Advances in computer processing power, battery life, motion sensors and short range connectivity have seen robots leap from the pages of science fiction novels and the frames of futuristic cartoons into the lives of early adopters.
The Good Guys has added yet another customer service award to its bulging trophy cabinet, beating out Bing Lee, Harvey Norman, Dick Smith and Betta Home Living to win the 2015 Reader’s Digest Quality Service Award for Electrical Appliance stores.
Haier’s Chinese parent company has announced that it will taking the Haier air conditioning business off distributors and licensees in Australia and New Zealand and folding it into the company’s existing Fisher & Paykel subsidiary.
The Winning Group has announced that James Fleet has been appointed CEO of Appliances Online. Fleet was formerly the chief marketing officer of the online retailer, having first joined the company in 2009.
A phantasmagoria of new products, technology and initiatives is expected to be unveiled when the world’s leading brands, dealers, thinkers and media descend on Berlin in September for the 2015 IFA Exhibition.
Electro Seconds cofounder Behrouz Bolurieh has spoken in detail about the motivation behind selling his nascent factory outlet chain to the Winning Group, where it will come under that company’s Appliances Online umbrella.