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IKEA

Frugal

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

These folks have money, but they also have restraint.
IKEA

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.
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.
IKEA

Ikea Issues Repair Kits for 27 Million Dressers After Child Deaths

The line of MALM chests and dressers has been sold since 2002.
Marketing

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

The café, in London, will seat diners in Ikea beds.
Viral Videos

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.
Viral Videos

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.'
Ready For Anything

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.
Publicity Stunts

Publicity Stunt Du Jour: Spend the Night at IKEA Thanks to Airbnb

Sleep tight. The furniture is already assembled and you get to keep the sheets.
Trademarks

Ikea Wants to Shut Down a Popular Blog, But Is it the Right Move?

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.
Fab

On the Heels of Cutting a Third of Its Staff, Fab Buys a Finnish Furniture Company

The troubled ecommerce site paid ‘tens of millions' for an Ikea-like company that makes "Nordic interior design originals."
Marketing

From Google to Warby Parker: The Origins Behind 10 of the Wackiest Company Names

Business owners are increasingly throwing out the rulebook when it comes to playing the name game. Here are the anecdotes behind 10 of our favorites.