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Samsung Air Purifier Improves Allergic Symptoms

Samsung Air Purifier Improves Allergic Symptoms

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has revealed that Cube, Samsung Electronics Co.’s popular air purifier series, helps prevent allergies and asthma among children and teenagers. A research team led by Professor Oh Jae-hwan from Hanyang University College of Medicine showed that the Samsung Cube improved the condition of patients with atopy, [...]

S. Korean Market for Air Purifiers Rising amid Fine Dust Woes

S. Korean Market for Air Purifiers Rising amid Fine Dust Woes

SEOUL, Apr. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The market for air purifiers in South Korea is set to continue expanding going forward, industry watchers said Sunday, as more consumers are becoming concerned about fine dust levels in the air. Sales of air purifiers in the country are expected to reach around 2 million to 2.5 million [...]

Global Air Purifier Market to Grow 17.5% This Year

Global Air Purifier Market to Grow 17.5% This Year

SEOUL, June 5 (Korea Bizwire) – The global air purifier market is forecast to expand 17.5 percent this year, fueled by burgeoning demand for the anti-contaminant home appliances, a report showed Friday. The market is expected to be valued at US$6.7 billion by the end of this year, based on the growth estimates, the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information. The global air cleaner market has been growing at an annual rate of 12.4 percent over the past three years, [...]

Sales of Dust Masks, Air Purifiers Spike on Murky Air

Sales of Dust Masks, Air Purifiers Spike on Murky Air

SEOUL, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Sales of dust masks and air purifiers soared in South Korea as citizens become increasingly concerned about seasonal fine and yellow dust here, industry data showed Tuesday. Originating from deserts in southern Mongolia and northern China, the dust has been a source of concern here, particularly in the spring. [...]

Air Purifier Market Grows amid Pollution Concerns

Air Purifier Market Grows amid Pollution Concerns

SEOUL, April 10 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s air purifier market has grown rapidly in recent years, industry data showed Monday, amid rising air pollution levels that have been fueled by smog and yellow dust coming from China.   Westerly winds carry smog from China, as well as yellow dust from Mongolia, to the Korean Peninsula [...]

Sales of Air Purifiers Soar Amid Health Concerns Over Fine Dust

Sales of Air Purifiers Soar Amid Health Concerns Over Fine Dust

SEOUL, April 5 (Korea Bizwire) – As a gray haze caused by fine dust continues to blanket South Korea, home appliance companies are enjoying booming sales with some companies running additional production lines over the weekend. Growing public concern over the health effects of fine dust and air pollution in the country are turning air [...]

China Bans Imports of S. Korean Air Purifiers

China Bans Imports of S. Korean Air Purifiers

SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – China has banned imports of South Korean air purifiers, industry sources said Friday, amid growing concerns Beijing is retaliating against Seoul’s move to install an advanced U.S. missile defense system.  Air purifiers made by LG Electronics Inc., Shinil Co. and two other South Korean firms were listed as disqualified [...]

Losing Faith in Korean Products, Consumers Flock to European Alternatives

Losing Faith in Korean Products, Consumers Flock to European Alternatives

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – With several high profile controversies over toxic chemical content and high electromagnetic wave emissions in Korean products, domestic consumers are flocking to European options instead, in search of safer goods.  Italian home appliance brand Imetec saw sales rise by 629 percent in September compared to September 2015, mainly driven [...]