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  • WASHINGTON, Oct 5- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Thursday found that imports of large residential washing machines were harming domestic producers, in a major step the imposition of duties or quotas on foreign-made Samsung- and LG-brand washers. The case, brought by U.S. appliance giant Whirlpool Corp, asked the ITC to recommend to President Donald...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 5- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Thursday announced a preliminary finding that U.S. manufacturers of washing machines are being harmed by imports from South Korea. The case, brought by appliance giant Whirlpool Corp, asked the ITC to impose "global safeguard" restrictions on imported washing machines to stop South Korean rivals...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 7- Appliance giant Whirlpool Corp on Thursday called on the U.S. International Trade Commission to impose "global safeguard" restrictions on imported washing machines to stop its South Korean rivals Samsung and LG from flooding the American market with cheap machines. His concerns were echoed by an executive of GE Appliances, which also makes...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 7- Appliance giant Whirlpool Corp on Thursday called on the U.S. International Trade Commission to impose "global safeguard" restrictions on imported washing machines to stop its South Korean rivals Samsung and LG from flooding the American market with cheap machines. In testimony to the trade body, Whirlpool Chief Executive Officer Jeff...

  • How to protect your home from flooding

    There is no way to keep a home dry in five feet of rain, but there are steps homeowners can take to protect their homes from strong rain.

  • We'll 'beat the daylights' out of Amazon: Harvey Norman chairman

    Gerry Harvey, chairman of Harvey Norman, says the retailer will be match, or even beat, Amazon's prices as the latter attempts to challenge for market share in Australia.

  • TOKYO, Aug 14- Japan's cautious consumers are starting to loosen up, spending more on cars and home appliances and offering hope that domestic demand- and not just exports- will be strong enough to reflate an economy that has been sluggish for many years. Consumption was the main driver behind Japan's second-quarter economic growth, which expanded at an...

  • TOKYO, Aug 14- Japan's cautious consumers are starting to loosen up, spending more on cars and home appliances and offering hope that domestic demand- and not just exports- will be strong enough to reflate an economy that has been sluggish for many years. Consumption was the main driver behind Japan's second-quarter economic growth, which expanded at an...

  • Appliances made overseas doesn't measure up to our quality: Capital Cooking's Tom Caufield

    Tom Caulfield, Capital Cooking’s executive vice president, discusses his company that makes major kitchen appliances made and sold in America.

  • July 24- The Roomba robotic vacuum has been whizzing across floors for years, but its future may lie more in collecting data than dirt. Smart home lighting, thermostats and security cameras are already on the market, but Colin Angle, chief executive of Roomba maker iRobot Corp, says they are still dumb when it comes to understanding their physical environment.

  • July 24- The Roomba robotic vacuum has been whizzing across floors for years, but its future may lie more in collecting data than dirt. Smart home lighting, thermostats and security cameras are already on the market, but Colin Angle, chief executive of Roomba maker iRobot Corp, says they are still dumb when it comes to understanding their physical environment.

  • Household appliances are offered for sale at Home Depot in Chicago, Illinois.

    Jefferies believes the retail stock sell-off of appliance sellers is "overdone."

  • NEW YORK, July 20- Stocks ended little changed on Wall Street on Thursday as a deal between Sears and Amazon weighed on home improvement retailers while gains in Microsoft helped buoy the Nasdaq. Retailers and appliance makers fell after Sears said it would sell its Kenmore home appliances on Amazon and integrate the brand's smart gadgets with the online...

  • *Sears soars after Amazon deal to sell Kenmore appliances. *Home Depot, Best Buy, Lowe's fall on Sears-Amazon deal. July 20- The S&P and the Dow traded little changed in early afternoon session on Thursday, weighed by a drop in retailers and tepid earnings from some big names, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq edged higher.

  • *Stock set for best day in about 4 months. July 20- Sears Holdings Corp's shares soared as much as 24 percent after the struggling retailer said it would sell its Kenmore home appliances on Amazon.com and integrate the brand's smart gadgets with the online giant's Alexa digital assistant. The deal to sell Alexa-activated devices could provide a modest boost to...

  • *Home Depot fall weighs on Dow, S&P. *Sears soars after Amazon deal to sell Kenmore appliances. July 20- U.S. stocks traded little changed in late morning session on Thursday, struggling to hold on to the record highs on the S&P and the Nasdaq, weighed by a drop in consumer discretionary stocks and disappointing earnings by some big names.

  • July 20- Sears Holdings Corp's shares soared 20 percent after the struggling retailer said it would sell its Kenmore home appliances on Amazon.com and integrate the brand's smart gadgets with the online giant's Alexa digital assistant. The deal will expand the distribution reach of Kenmore products, potentially giving a fillip to the company's sales, which...

  • July 20- Sears Holdings Corp said its Kenmore brand of home appliances would now be available on Amazon.com, sending the struggling retailer's shares up 7 percent in premarket trading on Thursday. The retailer also said it had integrated "smart" appliances from the Kenmore brand, such as connected room air conditioners, with Alexa, Amazon's digital assistant...

  • STOCKHOLM, July 19- Home appliance maker Electrolux reported its best quarterly operating margin in almost seven years boosted by strong progress in its biggest market, North America, sending its shares up 6 percent to a record high. The maker of white goods under brands such as Frigidaire, AEG and Zanussi as well as its own name has been squarely focused on...

  • LONDON, July 19- A slew of upbeat updates from European firms helped regional indexes rise in early deals on Wednesday and recoup some of the previous session's sharp losses. Falls among mining firms weighed on Britain's FTSE 100, which declined 0.1 percent, while mid caps were flat in percentage terms as utility Drax Group dropped 6 percent after reporting a...