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  • Good consumer growth in Q4: Newell CEO

    Michael Polk, Newell Brands CEO, shares his view on the U.S. consumer.

  • Newell Brands CEO on Jarden Merger

    Michael Polk, Newell Brands CEO, looks at the potential growth from the merger with Jarden.

  • *Durable goods orders drop 2.8 percent in February. WASHINGTON, March 24- New orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods fell in February as the sector continues to struggle with the lingering effects of a robust dollar and lower oil prices. The Commerce Department said orders for durable goods, items ranging from toasters to aircraft meant to last three...

  • WASHINGTON, March 24- New orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods fell in February as the sector continues to struggle with the lingering effects of a strong dollar and lower oil prices. The Commerce Department said on Thursday that orders for durable goods, items ranging from toasters to aircraft meant to last three years or more, declined 2.8 percent...

  • *Toshiba says in talks with other companies, but nothing decided. March 15- Japanese industrial conglomerate Toshiba Corp said it is in late-stage talks to sell its white goods business to Chinese household appliance giant Midea Group Co Ltd, Nikkei reported on Monday. Toshiba granted Canon Inc exclusive negotiating rights for its medical equipment unit,...

  • March 14- Japanese industrial conglomerate Toshiba Corp said it is in late-stage talks to sell its white goods business to Chinese household appliance giant Midea Group Co Ltd, Nikkei reported on Monday. The deal is expected to fetch tens of billions of yen, the Japanese business daily reported. Toshiba granted Canon Inc exclusive negotiating rights for its...

  • *Durable goods orders increase 4.9 percent in January. WASHINGTON, Feb 25- New orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods in January rose by the most in 10 months as demand picked up across the board, offering a ray of hope for the downtrodden manufacturing sector. The Commerce Department said orders for durable goods, items ranging from toasters to aircraft...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 25- New orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods in January rose by the most in 10 months as demand picked up across the board, offering a ray of hope for the downtrodden manufacturing sector. The Commerce Department said on Thursday that orders for durable goods, items ranging from toasters to aircraft meant to last three years or more,...

  • *Stands by outlook for market growth in Europe, U.S. STOCKHOLM, Feb 24- Appliance maker Electrolux will focus on acquisitions in emerging markets and its lucrative professionals business after its failed bid for GE Appliances, the Swedish firm's new CEO said on Wednesday. Jonas Samuelson, just weeks into the CEO job after his predecessor stepped down when the GE...

  • Haier buys GE appliance unit for $5.4B

    The Chinese appliance maker is acquiring General Electric's appliance business.

  • A Sears customer shops near General Electric appliances in Schaumburg, Illinois, September 8, 2014.

    Chinese appliance maker Haier is buying General Electric's appliance unit for $5.4 billion to expand its global presence.

  • Newell Rubbermaid to acquire Jarden

    The maker of Rubbermaid Tupperware containers announced plans to buy Jarden in a cash and stock deal.

  • The washing machine department of an M Video OJSC consumer electronics and home appliances retail store in Moscow

    Currencies in Brazil and Russia are among the world’s worst performing this year, and that’s taken a bite out of consumers’ appetite for appliances.

  • GE terminates $3.3B sale of appliance division to Electrolux

    General Electric is bowing to pressure from the U.S. Justice Department.

  • Employees pack boxes of SodaStreams at the factory in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim.

    The single-serve coffee business shows at-home carbonated device sales could boom as competition ramps up, Sodastream CEO Daniel Birnbaum said.

  • The feds turn up the heat on GE

    The Justice Department is suing to stop Electrolux from buying General Electric's appliance division.

  • Home appliances maker Electrolux reported a smaller-than-expected fall in first-quarter earnings on Friday.

  • TCL: Smart home tech due for a breakthrough

    With various companies like Apple designing their products, smart home technology will mature in the coming years, says Tomson Li, chairman & CEO of TCL Corporation.

  • An employee works on a Whirlpool washing machine at the company's operations plant in Clyde, Ohio.

    Whirlpool on Wednesday said its fourth-quarter profit fell due to costs from recent acquisitions, but excluding costs, the results beat expectations.

  • Prosecutors raided LG Electronics' headquarters amid a probe of whether LG damaged rival Samsung Electronics' washing machines at German retail stores, LG said.