De’Longhi Australia, the fully-owned subsidiary of the Italian-based manufacturer and the local distributor of De’Longhi and Kenwood branded products will continue its national roadshow in Perth tonight.
Floorcare pioneer, James Dyson, believes the international appliance industry will be under threat from Chinese brands based on its growing acquisition of intellectual property and engineering expertise.
De’Longhi Australia has announced an ongoing partnership with Nespresso, which will see the small appliance manufacturer distribute co-branded espresso products in the local market previously managed by Magimix.
Maytag, the US whitegoods manufacturer being taken over by Whirlpool Corp, has announced it may offer the once iconic Hoover floorcare business up for sale, after posting a fourth quarter loss of $US75 million ($A100 million)
The US-based distributor of Russell Hobbs small appliances and the George Foreman grill, Salton Inc, has reported a significant fall in second quarter sales globally for the 2006 fiscal year over the same period in 2005.