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   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3  
   A Quick Primer.....II-1
The Japanese: Pioneers of Mass Production.....II-1
1$100
   Current and Future Analysis.....II-2
Microwave ovens Fly Towards a Bright Future.....II-2
Factors Triggering Growth.....II-2
1$100
   Key Market Drivers.....II-3
Rising Popularity of Microwavable Foods Prop Up Demand for Microwave ovens.....II-3
Developing Markets Offer Strong Growth Potential.....II-3
Demand in Developed Markets Driven by Replacement Sales.....II-3
Market Constraints.....II-3
Growing Health Concerns Over Microwave Ovens.....II-3
1$100
   Changing Technological and Social Trends Among Global Consumers.....II-4
Changing Definition of a Home.....II-4
A Shift Towards Easy-Operable Appliances.....II-4
Consumer Rating of Product Features.....II-4
1$100
   Ergonomical – Yet Trendy.....II-5
Innovation – Name of the Game.....II-5
Table 1: Microwave Oven Ownership Ratio (in %) in Select Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-5
1$350
   Introduction.....II-6
Functionalities of a Microwave oven.....II-6
1$100
   How it Works?.....II-7
Design of Microwaves.....II-7
Efficiency.....II-7
1$100
   Safety Features and Benefits.....II-8
Drawbacks.....II-8
Characteristics of a Microwave Oven.....II-8
Heating Properties.....II-8
Power and Capacity.....II-8
1$100
   Glass Turntable.....II-9
Display/Panel.....II-9
Vents.....II-9
Guide to Microwave Cooking.....II-9
Kinds of Foods.....II-9
Preparing Curries.....II-9
Placing Food in a Microwave.....II-9
Microwave Wattages and Cooking.....II-9
Food Size and Cooking Time.....II-9
Microwave Cookware.....II-9
1$100
   Defrosting Foods.....II-10
Reheating Curries.....II-10
Covering Foods for Faster Cooking.....II-10
Arranging Foods in the Dish:.....II-10
Precautions for Using Microwaves.....II-10
1$100
   Microwave Oven Classification.....II-11
Classification of Microwave Oven Based on Size.....II-11
Classification of Microwave Ovens Based on Contemporary Functions.....II-11
New Models of Microwave Ovens in the Market.....II-11
1$100
   Microwave Tit bits.....II-12
Microwaving: Prevents Leaching of Vitamins.....II-12
Microwaving: Does Not Pose Risk of Radiation.....II-12
Uneven Heating Leads to Survival of Microorganisms.....II-12
Microwave Cooks Frozen Food Safely.....II-12
1$100
   Microwave ovens - “Improved, Altered & Perfected to Meet Native Requirements”.....II-131$100
   Microwave Oven Vs Stove Cooking.....II-141$100
   3a. THE UNITED STATES.....II-15
A. Market Analysis.....II-15
Outlook.....II-15
Market Overview.....II-15
Saturated Market Leaves Minimal Scope for Growth.....II-15
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   Market Witnesses Growth Despite Saturation.....II-16
Table 2: US Exports of Microwave Ovens in 2006: Percentage Breakdown of Value Share by Country for Canada, Mexico, Venezuela, China, Jamaica, Honduras, Trinidad and Tobago, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Colombia and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-16
1$350
   Table 3: US Imports of Microwave Ovens in 2006: Percentage Breakdown of Value Share by Country for China, Malaysia, South Korea, Thailand, Sweden, Japan, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-17
B. Market Analytics.....II-17
Table 4: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Microwave Ovens - Annual Sales in Thousand Units for the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-17
1$350
   Table 5: US Historic Analysis for Microwave Ovens - Annual Sales in Thousand Units for the Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-181$350
   3b. CANADA.....II-19
A. Market Analysis.....II-19
Outlook.....II-19
Appliance Market Posts Strong Gains.....II-19
Table 6: Canadian Exports of Microwave Ovens by Country (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by County for US, China, Panama, Bermuda, Germany, Venezuela, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-19
1$350
   Table 7: Canadian Imports of Microwave Ovens by Country (2006): Percentage Breakdown of Value Share by County for China, South Korea, Malaysia, US, Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-20
B. Market Analytics.....II-20
Table 8: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Microwave Ovens - Annual Sales in Thousand Units for the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-20
1$350
   Table 9: Canadian Historic Analysis for Microwave Ovens - Annual Sales in Thousand Units for the Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-211$350
   3c. JAPAN.....II-22
A. Market Analysis.....II-22
Outlook.....II-22
Market Overview.....II-22
Japanese Household Appliances Market Profile.....II-22
Demanding Consumers Income Drive Growth.....II-22
Favorable Brand Image of Japanese Products.....II-22
Design of Products According to Lifestyle.....II-22
Convenience and Time Saving Gadgets.....II-22
1$100
   Table 10: Japanese Imports of Microwave Ovens (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country - China, Thailand, Korea, Hong Kong, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-23
B. Market Analytics.....II-23
Table 11: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Microwave Ovens - Annual Sales in Thousand Units for the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-23
1$350
   Table 12: Japanese Historic Analysis for Microwave Ovens - Annual Sales in Thousand Units for the Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-241$350
   3d. EUROPE.....II-25
A. Market Analysis.....II-25
Outlook.....II-25
Demand Factors for Electric Appliances.....II-25
Lucrative Dawn in the East.....II-25
Regulatory Initiatives.....II-25
1$100
   Saturation Levels High for Several Electric Appliances.....II-26
Key Statistical Data.....II-26
Table 13: French Production of Microwave Ovens for 2006: Percentage Share Breakdown by Segment - Mono Function, Compounds, and With Grill World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-26
1$350
   B. Market Analytics.....II-27
Table 14: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Microwave Ovens by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Units for the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II- 27
1$350
   Table 15: European Historic Analysis for Microwave Ovens by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Units for the Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-281$350
