Appliances Archive

Market for high-end appliances is cooking

At its European production facilities, Germany-based Miele is continually walking the fine line between quality and efficiency when it comes to manufacturing luxury appliances. But even within that juggling act, there’s still room for the finer things in life, which is why production workers

Market for high-end appliances is cooking

At its European production facilities, Germany-based Miele is continually walking the fine line between quality and efficiency when it comes to manufacturing luxury appliances. But even within that juggling act, there’s still room for the finer things in life, which is why production workers

How J.C. Penney could benefit, struggle from Sears’ Amazon partnership

With its partnership to sell Kenmore appliances on Amazon, Sears Holding Corp. hopes to rival other hard good retailers like J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP). But both companies stand to fight for more than appliance sales as they go head-to-head over hard goods. Sears

Upgrading appliances could save you money

Focus on Energy’s Appliance Recycling Program is open to customers of participating Wisconsin utilities. Participants must be residents of single-family homes or multifamily residences of three or fewer units. Two appliances may be recycled per household, per year. Focus on Energy has recycled nearly

When to Get the Best Deals on TVs and Kitchen Appliances

You don’t need to be a data scientist to know that holiday sales are great opportunities for bargain shoppers—but to understand precisely when you can snag the best deals, a little bit of big data goes a long way. That’s why Consumer Reports teamed

Belkin WeMo Mini Smart Plug Review: Automate your dumb appliances

The WeMo Mini Smart Plug lets you control and automate nearly any device in your home. Plug the WeMo Mini into an outlet, then plug a lamp, fan, or coffee maker into it and you’ll have control no matter where you are. The smart

Punters put cheap appliances to the test

The viral story of the K-Mart vacuum cleaner that can outperform a Dyson has prompted more face-offs between brand name appliances and some low cost alternatives. Working mums Heidi and Lauren put a number of appliances to the test for A Current Affair, including kettles,

GE Appliances moves to relocate Louisville production line to another U.S. facility

GE Appliances, a Haier company, informed employees and officials from the IUE-CWA Local 83761 it is moving forward with its plan to return to Appliance Park the Supplier Distribution Center operated by Derby Supply Chain Solutions. It’s a company that manages supplier-owned parts for

Whirlpool’s stock falls nearly 7% as the appliance maker says an Amazon-Sears deal isn’t a concern

  Getty Images Whirlpool clothes dryers on sale in San Francisco. Whirlpool’s stock was falling nearly 7 percent Thursday morning a day after the appliance manufacturer delivered earnings and sales for the second quarter that missed Street estimates. On a call with analysts and

UK government suddenly realises smart meters should link to appliances

THE UK GOVERNMENT has announced that it wants to use smart technology in the home to make households “at one” with the National Grid. The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has been working with OFGEM, the energy regulator, to come up with a