Canyoneering is watery way to buoy spirits

...wading.The idea of the sport is to navigate a canyon using water flow as your trail, down into waterfalls, creeks and whirlpools. While canyoneering hot spots include Mexico's Copper Canyon, Colorado, the Pyrenees in Spain, the Blue Mountains in...

Electrolux to buy GE Appliances in $3.3B deal

...largest ever for Stockholm-based Electrolux, ranked as the world's second biggest home appliance maker after U.S. rival Whirlpool. The move needs regulatory approval and is expected to be completed in 2015,GE has sold devices to people for its entire...

Whirlpool to acquire Maytag

...by its larger appliance making rival Whirlpool Corp. for more than $1.7 billion...will be acquired for $21 a share. Whirlpool is also assuming $977 million of Maytag debt. Jeff Fettig, Whirlpool's CEO, offered reassurances that...

Whirlpool finishes takeover of Maytag

DES MOINES, Iowa - Whirlpool Corp. completed its acquisition of...and about 9.6 million shares of Whirlpool common stock, under the previously...in cash and 0.1193 of a share in Whirlpool stock for each share of Maytag stock...

Whirlpool offers Maytag more

DES MOINES, Iowa - Whirlpool Corp. on Wednesday raised its bid...sweetened bid of $1.62 billion Whirlpool offered Monday. The proposal also...of 50 percent cash and 50 percent Whirlpool stock, plus a $120 million "reverse...

Whirlpool to sell Hoover

...RAPIDS, Mich. - Appliance maker Whirlpool Corp. will sell its iconic Hoover...appliance business," Jeff M. Fettig, Whirlpool's chairman and chief executive, said in a written statement. Whirlpool acquired Hoover in its purchase of...

NFL coaches making presence felt in the locker rooms

...Ryan said. "I mean, they get intimidated because I'll be in shorts and that's about it because we have our sauna and whirlpool and I'll get in there. These are my guys. I'm comfortable wherever I am in that building. They're used to seeing...

Corporate eye on expansion could benefit funds

...might expect she was disappointed when Whirlpool, one of her funds' holdings, said...otherwise gone to increasing its dividend. Whirlpool on Friday said it would spend $1 billion...increased capital spending will help Whirlpool develop products and boost its future...

Whirlpool bath: So nice to come home to

...Designer clothes? Nope. How about a whirlpool bath? Bath and spa-maker Jacuzzi has...Ferrari designer Pininfarina to create whirlpool baths that are expected to make a splash...dubbed Morphosis, elevates the premium whirlpool experience beyond the notion of warm...

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Maytag plants closing

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Whirlpool Corp. said Wednesday that it will...after the Maytag acquisition extended Whirlpool's lead as the nation's biggest...Ohio, will absorb the production, Whirlpool spokesman Daniel Verakis said. Also...