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Samsung Releases New Luxury Refrigerator

Samsung Releases New Luxury Refrigerator

SEOUL, July 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday released a new luxury refrigerator highlighting customization features that offers up to 150 combinations in designs and options. Samsung unveiled its New Chef Collection refrigerator under the company’s Project Prism, which aims to reflect consumers’ lifestyles and allows them to personalize the materials, colors, [...]

Samsung Looks to Expand Clout in Europe’s Built-in Home Appliance Market

Samsung Looks to Expand Clout in Europe’s Built-in Home Appliance Market

BERLIN, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. will bolster efforts to expand its presence in Europe’s built-in home appliance market with the launch of its customizable refrigerator lineup BESPOKE, its chief executive said. Since its debut in South Korea in June, BESPOKE made a splash in the domestic market with various options for [...]

LG, Samsung Refrigerators Named Most Kid-friendly by Consumer Reports

LG, Samsung Refrigerators Named Most Kid-friendly by Consumer Reports

SEOUL, Apr. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean-made refrigerators were named among the most kid-friendly fridges by a U.S. consumer advocacy magazine after a survey of parents, companies said Monday. Consumer Reports announced five “Kid-friendly Refrigerators That Please Parents,” a list which includes two models from LG Electronics and one from Samsung Electronics. The two [...]

Samsung’s Advert on Fridge Customized for India Popular on YouTube

Samsung’s Advert on Fridge Customized for India Popular on YouTube

SEOUL, Apr. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday its advertisement showcasing refrigerators specially made for the Indian market went viral on the video-sharing platform YouTube, claiming the popularity reflects the company’s increasing presence in the growing Asian market. The advertisement, which introduces the Digital Inverter Refrigerator, which can maintain temperature amid power [...]

LG to Use Energy Efficient, Quiet Compressors on All New Refrigerators

LG to Use Energy Efficient, Quiet Compressors on All New Refrigerators

SEOUL, Jul. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Sunday that it will adopt its energy efficient and quiet compressors on all new refrigerators this year. The global home appliance manufacturer said its top-of-the-line inverter linear compressor will be used in refrigerators with the exception of one-door units and larger volume machines used commercially. [...]

Dongbu Daewoo Succeeds with Localized Features on Home Appliances

Dongbu Daewoo Succeeds with Localized Features on Home Appliances

SEOUL, March 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Lockable refrigerators and special laundry cycles for local costumes, some of the unconventional product ideas tried by South Korea’s Dongbu Daewoo Electronics, have helped the company become a major hit in the Middle East, the firm’s officials said Sunday.  The fridges with locks, launched in 1998, have sold 2 [...]

New Refrigerators Target Korea’s Single-Person Households

New Refrigerators Target Korea’s Single-Person Households

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – The demand for smaller refrigerators emphasizing function and design is on the rise.  Korea’s rapidly increasing number of single-person households, “value-spending” on higher-satisfaction products, and a rising consumer interest in kitchen interior design are among major factors contributing to the trend, says industry watchers.  The domestic market for smaller [...]

Samsung Electronics Widens Share Lead in U.S. Home-Appliance Market

Samsung Electronics Widens Share Lead in U.S. Home-Appliance Market

SEOUL, July 27 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. raised its share of the U.S. home-appliance market for the second quarter of this year, widening its lead over competitors, according to a market estimate on Wednesday.  Samsung accounted for 16.7 percent of the U.S. market for five major household appliances — refrigerators, washing machines, ovens, [...]

LG Solar Powered Refrigerators to Rural Communites in Africa and South America

LG Solar Powered Refrigerators to Rural Communites in Africa and South America

SEOUL, Nov. 26 (Korea Bizwire) ― Twenty solar powered refrigerators equipped with Smart Inverter Compressors were donated to local communities in Africa and South America as part of LG Electronics’ partnership with the non-profit organization World Vision Kenya as well as the Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation of Peru. These donations specifically targeted areas [...]