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Appliance sales slacken

Southeast Asia’s major domestic appliances (MDA) sector grew slower during the past 12 months due to weaker performances in Thailand and Indonesia. According to researcher GfK, over 20.5 billion units of air conditioners, washing machines, refrigerators, and microwave ovens were sold in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, Cambodia and Laos in the past 12 months, with sales totalling nearly $5.8 billion. Thailand’s political disruption earlier this year was one o…

Gome sees profit jump

Multi-channel strategy fuels Chinese appliance chain’s profit.

Vietnamese buying more domestic appliances

Vietnam now the fastest growing market for small domestic appliances in Southeast Asia.

Gome in turnaround

Chinese home appliance retailer back in the black.

Singaporeans buying more kitchen appliances

European brands dominate food preparation appliances market.

Vietnamese spending more on appliances

Airconditioners, refrigerators and washing machines record sales of 3.5 million units in the past 12 months.

SEA appliance boom rolls on

Consumers buying more domestic appliances as European brands gain share.

Southeast Asians buying more appliances

Study shows double digit growth momentum continues in sector.

Gome axes Hong Kong retail business

Chinese electrical appliances giant to close stores.

Bosch opens in Malaysia

German household appliances retailer opens first Malaysian store.

Gome sets turnaround plan

Appliance retailer to roll out new stores to catch rivals.

Haier tops brand rankings

China’s Haier gains the top spot in ‘Euromonitor’s Global Major Appliances 2012 Brand’ rankings – yet again.