OK, I admit it. I have trouble thinking 'outside the box'. I get along in life just fine, as long as I am informed about the world around me. I don't get crazy if I don't know every detail, but ther more info I have, the easier I can understand things. For example, if a movie doesn't have a definitive ending, then I am disappointed because I want them to tell me how it ends. Period. Yes, it's a sad part of my anal-retentive personality.
So, I went to buy a brand-new vacuum cleaner today. I was totally gobsmacked that the Volta brand of cleaner that I had picked out was made by Electrolux. It never occured to me that Electrolux made anything more than the excellent brand of vacuum that my mom spent a lot of money on. The New Zealand site http://www.electrolux.co.nz/ has a whole heap of things that the company makes. Upon further investigation, I found this site http://www.electroluxicon.com/ that said the 'other things' are just now being offered in America.
As small as New Zealand is, and with the limits its size imposes, it amazes me that there is a such a commercial difference from America.