RECENT NEWS
Forbes  Jul 12  Comment 
Swedish home furnishing giant IKEA has suffered more than a black eye in China with its clumsy handling of a product recall.  It received a broken nose, a fat lip, and probably more.  All, unfortunately, a result of its own bad decisions.
Clusterstock  Jul 4  Comment 
By Anna Ringstrom ALMHULT, Sweden (Reuters) - Budget furniture giant IKEA is stepping up efforts to improve the quality of its products and to streamline manufacturing to pare costs, aiming to meet changing shopper expectations and take on new...
Yahoo  Jun 8  Comment 
The head of IKEA Group, which owns most IKEA furniture stores worldwide, said on Wednesday he expected sales to grow about 8-10 percent in the company's fiscal year through end-August. Chief Executive Peter Agnefjall also told Reuters the budget...
guardian.co.uk  May 19  Comment 
On average, store prices fell, meaning the economy gains little from our appetite for stuff, as manufacturing continues to falter Department stores were one of the big winners last month in the race to win customers. Furniture stores were not far...
The Economic Times  Apr 21  Comment 
Myntra had restricted its presence to apparel and accessories, but will now take on focused players in the space such as Urban Ladder, Pepperfry, Nykaa and Bluestone.
TechCrunch  Oct 8  Comment 
 HipVan, an online furniture store based in Singapore, has closed a $3.3 million Series A funding round. The investment was led by Golden Gate Ventures, the Singapore-based VC that recently announced its second, $50 million fund, with...
The Economic Times  Sep 20  Comment 
IKEA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Swedish home furnishing major IKEA, says it will strengthen its activities to support children, youth and women in India.
The Times of India  Aug 25  Comment 
Global home furnishing major IKEA is betting big on India as the next major destination for its global expansion plans.
guardian.co.uk  Jul 19  Comment 
Swedish furniture chain provides major boost for Living Wage Foundation saying rise in pay makes good business sense Campaigners challenging big businesses over low pay have received a major boost after Ikea became the first large national...




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