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01/17/2012 Solid revenue growth in 2011, a satisfactory end of the year
Revenue up 8.6% to €3,965 million Like-for-like growth of 6.9% (at constant scope of consolidation and exchange rates) In the end, business remained firm in the fourth quarter, rising 4.7% like-for-like In 2011, the economic climate became gradually more difficult during the year. In the second half, most...
01/16/2012 1 000th LifeStore opens in China
Consumers flocked to buy cookware and small domestic electrical appliances at Supor’s thousandth LifeStore which opened in Lin Yi Ju Nan (Shandong Province) on December13. A dedicated Supor team has been developing the LifeStore business in China since 2006. For the past three years, stores have been opening at a rhythm of one every one...
01/04/2012 Silence Force® Extreme wins a Silver Decibel
Rowenta has won a “Silver Decibel” in the “Products and new Technologies” category for its Silence Force® Extreme "which boasts a noise level of 62 dB (A), which is unheard of for this type of appliance. The Golden Decibels award is organized by the French National Noise Council in conjunction with the...
12/21/2011 Groupe SEB wins Gold Finance and Law Trophy
Groupe SEB is among the award winners of the Law and Finance Trophies for 2011. It scooped the gold trophy for the “Best Industrial Property Department" in the “Legal Department Management” category. Every year, several juries made up of professionals single out individuals who have made the greatest contribution to...
12/19/2011 Continued Expansion in Emerging Economies: New Acquisition in India and Increased Equity...
On 16 December 2011, Groupe SEB acquired a majority interest in Maharaja Whiteline, a leading producer of small electrical appliances in India. The transaction gives SEB a 55% interest in the company, with the remaining shares held by its founder Harish Kumar and his family. Harish Kumar will continue to serve as Chairman and Chief Executive...
12/16/2011 Groupe SEB wins LSA Innovation Award
The French trade magazine LSA devoted to retail trends and mass consumption, held its 32nd Innovation Awards in Paris on December 7. The magazine rewards retail and industry professionals responsible for innovative products, concepts or marketing plans which stood out during the year. This year, the LSA jury, made up of the magazine...
12/06/2011 Rowenta invents the force of silence
Rowenta launches the most silent vacuum-cleaner on the market   Rowenta launches Silence Force Extreme: the most silent power vacuum-cleaner ever designed. Thanks to its exclusive patented technology, the vacuum-cleaner offers a unique combination of high force of suction and an unrivalled level of silence.
12/06/2011 Groupe SEB names François-Xavier Meyer Investment Director for SEB Alliance
François-Xavier MEYER joins Groupe SEB as an Investment Director of SEB Alliance. He will report to Bertrand NEUSCHWANDER, Senior Executive Vice-President of Groupe SEB in charge of Business Units and President of SEB Alliance.
11/30/2011 Groupe SEB and its customers gave Unicef 500,000 days of nutrition for children in...
As part of its commitment to Unicef’s nutrition programs, Groupe SEB has created a special range of cookware products under the TEFAL brand to help children in Madagascar. For every pan sold, Groupe SEB donated €1 to Unicef, which represents one day of nutrition.
11/03/2011 A new commitment between Tefal and UNICEF
A new commitment between Tefal and UNICEF Since September 2010, Tefal has been engaged with the humanitarian organization UNICEF, already acting in more than 150 countries for health, education and child’s protection. Tefal carries on its action today with a new nutritional support program, focusing on vulnerable or highly exposed...