August 19, 2016
Although it failed to obtain US antitrust approval within the agreed deadline to acquire the GE appliances business in late 2015, Electrolux AB has been actively hunting for acquisitions as well as developing connected appliances in order to improve its global competitiveness.
April 16, 2016
A compilation of key mergers and acquisitions in Major Domestic Appliances (MDA) in Western markets is potentially looking to restructure the home laundry appliances’ competitive hierarchy in 2015 and beyond. The global major appliances market in 2015 generated US$212 billion, shared amongst a small number of manufacturers currently operating at a global level. It could […]
December 10, 2015
On December 7th, 2015, GE announced that it terminated the agreement to sell its appliances division to Electrolux due to objections from the US Justice Department. LG, Samsung and Arçelik all expressed interest in the appliances division back in 2014, so GE may attempt to court one of these potential buyers. Arçelik could be the favorite, as […]
February 20, 2014
Although there are no concrete plans, rumors are surrounding Italian appliance manufacturer Indesit about a possible joint venture or partnership to maintain company stability. Lorenza Della-Santa, Senior Consumer Appliance Industry Analyst at Euromonitor, states that although Arçelik and Whirlpool are both possible partners, Electrolux would benefit Indesit the most with its household name, wide product […]
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February 16, 2014
Indesit Co SpA has been struggling to overcome the sharp decline in demand in Western Europe. It has made several attempts to revive profitability, including trying to move its product offering up to a more premium level and breaking into the premium small appliances category. However, growth remains elusive and the company is now looking […]
July 10, 2012
Western Europe and North America are comfortably the biggest dishwasher producing regions in the world, but the prospects for manufacturers in these regions are different.
August 17, 2011
  Download this file as an Mp3 According to Euromonitor International research, production of major appliances in Poland is expected to grow by 23% in volume terms in 2011. In this episode of Globalcast, Raffaella Traverso, Consumer Appliances Research Analyst, explains the large growth in production and the key reasons behind Poland’s booming appliance production. […]
July 12, 2011
The announcement of Electrolux’s intention to raise the prices of its consumer appliances should come as no surprise, states Lorenza Della-Santa, Euromonitor International’s Consumer Appliance Industry Analyst. Electrolux and Whirlpool already raised their prices once in the past year due to the rising costs of raw materials. Jon Wright, Head of Global Retailing Research, says […]
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