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  • Electrolux Pins Growth on Emerging Markets, US Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 9:14 AM ET

    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.

  • Whirlpool CEO on Strong Q4 Results     Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    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.

  • Home Appliance Retailer GOME Expects Full-Year Loss Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 7:33 PM ET

    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.

  • As Waistlines Grow, So Do Refrigerators Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 8:12 AM ET
    Refrigerators stand on display at a Conn's Inc. store in Houston, Texas, U.S., on Tuesday Sept. 4, 2012.

    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.

  • Why Cramer Remains Bullish on Bed Bath & Beyond Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 6:27 PM ET
    A shopper leaves the Bed Bath & Beyond store in Ellisville, Mo.

    It might have a broken stock, but “Mad Money” host says it’s not a broken company.

  • 10 Smart, Digital Appliances Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 12:00 PM ET
    Digital advances are emerging as one of the hottest trends in the home appliance space. Think refrigerators that track your food inventory and expiration dates; washers and dryers you control remotely with a smartphone; robotic vacuum cleaners. “2012 is becoming the year, when connected appliances become more mass marketable and more mainstream,” says Shawn DuBravac, chief economist and director of research for the Consumer Electronics Association, which produces the annual show. The evolution o

    From refrigerators to washers, these machines may control you as much as you think you are controlling them. Click ahead to view some of the coolest smart-tech appliances.

  • Is Whirlpool Too Hot To Handle?     Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 5:43 PM ET

    Making a bullish and bearish case for Whirlpool, with Mike Murphy, Rosecliff Capital, and Pete Najarian, optionMONSTER.com. Also, the Fast Money traders weigh in with the play on the stock.

  • With the poor job market and uncertain recovery, hundreds of thousands of Americans have put off moving out on their own — and that's depriving the economy of a lot of activity. The New York Times reports.

  • CNBC Poll: Would You Buy An Energy-Saving Product Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 7:19 AM ET
    Energy and You - A CNBC Special Report

    From autos to appliances to high-tech gadgets, there are lots of choices for conumers.

  • Scrap-Metal Recycling Turns to Gold Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 5:04 PM ET

    With commodities prices high and global supply low, analysts are bullish on this ugly-duckling business.

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  • Household Appliances Blog Post Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET