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2011 October - Home Appliance Info & News

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Entries for October, 2011

Viking and National Breast Cancer Foundation to Auction Pink Range

Viking and National Breast Cancer Foundation to Auction Pink RangeNews from Sacramento Bee: GREENWOOD, Miss., Oct. 31, 2011 – /PRNewswire/ — In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Viking Range Corporation and the National Breast Cancer Foundation are joining forces to auction off a custom made PINK Viking Range and Ventilation Hood.  The winner of [...]

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Mitsubishi 6-Month Appliance Sales Down 1%

Mitsubishi 6-Month Appliance Sales Down 1%News from Appliance Magazine: Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (Tokyo) reported its sales of home appliances in the first half of its current fiscal year were 460.3 billion yen (approx. US$ 303 million), down 1% from the first half of the previous fiscal year. The operating income in its Home Appliances business [...]

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Whirlpool earnings double over previous year

Whirlpool earnings double over previous yearNews from Galesburg Register-Mail: Whirlpool Corporation announced third-quarter net earnings of $ 177 million, or $ 2.27 per diluted share, compared to net earnings of $ 79 million, or $ 1.02 per diluted share reported during the same period last year. Sales in 2011 were $ 4.6 billion, compared to [...]

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GE pairs federal nutrition push with new microwaves

GE pairs federal nutrition push with new microwavesNews from Louisville Courier-Journal: Email this article GE pairs federal nutrition push with new microwaves A new General Electric microwave designed in Louisville is the first in the appliance industry tailored to the MyPlate guidelines, the federal government’s new nutritional model. A link to this page will be [...]

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Oregon Appliance Tax Credits Will Soon End

Oregon Appliance Tax Credits Will Soon EndNews from OPB News: Chris Lehman | October 28, 2011 Please install Flash to hear the audio. Url: SALEM, Ore. – Holiday shoppers in Oregon have an extra incentive to buy their loved one a new fridge or dishwasher this year. A tax credit for buying high efficiency appliances [...]

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Whirlpool Plummets as Appliance Demand Slips to 2009 Levels

Whirlpool Plummets as Appliance Demand Slips to 2009 LevelsNews from San Francisco Chronicle: (Updates shares in second paragraph.) Oct. 28 (Bloomberg) — Whirlpool Corp., the world’s largest maker of appliances, sank the most since 1987 after saying it will cut 5,000 jobs and lowering an annual profit forecast by as much as 36 percent with [...]

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Cleaning house: Whirlpool to cut 5000 from workforce

Cleaning house: Whirlpool to cut 5000 from workforceNews from WSBT-TV: BENTON HARBOR – While sales and profits are up this quarter for Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool Corp. The company announced 5,000 people will lose their job worldwide – 10 percent of the workforce. A company spokeswoman would not say how many jobs locally. Whirlpool employs about [...]

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Replacing old appliances and get a rebate

Replacing old appliances and get a rebateNews from Bounty Program – Hawaii News Now: (HawaiiNewsNow) – I promised you information about your refrigerator. Older appliances use more electricity, so it makes a lot of sense for everybody if you can replace your old appliance with a new one. Derek Sunoda is here from Hawai’i Energy. [...]

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Life Out Loud: Appliance services

Life Out Loud: Appliance servicesNews from Farm and Dairy: Thursday, October 27, 2011 My laptop computer had some sort of suicide pact with the coffee maker and the dryer. I realize that in light of tragedies such as war, famine and natural disaster, losing three convenience appliances in the space of three days is a [...]

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LG Electronics Vows to Contest Preliminary Finding in Refrigerator Dumping …

LG Electronics Vows to Contest Preliminary Finding in Refrigerator Dumping …News from Sacramento Bee: WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2011 – /PRNewswire/ – LG Electronics and its affiliates will aggressively contest the dumping allegations and the methodologies used by the U.S. Department of Commerce in its preliminary determinations in the ongoing antidumping duty investigations of bottom mount [...]

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