The appliance industry grew rapidly during the 1950s, fueled by the postwar consumer boom. ... Maytag created a U.S. icon in 1967 when the Maytag alonely repairmanaquot; appeared in advertising for the first time. ... 1990s Maytag sold washers, dryers, ovens, refrigerators, and dishwashers under both premium brands (Maytag and Jenn-Air) and mid-to-lower price value brands (Magic Chef and Admiral).
|Title||:||Gale encyclopedia of US economic history|
|Author||:||Thomas Carson, Mary Bonk|