Kenmore has announced that it is partnering with electrification company SNAP on a new program that will help customers transition to zero-emissions electric appliances. The main goal of the new “Home Electrification Made Easy” program is to electrify one million homes in the United States. The two companies say that this will eliminate roadblocks to home electrification and decarbonization, saving homeowners more than $1 billion over the next 10 years. Kenmore, which is one of the world’s longest-standing appliance makers, will offer the electrification packages online, as well as in-stores at Sears.
In other news, HiStone has launched two new all-in-one POS system models for retailers. Branded as Hero II, the two POS models are the HK578 and HK578U. The HK578 boasts an Intel Celeron J6412 processor, with 4GB DDR4 memory and 128GB SSD storage. Optional upgrades include up to 16GB and 512GB. The HK578U features an 11th Gen Intel Core i3/i5 processor that ensures higher performance and responsiveness. Both models come equipped with a 15-inch LED screen in a compact, die-cast aluminum design.
Lastly, the global wireless headphone market is expected to grow to $12.3 billion by the year 2030. Currently valued at an estimated $7.7 billion, the largest market is the United States at $2.5 billion, with China coming in second. One of the biggest segments expected to grow inside the wireless headphone market is on-ear wireless headphones. That segment is expected to reach $6.7 billion by 2030. The overall market growth is likely to be driven by certain competitors, including Apple, Bose and Samsung.
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