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Salt Lke City, UT, United States, 2008/03/28 - Whirlpool Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances presented DirectBuy of Salt Lake City with a prestigious crystal award on February 4, 2008.
The award recognizes the Salt Lake City center for reaching one million dollars in Whirlpool merchandise sales within a single fiscal year. The center reached their milestone in early October and was also #1 in the DirectBuy network for Whirlpool sales in 2007.
To further honor DirectBuy of Salt Lake City, Whirlpool top executives and representatives all joined in Utah to congratulate Owners Ed, Shirley and Dean Dandeneau and their staff. Sparing no expense, the center was treated to box suites at the Utah Jazz basketball game where they all gathered for a private award ceremony and dinner. It was a winning night for both the Utah Jazz team and the DirectBuy team of Salt Lake City.
“We feel a great deal of pride in being the first center in DirectBuy history to reach one million in sales with Whirlpool,” says Salt Lake City Franchisee Dean Dandeneau. “These numbers are the result of a very dedicated and diligent staff that takes pride in helping members with their purchases.”
Wendy Siegmeier, a sales representative for Whirlpool added, “Whirlpool Corporation experienced a successful year with DirectBuy, as there were three other showrooms that also achieved one million in sales by the end of 2007. DirectBuy of Silicon Valley, DirectBuy of Cool Springs and DirectBuy of Portland East will also be presented with an award.”
For more than 36 years, DirectBuy has been showing thousands of consumers unparalleled ways to save as they shop for virtually everything for in and around their homes – from furniture, carpet and flooring, and custom window treatments, to kitchen and bath cabinets and fixtures, appliances and much, much more. DirectBuy enables members to purchase most every product offering from several hundred manufacturers at more than 156 showrooms across North America and Canada.
Whirlpool Corporation (whirlpool.com) is the world’s leading manufacturer of major home appliances. Whirlpool markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KithenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Bauknecht and other major brand names to consumers in nearly every country around the world. Whirlpool inspires consumers with bold innovation and designs that make life much easier. More than ever before, Whirlpool brands are connecting with customers in ways that will last a lifetime.