San Antonio — The Progressive Retailers Organization was at the Westin La Cantera Hill Coun
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. — LG Electronics USA is rolling out what it describes as the industry’s first top-load steam washer to feature a certified anti-allergen cycle.
LG’s Allergiene steam system, which it debuted in a front-load configuration in 2008, is certified “asthma & allergy friendly” by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA).
Louisville, Ky. — GE began production last month of what it describes as the most energy-efficient and feature-laden top-load washer in the company’s history.
The new line, manufactured domestically at GE’s sprawling Appliance Park facility, here, was developed in response to rapid growth within the high-efficiency (HE) top-load category. Indeed, HE top loaders are now the fastest-growing segment of the washer market, a company spokesperson told TWICE, outpacing and even cannibalizing sales of front-load washers, which had enjoyed a decade-long ride.