News and Articles About IKEA
A brainstorm turned Ingvar Kamprad, the founder of IKEA, from a mail-order business owner into an entrepreneur who turned the furniture industry upside down.
Tipped-over furniture or television sets kill a U.S. child every two weeks, according to U.S. commission.
These folks have money, but they also have restraint.
Ingvar Kamprad celebrated his 90th birthday today. Worth an estimated $39.3 billion, the entrepreneur went from a humble beginning to one of the richest people on the planet.
Bolanile Maté of Be Better Paris explains how the Swedish have turned their country into a company, and they want to spread the wealth.
The line of MALM chests and dressers has been sold since 2002.
The café, in London, will seat diners in Ikea beds.
Although sadly, the furniture won't charge iPhones.
'Late night shopping may never be the same again,' the homeware retailer warns.
'It's not a digital book, or an ebook,' an IKEA exec describes the company's forthcoming catalogue in reverent tones evoking Apple's lead designer Jony Ive. 'It's a bookbook.'
Our society values skills, but everyone is obsessed with results. The problem with this is that it can become easy to get trapped focusing on results when you should really be building your skills.
Sleep tight. The furniture is already assembled and you get to keep the sheets.
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The clash between the furniture store and the blog IKEAhackers.net underlines the difficulties of brands keeping control of their image in the Internet age.