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Britannia Living appoints new managing director

Published on November 20th, 2013 | by The GC Team

Britannia Living, which was recently rescued from administration by Glen Dimplex Home Appliances, has promoted sales and marketing director Chris Honer to the role of managing director. Honer has 25 years of experience in the K&B ... Read More


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Maytag launches new retailing concept

Published on November 14th, 2013 | by The GC Team

Maytag is working with its sole UK distributor D.A.D to roll out a number of Maytag Premier Centres, the first of which has launched at independent retail outlet Gillman’s in Gloucester. Maytag said the new blueprint ... Read More


Business

Hoover acquires Baumatic UK

Published on November 13th, 2013 | by The GC Team

Hoover has confirmed the acquisition of Reading-based white goods supplier Baumatic UK, which fell into administration last month. In a statement released this morning, a spokesperson from Hoover said: “Baumatic will be a fantastic addition to ... Read More


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Fagor Electrodomésticos files for bankruptcy

Published on November 13th, 2013 | by The GC Team

Spanish white goods manufacturer Fagor Electrodomésticos has filed for bankruptcy after it failed to get funding to refinance its debt. Fagor Ireland also filed for bankruptcy today and the Spanish company said that its other subsidiaries ... Read More


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John Lewis plans new store at Westfield London

Published on November 12th, 2013 | by The GC Team

John Lewis is to open a 230,000 sq ft, four-level department store at Westfield London, which will anchor the new Westfield extension by way of a “bold and impressive architectural statement.” The planned Westfield London extension ... Read More


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Big Red Sales partners with Dimplex

Published on November 11th, 2013 | by The GC Team

Big Red Sales Ltd has added Dimplex to its portfolio of brands and will be selling the company’s portable heaters and electric fires to independent retailers. Commenting on the announcement, Big Red Director Nick Alsbury said: ... Read More


Business

FagorBrandt files for insolvency

Published on November 8th, 2013 | by The GC Team

FagorBrandt, the French arm of the Fagor Electrodomésticos Group, has filed an application for insolvency in the Nanterre Commercial Court. A statement released today said the move “should allow the French business to continue to trade ... Read More


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