Home Depot Continues to Build Its Dominant Position
from Morningstar
Home Depot (HD), the world's largest home-improvement retailer, with more than $83 billion in revenue, continues to benefit from the recovering housing market and perpetual improvements in its merchandising and distribution network. ... more »
The World Loves The Smartphone. So How About A Smart Home?
from NPR
The Mr. Coffee Smart Optimal Brew Coffeemaker with WeMo - yes, that is its official name - is just one of many household appliances that's being remade to connect to the Internet and take care of itself. There are thermostats, smoke alarms,... more »
Household Cooking Appliances Get 1st Sustainability Standard
from CleanTechnica
There are "green standards" or "sustainability standards" for all sorts of consumer goods, but have you ever found any for household cooking appliances? Probably not. A recent press release revealed a "first ever" voluntary sustainability standard for these household cooking appliances.... more »
Whirlpool buys out KitchenAid from Peter McInnes, launches KitchenAid Australia
from Appliance Retailer
The American-based Whirlpool Corporation has purchased the KitchenAid assets from longtime authorised distributor Peter McInnes and will take over the wholesaling as KitchenAid Australia. The change was effective 15 January 2015.... more »
GE Director Makes A Big Bet On His Company; Should Investors Join?
from Seeking Alpha
Yesterday, Barron's revealed that General Electric (NYSE:GE) has witnessed one of the largest insider-buying transactions over the last several years. The Fairfield, Connecticut-based company's Director Geoffrey Beattie purchased 800,000 shares of his company last week for nearly $20 million.... more »
Sharp Promotes Viken
Mark Viken   Sharp announced that it has promoted Mark Viken to be responsible for U.S. product and brand marketing across all of Sharp's consumer offerings.... more »
LG Re-Ups NCAA Sponsorship
LG's Game Day Hub   LG Electronics said this week that it has extended its official corporate sponsorship of the NCAA through 2018.... more »