STOCKHOLM — Sweden’s Electrolux is buying the appliances business of General Electric for $3.3 billion, boosting its presence on the North American market, the companies said Monday. The acquisition is the largest ever for Stockholm-based Electrolux, ranked as the world’s second biggest ...Read More »
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The operation’s codename was Project Sunset, and John Allen was Mecklenburg County’s agent on the case. He runs the numbers. The 2009 Project Sunset assignment was one of his first undercover operations since signing on as the county’s economic development ...Read More »
Electrolux has partnered with style-maven Camille Styles to reinvent the art of doing laundry, taking the drab out of the dingy laundry area to create a “design utopia.” In a release, the Charlotte appliance manufacturer says laundry rooms can be ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – About a week after the Charlotte City Council gave its stamp of approval – and more than $2 million – for Electrolux to expand its North American headquarters in the University Area, the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners ...
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CHARLOTTE – The contentious streetcar project, which Mayor Patrick Cannon said has now been in front of four mayors, last night got a boost when the City Council approved spending $12 million to advance the design of the $126 million ...
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For those of us old enough to remember the 1960s-era TV show, “The Jetsons” depicted a technologically advanced future replete with flying cars, jetpacks, robotic maids and lots of other labor savings devices. While we still have a way to ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Electrolux, the Swedish appliance company, will spend $85 million to expand its North American headquarters in the University area, the company revealed Friday after the N.C. Economic Investment Committee awarded it a job development investment grant. The expansion ...Read More »
Electrolux Major Appliances and First Texas Homes have formed a partnership to provide energy-efficient appliances to all First Texas homebuyers. First Texas, one of the largest regional homebuilders in Texas, has more than 60 communities in Dallas, Fort Worth and ...
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Robb Hudson was frustrated with Mecklenburg County. The North American vice president for Leicestershire, England-based Winbro Group Technologies had hoped the county would take more of an interest in the company when it began shopping this year for a location ...
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