Salton Inc, the company behind the George Forman grill range, has confirmed its pending merger with US small appliance-maker, Applica, which is responsible for distributing the Black & Decker range in the US.
Choice magazine today published its “what not to buy for Christmas” hitlist, naming the seven most unused appliances as voted by its readership and alarmingly for Sunbeam and Breville, the wine chiller was voted number one.
Sunbeam has received a design award, at the 8th Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA) Awards event, for its Emjoi packaging which has been re-designed to re-align the brand in the Australian market.
Shares in GUD Holdings plunged this afternoon as the parent company of Sunbeam, Victa and Bissell announced that net profit for the half-year ending 31 December 2006 fell 26.44 per cent to $14.86 million, compared to the same period a year ago.
Sunbeam will run a radio promotion starting tomorrow that will run throughout the entire Australia Day long weekend which is designed to increase awareness of its Innovo four-burner gas barbecue range and new Beer Mate appliance.
Breville managing director, Joe Hersch, has issued a reply this afternoon to Current.com.au in response to a statement released today by Sunbeam regarding an ongoing court case involving Breville’s Ikon blenders.
Sunbeam issued a statement today outlining the details of a legal battle it is fighting against competitor, Breville, which commenced in the Federal Court last month over claims relating to the performance and patented technology of its blenders.
Victa today unveiled its next-generation two-stroke lawnmower engine, the Eco Torque, which the company claims delivers greatly reduced exhaust emissions, better fuel economy and more power than the current two-stroke.