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Description:  There are all sorts of new things in the aisles for small kitchen appliances these days, such as men. Not so long ago, small kitchen appliances were confined to a few main items such as toasters. Now, after a decade of kitchen-gadget makers adding high-tech features and with consumer spending recovering from the recession, chains including Macy’s Inc. (M) (M) and Williams-Sonoma Inc. (WSM) are selling scores of specialty appliances from two-stage juicers and food dehydrators to high-tech teapots and baby-food making systems.

Source:  Bloomberg.com

Date: Apr 04, 2013

Link:   http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-05/macy-s-600-blenders-win-boomers-in-kitchen-gadget-surge.html

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