Design
Journal, the international resource for interior designers,
architects and facility managers.

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