Retail Scorecard: Coffeemakers

This week, HFN looked at circular offerings from Walmart, Sears and Fred Meyer in coffeemakers.
February 16, 2015David Gill

RetailScorecardlogoNEW YORK-Walmart put a number of espresso machines on sale last week. These included the Mr. Coffee Espresso Maker at $29.88 (was $38.94), the Krups Opio Espresso Machine at $49 (was $99), the Krups Espresso Machine at $99 (was $174.97) and the Krups Silver Art Collection Pump Espresso Machine at $129 (was $299.97). In addition, the De’Longhi Nespresso Lattissima Pro sold for $499 (was $594.97), and the Saeco Saviavenezia SS Via Venezia espresso maker was on sale for $398.90 (was $518.70). Hamilton Beach’s The Scoop Single Serve Coffeemaker was priced at $35.99 (was $59), and the Conair 14 Cup programmable Coffeemaker sold for $79.99 (was $99.95).

Two Gaggia espresso machines were sale-priced at Sears last week. These were the Gaggia Super Automatic Accademia Espresso Machine at $1,615.99 (was $1,999.99) and the Gaggia Brera Black Super Automatic Espresso Machine at $541.68 (was $649.99). Also on sale at Sears were the Keurig Hot Brewer K550 Starter System at $199.99 (was $229.99) and the Cuisinart 12-Cup Coffee on Demand Coffee Maker at $79.99 (was $119.99). The Bunn NHSB Velocity Brew 10-Cup Home Coffee Brewer was priced for $96 (was $159.99).

Fred Meyer had a number of Krups products on sale. The Krups Conical Burr Coffee Grinder could be had for $59.99 (was $69.99), the Krups Espresso/Coffee Combination Brewer was priced at $119.99 (was $149.99) and the Krups 12-Cup Coffee Maker was on sale for $69.99 (was $79.99). The retailer also had deals for two Mr. Coffee products—the Mr. Coffee Burr Mill at $39.99 (was $49.99) and the Mr. Coffee Steam Espresso and Cappuccino Maker at $44.99 (was $49.99). Hamilton Beach’s FlexBrew was on sale for $89.99 (was $99.99)

 

David GillDavid Gill | Senior Editor
dgill@hfnmag.com

David Gill covers home textiles, small electrics housewares, personal-care products, cleaning products, mattresses, consumer electronics and major appliances. He also reports on retailers and writes about the business and financial side of both vendors and retailers. He has more than 30 years of experience in business journalism, and has worked for other publications and websites that cover consumer products from both the manufacturer and retailer sides. His outside interests include sports (he is a big fan of the New York teams and of British soccer), cooking, movies and theater. He occasionally enjoys a good cigar as well.

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