Samsung Electronics posts condolences on death of Queen Elizabeth II
Samsung Electronics mourned the death of Queen Elizabeth II, posting a condolence message on its British website.
“We stand united in grief with the people of the UK in mourning the loss of Her Majesty The Queen,” the statement read. “We offer our deepest condolences to the Royal Family, and we commemorate the Queen’s immense contribution to the world through a lifetime devoted to selfless public service.”
The electronics maker plans to close its service centers on Sept. 19, during the state funeral of the deceased matriarch. It will also reduce its marketing and promotional presence during the mourning period.
Samsung Electronics has supplied refrigerators, washing machines and dish washers to the Royal family since 2015 as a holder of the Royal Warrant.
A Royal Warrants of Appointment is a mark of recognition for companies who have supplied the Royal households with goods for the last 5 years and currently have an ongoing trade arrangement.
LG Electronics similarly offered condolences on its British website.
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