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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 [...]