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Sales of Silent IT and Home Appliances Jump

Sales of Silent IT and Home Appliances Jump

SEOUL, April 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Noiseless digital products are growing in popularity as more people are expressing frustration over noises caused by home appliances. Wemakeprice Inc., a local open market operator, said Wednesday that sales of silent IT and home appliances have increased over the last two years. IT devices for the workplace were [...]

Samsung, LG to Introduce New Kitchen Appliances at U.S. Trade Show

Samsung, LG to Introduce New Kitchen Appliances at U.S. Trade Show

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s two tech giants — Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc. — said Tuesday they will unveil their new home appliance products at a U.S. trade show for the kitchen and bath market, highlighting their built-in design and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions. Samsung and LG are among [...]

Popularity of Premium Home Appliances Soars

Popularity of Premium Home Appliances Soars

SEOUL, Apr. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — With an increasing number of ‘homebodies’, those who enjoy spending most of their time at home, it has become clear that large and multifunctional household appliances are gaining significant popularity. Emart Inc., South Korea’s leading discount chain operator, announced on Sunday that the share of 65-inch TV sales exceeded [...]

Fine Dust Pollution Drives Up Sales of Air Purifiers, Clothes Dryers

Fine Dust Pollution Drives Up Sales of Air Purifiers, Clothes Dryers

SEOUL, Mar. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Worsening fine dust pollution has changed the sales rankings of home appliances over the past three years as more people buy air purifiers and clothes dryers, industry data showed Wednesday. According to leading discount retailer E-Mart, sales of home appliances related to air pollution have jumped over the past [...]

LG Beats Samsung in Home Appliance Profit Margin for First Half

LG Beats Samsung in Home Appliance Profit Margin for First Half

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. profited more for every home appliance sold in the first half of 2018 compared with its bigger rival Samsung Electronics Co., industry data showed Friday. Samsung Electronics posted sales of 20.1 trillion won (US$17.8 billion) over the January-June period for the home appliances segment, above LG [...]

Samsung Tops U.S. Home Appliances Market for Sixth Consecutive Quarter

Samsung Tops U.S. Home Appliances Market for Sixth Consecutive Quarter

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. remained as the leading player in the U.S. home appliances market in the July-September period, ranking No. 1 for the sixth consecutive quarter. Citing the data compiled by industry tracker Traqline, Samsung Electronics said it accounted for 19.3 percent of the U.S. market in the third [...]

Home Appliances, Cars from China Dominating N. Korea

Home Appliances, Cars from China Dominating N. Korea

BEIJING, May 22 (Korea Bizwire) – Chinese-made electronic goods and cars are completely dominating the North Korean market amid the United Nations’ years-long tough economic sanctions against its unwavering nuclear and missile development, the office of the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) here said Sunday.  The North imported US$75.04 million worth of LCD TVs from [...]