Sears, Lowe's and Amazon sell 36-inch induction cooktops directly to consumers, as of 2015. Shoppers can browse the wide selection at each store and place orders online. All three retail outlets provide user reviews of many induction cooktops to help ensure customers make the right choice.
Sears offers cooktops from top brands, including Kenmoore, KitchenAid and GE. Shoppers who purchase 36-inch induction cooktops from Sears benefit from free delivery to most homes or businesses as well as free site-to-store shipping. Lowe's offers both free store pickup and free delivery to local brick-and-mortar stores for those who prefer to avoid the cost of direct shipping. The selection at Lowe's includes cooktops from Bosch, Frigidaire and Electrolux. Many cooktops available at Lowe's have descriptions that list total dimensions to ensure the 36-inch cooktops easily fit in available spaces.
Amazon features multiple vendors in the same online marketplace, creating competition that can help customers get the best price on their favorite cooktop selections. Shoppers can choose from a wide selection of top brands and enjoy free shipping directly to their homes on orders fulfilled by the company. The ability to filter search results on Amazon by discount or user review can help customers find the right fit for their kitchens and their budgets.