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.
Shares in Aga Rangemaster have rocketed up 30% after the company said it was in talks about a potential takeover.
Electrolux is laying off dozens of employees at its Charlotte headquarters and local distribution facility.
Dear this is your latest news from the UK whitegoods website
As promised in our last newsletter the repairs@ service has been re-launched, the story is to the left and the service is now fully online.
The whitegoods Conference date for February 2012 has been set, details in the lead story to the left.
Other stories over the past couple of weeks that you may have missed.
Best Buy pulling out of the UK market?
Beko fridge wrongly blamed for house fire
Glen Dimplex buys Valor
Fraud at Whirlpool & Panasonic
Whirlpool seek $16 Million damages from LG
Of course the forums are, as usual, buzzing with chat and news and here's some of the more interesting forum threads of the past few days.
Hotpoint fridge fires
Engineer search thread
Work available to members
Scrap metal dealers targetted
Small businesses let down on recycling
That 0800 thread, again
Yellow Pages, is it worth it?
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