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Trends in Small Cooking and Food Preparation Appliances

by July 23rd, 2016

According to Euromonitor International data, small cooking appliances and food preparation devices are expected to grow robustly over the next five years. Manufacturers are using new technology in order to satisfy consumer demand; mini-versions of products being a prime example. SEB Group recently launched various sizes of its light fryers, targeting two-person households. Oster, Ninja […]

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Connected Appliances Should Address Consumers’ Need with Pricing Strategies

by June 1st, 2016

  It is advisable for the price premium of a connected appliance to be matched with the benefits accumulated over its replacement cycle to consumers. Benefits in tangible values, such as energy savings, can be quantified, whereas convenience can be measured by price sensitivity surveys as a guide for pricing. Manufacturers should strengthen collaboration with […]

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Connected Appliances Should Address Consumers’ Need – Part I: Development Strategy

by May 10th, 2016

  The lack of common standards among manufacturers is making it difficult for consumers to operate smart appliances at home. For example, some smart appliances voice control functions cannot accurately recognize accents. The development of too many features is also driving up the price of connected appliances. In the future, manufacturers should follow a modular […]

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