Retail Scorecard: Espresso Makers

Espresso makers on sale at Bed Bath & Beyond, Williams-Sonoma and Sur La Table
June 13, 2016David Gill

RetailScorecardNEW YORK-Espresso makers got the sale treatment in Bed Bath & Beyond, Williams-Sonoma and Sur La Table last week.

At Bed Bath, the Nespresso Citiz espresso maker was on sale for $239.99, down from $299.99, and the Nespresso Pixie Aeroccino espresso maker was marked down from $229.99 to $183.99. The Nespresso VertuoLine Evoluo was sale-priced at $159.99 (was $199.99), and the illy Francis Francis Y5 iper espresso maker came for a price of $349.99, down from $399.99. The illy Francis Francis Model X7.1, previously $299.99, was available for $249.99, and the De’Longhi Lattissima Plus espresso/latte/cappuccino maker was tagged at $319.99 (was $399.99).

Williams-Sonoma offered the Nespresso Evoluo coffee and espresso maker for $199.96, down from $249.95, and the Nespresso Citiz for $199.96 (was $249.95). The Saeco Gran Barista Avanti, previously $3,999, was sale-priced at $2,999.95, and the Saeco Exprelia Evo automatic espresso maker was priced down from $2,499 to $1,999.95. The Breville Barista Express was on offer for $599.95, down from $1,000, and the Krups Fully Automatic espresso maker was on sale for $999.95, down from $1,200.

Several Nespresso products had sales going at Sur La Table. The Nespresso Citiz, previously $249, was offered for $198.96, and the same model with milk attachment was tagged at $238.96, down from $299. The Nespresso Prodigio’s price tag was $198.96, down from $249, and the same model with a milk frother was available for $238.96 (was $299). The Nespresso Inissia was marked down from $149 to $118.96. The De’Longhi Dedica Pump espresso maker, previously $299.95, was on sale for $224.99.

David GillDavid Gill | Senior Editor

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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