South Korean company's woes expand from exploding smartphones to imploding washing machines.
Samsung's standing with consumers became all the more tenuous on Wednesday when the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission warned owners of potential "safety issues" related to the company's top-loading washing machines.
While Samsung Electronics Co. grapples with a recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, it is now dealing with complaints about another product: its washing machines.
Samsung is in discussions about "potential safety issues" concerning some of its washing machines after a class-action lawsuit complained the appliances were exploding, the company said Wednesday.
Samsung has another explosive problem. The company, still reeling from its exploding smartphone problem, said on Wednesday that it is talking to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) about faulty washing machines built be...