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Post# 191552   2/16/2007 at 12:33 (4,418 days old) by sillysuds (new jersey)        

Salesmen at Lowes told me GE drop the Hotpoint name. Is this true?

Post# 191602 , Reply# 1   2/16/2007 at 16:14 (4,418 days old) by laundryshark (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)        

Hmm. Try visiting the HotPoint.com Web site and enter the "Contact Us" link so you can call or email your inquiry.--Laundry Shark

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Post# 193158 , Reply# 2   2/23/2007 at 23:10 (4,410 days old) by bongobro ()        
Look for the Hotpoint Difference

Judging from what I just saw when I went to the U. S. Hotpoint website (which is as always a product of GE), Hotpoint is alive and well and very much in business; to me Hotpoint was always the second-tier line of GE (sorta like the differences between Chevies and Pontiacs or Fords and Mercurys).

The BRITISH Hotpoint line (as indicated by the "Hotpoint UK") logo in the lower-right corner of the U. S. page is a product of Indesit, the Italian appliance conglomerate. (Just for fun I clicked the Indesit home page and it was in Italian!) The British page has the "Hotpoint USA" log, which brings you back to the GE products...

...however, I would not be surprised if GE's Hotpoint isn't phased out eventually because GE has so many sub-lines of its own now (Adora, Profile, Monogram), etc...GE is brand-extending its line much like Tide!


Post# 193191 , Reply# 3   2/24/2007 at 05:28 (4,410 days old) by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        

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That just shows you what the sales people at Lowes know.....




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