Electrolux's proposed $3.3bn acquisition of General Electric's appliance business could become the latest deal to come undone after the US Department of Justice sued to block the deal.
Electrolux has decided to move production or refrigeration units from Sweden to Hungary.
Consumer magazine Which? has published the results of an investigation to try to answer the question that is often asked of this industry, “Are washing machines built to fail?”
Washing machines are the biggest cause of home blazes involving faulty appliances, research by Which? has indicated.
Dianne Sharp who was a regional director for the CBI is stepping down from that role to become chief executive officer at leading County Durham manufacturer Ebac.
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