Gorenje, the Slovenian manufacturer famed for its creative and innovative appliances, welcomes the investigation by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) into extended warranties for electrical goods*.

The sale of extended warranties is worth more than £750million a year to those who sell them, but the OFT is concerned that they are too expensive and consumers are not getting value for money*.

Gorenje offers a market-leading free five year parts and labour guarantee on all its built-in single and double ovens, hobs, hoods and built-in cooling plus selected freestanding products, including the new Simplicity range. All other appliances are automatically covered by a free two year parts and labour guarantee, offering real value for both the consumer and retailer.

Ruth Ferguson, Gorenje’s Marketing Manager, says: “Now more than ever, consumers are looking for the best possible value for money, and will consider every aspect when they choose a new appliance. For this reason, any retailer who can offer products with a watertight, extensive guarantee such as Gorenje’s, is going to be of interest to the consumer. Gorenje’s guarantee offers the consumer excellent added value, with complete peace of mind.”

For further information about Gorenje’s guarantees, please contact your Area Sales Manager, call Gorenje on 0208 247 3980 or visit the website at www.gorenje.co.uk


27th April 2011

* As reported by the BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-13082782

Editors’ Notes:
About Gorenje
Established 60 years ago, Gorenje is one of Europe’s leading home appliance manufacturers, combining state-of-the-art technology with superior design and great value. Four million Gorenje appliances are sold every year in over 70 countries. Headquartered in Slovenia, the Gorenje Group employs approximately 10,800 people around the world. With its innovative, technologically perfected, environmentally friendly and stylish products, Gorenje is aiming to become the creator of the most innovative design-led home appliances in the world.

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