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Bathroom breaks are getting a bit more luxurious as home appliance makers bring new features to the most basic of fixtures.
Whirlpool posted a higher profit on increased sales of its washers and dryers, cooktops, stoves, and refrigerators in North America and Europe.
Samsung has accused the head of rival LG Electronics' appliances business of damaging Samsung washing machines at retail stores.
This doubles our size in the U.S., says Keith McLoughlin, Electrolux CEO, discussing the acquisition of General Electric's appliance business amid growing global competition in the industry.
General Electric is in talks with potential suitors about selling its appliances business for up to $2.5 billion, Bloomberg reported.
Nest is recalling 440,000 smoke detectors, according to a notice that provides public knowledge of how many of the smart home appliances have shipped.
Keith McLoughlin, Electrolux CEO, tells CNBC he is pleased with the group's "broad growth" and "rich pipeline," and discusses currency headwinds impacting the group.
Whirlpool took a hit when the housing bubble burst but the stock is showing signs of recovery as consumers begin spending again to furnish new homes and upgrade older appliances, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
Keith McLoughlin, Electrolux president & CEO, discusses his company's quarterly results, housing and the strength of the consumer.
Home warranties are supposed to provide peace of mind. But in many cases, people who try to use them when something breaks experience disappointment and frustration.
The Supreme Court on Monday strikes down an appeals court ruling that favored consumers who bought Sears front-loading washing machines.
Alex Gunz, fund manager at Heptagon Capital, remains very positive on equities and picks his favourite stocks which include Electrolux and Duerr.
Marriage confers the benefits of division of labor and economies of scale on everything from washing machines to health insurance. But it's not just about living under the same roof.
Swedish home appliances maker Electrolux said booming emerging markets and an improvement in North America would help offset poor sales and price pressure in Europe in 2013.
Jeff Fettig, Whirlpool Corporation chairman & CEO, discusses his company's better-than-expected fourth quarter, as shares of the stock are up more that 100 percent over the last year.
GOME Electrical Appliances, backed by private equity firm Bain Capital, expects it made a loss last year because of a slowdown in China's economy and an unprofitable e-commerce business, the company said on Monday.
The average US refrigerator is 15 percent larger than 30 years ago, and one out of four homes has a second one. See a problem?
Chinese white goods company Haier’s $705 million offer for its New Zealand partner Fisher & Paykel Appliances is tempting given slowing demand for its products, but Keith Turner, Chairman of Fisher & Paykel, says shareholders should not accept the offer, just yet.
What's so special about this vacuum cleaner? "High-performing 10 amp motor, 14" wide cleaning nozzle with wooden roller brush, anti-marring urethane wheels, lightweight at just under 16 pounds." Oh yeah, it's also plated in 24k gold ... and costs $999,999. Who is the target audience? "Those who simply can," says the Go Vacuum website.
It might have a broken stock, but “Mad Money” host says it’s not a broken company.