While Indesit Company profit and revenues have fallen the appliance manufacturer has indicated that it may seek to enter into the small appliance market with, we presume, kettles, coffee machines, food mixers and so on in a report from Appliance Magazine this week.
Smelly washing machines continue to cause problems in the US with fresh lawsuits being launched seemingly every few months but it is a far less common problem in Europe where front loading washing machines have been in use for some decades. More in the video report.
US based vacuum cleaner manufacturer Oreck has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this week leaving the future of the long standing cleaner maker in doubt as the original family owners attempt to buy back the business.
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