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October 21, 2014

Despite new energy-related regulations, Electrolux CEO Keith McLoughlin said North America continues to deliver healthy sales results for the Stockholm, Sweden-based company.

In its third quarter, Electrolux operating income increased almost 30% to SEK 1.4 billion ($194 million).

April 2, 2014

Around the globe, sellers from country A who promote their products as “Made in country A” are quick to point out that country A products are known for their quality, even by buyers from country C.

Let’s call it “the universal theory of country-of-origin quality,” and it was on full display at the recent Internationale Eisenwarenmesse (International Hardware Fair) in Cologne, Germany.

August 15, 2013

Swedish retailer IKEA has bought a wind farm in Ireland to power its furniture stores in Dublin and Belfast, according to a report in the Belfast Telegraph. 

October 29, 2012

Mohawk Industries has agreed to purchase Pergo, one of the original manufacturers of laminate flooring, for $150 million in cash. Pergo's sales in 2011 were approximately $320 million in the United States and Europe, and the deal would include two production facilities in the United States and two in Sweden.

April 9, 2012

Bona US, the North American subsidiary of Bona AB in Sweden, awarded its 2011 Retailer of the Year designation to two Bering’s Hardware stores in Houston.

“Bering’s Hardware sold almost four times the Bona floor care products over other retail partners. It’s a great success story,” said Travis Stuckey, national accounts manager, hardware and paint, Bona US.

September 8, 2010

Stockholm, Sweden-based Atlas Copco Tools and Assembly Systems has agreed to buy the sales and...

September 20, 2007

Inge Thulin is executive vp-international operations for 3M....

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