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Schley, Stewart
February 2010
CED;Feb2010, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p14
Trade Publication
The article discusses the market trend of household refrigerator in the U.S. It states that the first cooler powered by electricity was called Domelre, which name was derived from domestic electric refrigerator. It cites that its inventor Fred Wolf patterned the appliance on the incumbent icebox. However, it notes that its expensiveness had made it out of reach to most people in the country. It adds that it took 25 years before the appliance had reached 50 percent penetration marks.


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