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June 10, 2014

Fernando Madeira will succeed Joel Anderson as president and CEO of Walmart.com to help the retailer further a growth strategy focused on winning at the integration of physical and digital. Anderson left to become president of fast-growing teen and pre-teen retailer Five Below. 

September 9, 2013

Deere & Company has made plans to invest $40 million to manufacture its high-horsepower 8R tractors at the company's factory in Montenegro, Brazil.

The move is part of a larger strategy to expand Deere's market presence in Brazil. The company currently builds other kinds of tractors in Montenegro, but not the popular 8R model. 

June 17, 2013

Lifetime Brands has appointed Daniel Siegel as president. Since joining the company in 1992, Siegel has held various positions, including senior VP sales and executive VP. He also serves on the boards of directors of Grupo Vasconia S.A.B., Lifetime’s 30%-owned partner company in Mexico, and GS Internacional S/A, the company’s 40%-owned partner company in Brazil.

September 12, 2010

Toledo, Ohio-based Owens Corning announced plans to divest its fiberglass reinforcements plant in Capivari, Brazil....

October 5, 2008

While the China International Hardware Show highlighted trends worldwide this fall, the event simmered with...

October 5, 2008

Lincoln Electric is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of arc welding products....

December 20, 2007

Wood products giant Louisiana-Pacific has announced a planned joint venture agreement with Chile’s Masisa, for...

December 16, 2007

Eco-friendly products are not just a growing category in home decor: they’re a trend, a...

November 27, 2007

The retailer will invest $649 million in the country, including 36 new retail outlets....

July 15, 2007

American Standard plans to relocate the ceramics manufacturing business to “more cost-effective locations.”...

June 10, 2007

When legislators talk about phasing out one of the all-time great home channel products—the incandescent...

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