Amazon Touted By Consumers As Top Retailer For Small Appliances

A recent survey by Consumer Reports (CR) revealed that Americans shop a variety of retailers for small kitchen electrics, but some of the locations may come as a surprise to some.

According to Consumer Reports, Amazon.com is a favorite for those looking for vacuum cleaners, coffeemakers, grills and other small appliances. Consumers in the CR survey gave Amazon high marks for selection, product quality, ease of checkout and customer support.

Warehouse club Costco topped Amazon in one area, pricing.

Williams-Sonoma got high marks from consumers for product quality and ease of checkout while also being lauded for customer support on its e-commerce outlets.

Perhaps the surprise on the list, Ace Hardware received high marks from consumers for product quality, service and ease of checkout.