Spending on small kitchen appliances jumped 10% last year to $5.51B as new tech features drew in...

|By:, SA News Editor

Spending on small kitchen appliances jumped 10% last year to $5.51B as new tech features drew in the baby boomer generation. The latest buzz is that edgy appliances to make tea and yogurt concoctions could be the latest craze. Look for Macy's (M), Williams-Sonoma (WSM), SodaStream (SODA), and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) to take advantage of the trend while J.C. Penney (JCP) and Sears Holdings (SHLD) have a little catching up to do.