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Ikea plans 7,500 job cuts, but will hire 11,500 for online push

Ikea plans 7,500 job cuts, but will hire 11,500 for online push

23/11/2018 - 09:00
Swedish furniture giant Ikea said that it plans to cut 7,500 jobs worldwide by 2020, mainly office jobs, as it re-organises to focus its business on e-commerce and smaller shops in city centres. read more
Ikea to use only renewable and recycled materials by 2030

Ikea to use only renewable and recycled materials by 2030

25/06/2018 - 11:08
Ikea, the world’s biggest furniture retailer, plans to use only renewable and recycled materials in its products by 2030, in the latest commitment by a global store group to reducing its impact on the environment.  read more
Ikea commits to remove all single-use plastic products by 2020

Ikea commits to remove all single-use plastic products by 2020

07/06/2018 - 14:17
Ikea has announced a global commitment to remove all single-use plastic products by 2020 as part of its updated sustainability strategy. read more
Ikea strengthens distribution network

Ikea strengthens distribution network

19/01/2018 - 10:30
Home furnishings retailer Ikea is adding to its fulfillment capabilities.  read more
IKEA wraps up mammoth overhaul

IKEA wraps up mammoth overhaul

21/07/2016 - 09:24
Delft - In two medieval Dutch cities, IKEA's most senior executives are finalising the biggest overhaul at the Swedish-born furniture empire in over 30 years. read more
It’s beginning to look a lot like… Ikea - USA

It’s beginning to look a lot like… Ikea - USA

26/04/2016 - 12:45
The steel framing on Ikea’s future Memphis store has progressed far enough to allow for the installation of the chain’s iconic blue panels, a construction milestone that keeps the store on track to open this fall. read more
Ikea facilitates expansion - Canada

Ikea facilitates expansion - Canada

22/03/2016 - 08:52
Ikea is opening a new distribution centre in Ontario as the Swedish home furnishings retailer ramps up plans to double its footprint in Canada over the next 10 years. read more
Ikea touts kid’s education accomplishments - U.S.A.

Ikea touts kid’s education accomplishments - U.S.A.

19/01/2016 - 10:48
In pursuit of its altruistic mission of creating a better everyday life for people, Ikea’s efforts go beyond selling opening price point home goods in cavernous stores. read more
IKEA tests new retails format - UK

IKEA tests new retails format - UK

25/06/2015 - 13:16
London - IKEA Group plans to trial a new small-format store in Britain as it seeks to extend its reach across the country, the world's largest furniture retailer said on Wednesday (24 June).  read more
Ikea continues expansion with new Ohio store - USA

Ikea continues expansion with new Ohio store - USA

28/01/2015 - 09:39
Ohio - Ikea announced that it is submitting plans to the City of Columbus, Ohio, for a store that would increase the Swedish furniture retailer’s Ohio presence to two stores.  read more
Ikea’s store to feature Missouri’s largest solar array - USA

Ikea’s store to feature Missouri’s largest solar array - USA

15/01/2015 - 10:29
St. Louis -- Ikea plans to install solar energy panels on its 380,000-sq-ft. St. Louis store, due to open in fall 2015. Panel installation will begin this spring, with completion before the store’s opening, making the project the largest rooftop solar array in the State of Missouri. read more
Ikea may tighten carbon rules - Norway

Ikea may tighten carbon rules - Norway

14/10/2014 - 09:49
Oslo - Ikea Group, the world's biggest furniture retailer, may introduce an internal carbon emissions price to help its drive to protect the environment and create a "new and better" company, chief executive Peter Agnefjall said. read more
Foreign institutions buy into Steinhoff

Foreign institutions buy into Steinhoff

07/07/2014 - 14:47
Steinhoff’s foreign shareholding rose to about 55% on Thursday, ahead of its planned listing in Frankfurt, from about a third, thanks to placing shares with international investors. read more
UK: IKEA advert featuring gnomes being smashed receives 50 complaints to watchdog

UK: IKEA advert featuring gnomes being smashed receives 50 complaints to watchdog

29/05/2013 - 08:04
Viewers have complained to a watchdog that an IKEA advert of gnomes being smashed is “violent, frightening and offensive”. read more
Ikea pulls meatballs from 14 countries

Ikea pulls meatballs from 14 countries

26/02/2013 - 07:50
Stocholm Swedish furniture giant Ikea has withdrawn some of its company-branded meatballs in 14 European countries after horsemeat was found in the product by Czech authorities, the company said on Monday.  read more
Ikea ad sparks outrage

Ikea ad sparks outrage

25/01/2013 - 10:08
Bangkok - A Thai man and his girlfriend are shopping at a furniture store. She sees pillows on sale and gets excited, her feminine voice falls suddenly to a deep male-like tone. Shocked and horrified, her boyfriend runs off. read more
Ikea given approval to open stores in India

Ikea given approval to open stores in India

22/01/2013 - 09:24
Delhi, India -- A Monday report by Bloomberg said that Ikea has received the go-ahead from the Indian government to open outlets in the country, making it perhaps the first major foreign retailer to set up its own stores in the region. read more
Ikea brand worth 9 billion euros?

Ikea brand worth 9 billion euros?

10/08/2012 - 12:09
Stockholm - Swedish furniture giant Ikea said Thursday it had sold its trademark to one of its own subsidiaries for nine billion euros (11 billion dollars), the first time the company has put a book value on the brand.  read more
 Hitch in IKEA’s India plans

Hitch in IKEA’s India plans

09/07/2012 - 08:04
New Delhi - A dispute over sourcing regulations is clouding plans by Sweden's IKEA to open 25 of its trademark blue-and-yellow stores in India as it seeks new markets for its flat-pack furnishings. read more