By Wares December 20, 2017 Major appliances

A round-up of some of the latest local and international major appliances category news.

  • Global Appliance market – According to information from Statistics portal Statista the market for household appliances globally is predicted to reach 589 billion US Dollars by 2020. Leading household appliance companies worldwide include the Midea Group, Gree Electric Appliances, Whirlpool, Electrolux Group, Qingdao Haier and LG Corp.
  • Sears makes big move to small concept stores – Following on from news that the beleaguered chain would be closing a further 100 stores by the end of the fiscal fourth quarter Sears has since made some bold moves with new smaller concept stores that focus on Appliances and mattress and a “innovative” shopping experiences. This approach may be too little too late however with the store having already closed 330 stores in 2017.

Insinkerator HC900 hot water tap

For those who value their kitchen bench space the InSinkErator HC900 Instant Hot Water Tap allows you to get rid of the kettle, dispensing near boiling, filtered hot water from an easily installed under-sink hot water tank. The unit produces the ideal temperature for making hot drinks, speeding up the preparation of pasta or vegetables, cleaning dishes and a host of other common kitchen tasks. Users can get rid of the water jug too with the HC900 also offering a constant supply of filtered drinking water with the flick of a switch.

Award Silent Series range hoods

New to Award’s Silent Series is the CSP family of canopy rangehoods that combine powerful extraction with very quiet operation thanks to the installation of Silent Series motors in all models. Extraction on these models is via an easy clean black glass perimeter panel, and all operations are performed with discrete soft touch controls. Energy efficient bright white LED strip lighting is installed on the leading edge of the lower panel. These hoods are available in 70 and 90cm versions in brushed stainless steel or matt black paint.

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