Retail Observer

March 2019

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RETAILOBSERVER.COM MARCH 2019 16 SMEG SHOWS NEW PRODUCTS AT 2019 KITCHEN AND BATH INDUSTRY SHOW Italian appliance manufacturer reveals latest Dolce&Gabbana collection, wine cooler, 48" Portofino range and more SMEG, the Italian appliance manufacturer known for its classic style and advanced technology, was a standout exhibitor at this year's Kitchen & Bath Industry Show in Las Vegas where, for the first time, SMEG introduced its Dolce&Gabbana x SMEG Carretto range, hood and fridge to the U.S. market. Other new SMEG products shown included the 24" Wine Cooler, 48" Portofino Range, Portofino Refrigerator and 24" Classic Speed Oven. A variety of renowned small and large appliances, part of the Retro '50s, Classic and Linea collections, were additionally showcased. "We're excited to once again exhibit a wide range of appliances at KBIS this year. In particular, we are thrilled to move into new product categories by introducing wine products to the U.S. market for the first time, while showcasing items such as the Carretto range, hood and fridge from the Dolce&Gabbana x SMEG collaboration," said Paul McCormack, North American Sales Director for SMEG. Executives from the Italian headquarters, including the company's third-generation owner and CEO, Vittorio Bertazzoni, were at the booth to speak about the newest products, the brand's cutting-edge technology, and its signature designs. SMEG is an Italian domestic appliances brand that produces beautiful products combining technology and style for consumers who value design and its evolution. SMEG expresses the "Made in Italy" style by flawlessly combining design, performance, and attention to detail. Distinctive appliances are born of collaborations with leading architects around the world. Every new product is, for SMEG, a handmade special, conceived in a design studio where form, ergonomics, and function are carefully studied. Please visit for more information. MARCH I N D U S T RY [ N E W S ]

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