Samsung says that it has successfully “resolved” 62% of the units in the ongoing product safety recall for six models of its top loader washing machines. This information has been provided to NSW Fair Trading as part of its ongoing compliance with the notice issued under section 22 of the Electricity (Consumer Safety) Act 2004 (NSW). It said it continued to advertise the controversial recall, however this still does not include television.
LG Australia’s general manager of sales, Michael Doyle has left the company after seven years. He has not yet been replaced and during the transition period, LG managing director, Youngik Lee will serve as acting general manager of sales. The company has commenced an extensive search to fill the vacant role.
As a leading US appliance retailer, hhgregg started out with an 800 square-feet appliance showroom and office in 1955. Today it has evolved to a multi-regional retailer with 229 brick-and-mortar stores in 20 states and is taking a different merchandising tack in the Orlando and Tampa markets.
Within hours of James Milne being turned away from the Mt Omnaney JB Hi Fi store in Queensland on Monday, a Facebook post by his sister Victoria went viral with more than 48,000 shares by yesterday morning. Today the post has received 161,000 likes, 39,000 comments and 94,000 shares. Claire Moffat and Emily Bencic report.