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IKEA's 'Open Platform' Embraces Furniture Hacking
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IKEA's 'Open Platform' Embraces Furniture Hacking

Dubbed 'Delaktig,' the new range of modular goods is expected to launch in 2018.
IKEA Agrees to $50 Million Settlement in Fatal Dresser Case
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IKEA Agrees to $50 Million Settlement in Fatal Dresser Case

Two U.S. toddlers died in separate 2014 incidents when MALM dressers fell on them. A 22-month-old boy was killed this year in a similar incident.
How a Price Simplifying Epiphany Turned IKEA Into a Billion-Dollar Business
Growth Strategies

How a Price Simplifying Epiphany Turned IKEA Into a Billion-Dollar Business

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.
Richard Koch
IKEA Recalls 36 Million Chests, Dressers After Six Deaths
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IKEA Recalls 36 Million Chests, Dressers After Six Deaths

Tipped-over furniture or television sets kill a U.S. child every two weeks, according to U.S. commission.
Lifestyles of the Rich and Frugal: 7 Thrifty Millionaires and Billionaires
Frugal

Lifestyles of the Rich and Frugal: 7 Thrifty Millionaires and Billionaires

These folks have money, but they also have restraint.
Carly Okyle
IKEA's Billionaire Founder Turns 90: Here's How He Built His Furniture Empire
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IKEA's Billionaire Founder Turns 90: Here's How He Built His Furniture Empire

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.
Tanza Loudenback
Sweden the Country Is Now Sweden the Brand -- and You Can Get in on It, Too
Entrepreneur Network

Sweden the Country Is Now Sweden the Brand -- and You Can Get in on It, Too

Bolanile Maté of Be Better Paris explains how the Swedish have turned their country into a company, and they want to spread the wealth.
Entrepreneur Network
Ikea Issues Repair Kits for 27 Million Dressers After Child Deaths
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Ikea Issues Repair Kits for 27 Million Dressers After Child Deaths

The line of MALM chests and dressers has been sold since 2002.
Carly Okyle
IKEA Is Opening a Pop-Up Café That Serves Breakfast in Bed
Marketing

IKEA Is Opening a Pop-Up Café That Serves Breakfast in Bed

The café, in London, will seat diners in Ikea beds.
Kate Taylor
Soon You'll Be Able to Buy IKEA Furniture That Charges Your Electronics Wirelessly
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Soon You'll Be Able to Buy IKEA Furniture That Charges Your Electronics Wirelessly

Although sadly, the furniture won't charge iPhones.
Laura Entis
Watch IKEA's Spooky Halloween Ad That Pays Perfect Homage to 'The Shining'
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Watch IKEA's Spooky Halloween Ad That Pays Perfect Homage to 'The Shining'

'Late night shopping may never be the same again,' the homeware retailer warns.
Geoff Weiss
IKEA Skewers Apple's High-Minded Marketing in Hilarious Viral Sketch
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IKEA Skewers Apple's High-Minded Marketing in Hilarious Viral Sketch

'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.'
Geoff Weiss
Business Skills

How to Build Skills That Are Valuable: Lessons Learned From Selling Matches

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.
James Clear