MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Two well-known brands are breaking up after a one hundred year partnership.READ MORE: Coral Gables Man Refuses To Sell Family House Swallowed By Massive Development
Sears will no longer sell Whirlpool appliances in its stores.
The struggling retailer says Whirlpool was making demands that would make it virtually impossible to sell products at a competitive price.READ MORE: Tropical Storm Claudette Forms, Lashes Gulf Coast With Heavy Rain
Sears will also stop offering Maytag, KitchenAid, and Jenn-Air products, all of which are part of Whirlpool.
Sears has been increasingly losing ground to companies like Amazon and Home Depot.
Sears will sell its existing inventory of Whirlpool products but not order more. Whirlpool will keep making some products sold under Sears’ Kenmore brand.MORE NEWS: CDC’s Cruise Safety Regulations Thrown Out By Federal Court, Delivering Victory For Gov. Ron DeSantis
The Upton Machine Company, which became Whirlpool, sold its first order of washers to Sears, Roebuck & Company in 1916.