|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||219/679; 219/678; 221/150.HC; 312/237|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 14 인용 특허 : 16|
An apparatus and method are disclosed for penetrating convenience store food markets with a customer-engaging food merchandising module. The customer-engaging food merchandising module comprises three units: a food storage and display unit attached to a food preparation and display unit, and a shell unit attached to at least one of the other two units. One embodiment of the apparatus comprises: a glass-door freezer for storing and displaying at least one type of frozen food, a microwave oven attached to the freezer, and a shell attached to the freezer. T...
1. An apparatus for use in a retail space in a marketplace, the apparatus comprising:a freezer sized to contain a plurality of packaged food items;a microwave oven removably attached to the freezer; anda modular shell removably attached to at least one of the freezer and the microwave oven and extending above the top of the freezer, the shell removably extending around at least a portion of the microwave oven, enclosing at least a majority of the top and sides of the microwave oven, and having a width substantially coextensive with a width of the freezer...