   Table 16: European 12-Year Perspective for Microwave Ovens by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for the Years 2003, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-291$350
   3e. ASIA-PACIFIC.....II-30
A. Market Analysis.....II-30
Outlook.....II-30
Asia – The Region of Dynamic Local Markets.....II-30
Peek into Select Markets.....II-30
China.....II-30
Category Dominated by Indigenous Players.....II-30
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   Factors Driving Growth in the Appliance Market.....II-31
Increasing Personal Incomes.....II-31
Trendy and Sophisticated Products.....II-31
Improvement in Standard of Living.....II-31
Changing Attitudes of Customers.....II-31
1$100
   Replacement Demand.....II-32
Energy Efficient Appliances.....II-32
General Market Trends.....II-32
INDIA.....II-32
Market Overview.....II-32
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   Changing Lifestyles - Creates an Impetus for Growth.....II-33
Opportunities Galore.....II-33
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   South India Represents a Significant Market.....II-341$100
   B. Market Analytics.....II-35
Table 17: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Microwave Ovens by Geographic Region - China, India, South Korea, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Units for the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-35
1$350
   Table 18: Asia-Pacific Historic Analysis for Microwave Ovens by Geographic Region - China, India, South Korea, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Units for the Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-361$350
   Table 19: Asia-Pacific 12-Year Perspective for Microwave Ovens by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for China, India, South Korea, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for the Years 2003, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-371$350
   3f. MIDDLE EAST/AFRICA.....II-38
A. Market Analysis.....II-38
Outlook.....II-38
A Peek into South African Electrical Appliances Market.....II-38
1$100
   B. Market Analytics.....II-39
Table 20: Middle East/African Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Microwave Ovens - Annual Sales in Thousand Units for the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-39
1$350
   Table 21: Middle East/African Historic Analysis for Microwave Ovens - Annual Sales in Thousand Units for the Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-401$350
   3g. LATIN AMERICA.....II-41
A. Market Analysis.....II-41
Outlook.....II-41
1$100
   B. Market Analytics.....II-42
Table 22: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Microwave Ovens by Geographic Region - Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Units for the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-42
1$350
   Table 23: Latin American Historic Analysis for Microwave Ovens by Geographic Region - Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Units for the Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-431$350
   Table 24: Latin American 12-Year Perspective for Microwave Ovens by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Rest of Latin America Markets for the Years 2003, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-441$350
   Sharp Unveils a New R270 Microwave Oven.....II-45
Sharp Introduces Futuristic Insight pro Microwave Drawer® Ovens.....II-45
Daiya Foods Introduces Oven Friendly Food Containers.....II-45
1$100
   LG Electronics Introduces Premium Products.....II-46
Dawlance Introduces Pizza Special Microwave Ovens with Convection.....II-46
Whirlpool Launches New Microwaves.....II-46
BeeCool Introduces Range of Commercial Microwave Ovens.....II-46
1$100
   Heinz Unveils Prototype of Unique Microwaves.....II-47
Samsung Launches Two Premium Microwave Ovens.....II-47
Sharp Releases a new R86STM.....II-47
GE Introduces a Single/Double Wall Oven.....II-47
1$100
   Samsung Launches Dual Cook Oven.....II-48
LG Unveils New Line of Microwave Ovens.....II-48
Dawlance Introduces BBQ Cook King Convection Microwave Oven.....II-48
Nagasaki Seitei Launches Shower Cooking Mate Cooking Bag.....II-48
Samsung Introduces Smart Oven Microwave Range.....II-48
1$100
   Godrej Launches Steam Microwave oven.....II-49
Sanyo Showcases Four Microwave ovens.....II-49
LG Expands Microwave ovens Portfolio.....II-49
1$100
   Elwin Electronics and Tops Electronic Service Merge.....II-50
Middleby Acquires TurboChef.....II-50
Qingdao Water to Acquire Qingdao Microwave.....II-50
Galanz and Hamilton Beach Enters Agreement.....II-50
1$100
   Matsushita Electric to be Renamed as Panasonic Corporation.....II-51
Samsung Establishes a Home Appliance Experience Center.....II-51
1$100
   Alto-Shaam, Inc. (US).....II-52
Amana Commercial Products, Inc. (US).....II-52
Argos Limited (UK).....II-52
Bakers Pride Oven Co. Inc. (US).....II-52
1$100
   Baumatic Limited (UK).....II-53
Bonnet International (France).....II-53
BSH Home Appliances Ltd. (UK).....II-53
Duke Manufacturing Company (US) .....II-53
1$100
   Frigidaire (US).....II-54
Fujimak Corporation (Japan).....II-54
GE Appliances (US).....II-54
1$100
   Hoover Limited (UK).....II-55
Kenwood Limited (UK).....II-55
LG Electronics, Inc. (South Korea).....II-55
Manitowoc Foodservice (US).....II-55
1$100
   Maytag Corporation (US).....II-56
The Middleby Corporation (US).....II-56
Panasonic Corporation (Japan).....II-56
1$100
   Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (Korea).....II-57
Sears, Roebuck and Co. (US).....II-57
Sharp Corporation (Japan).....II-57
Vulcan-Hart (US).....II-57
1$100
   Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Microwave Ovens by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East/Africa, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Units for the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-581$350
   Table 26: World Historic Analysis for Microwave Ovens by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East/Africa, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Units for the Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-591$350
   Table 27: World 12-Year Perspective for Microwave Ovens by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East/Africa, and Latin America Markets for the Years 2003, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-601$350
    
 
 


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