Three people have been stabbed with a knife at the Ikea store in Västerås in Sweden. Two of them, a mother and a son, are reported dead. The prime suspect is… Read more »
UN refugee agency UNHCR has received a grant of 38 million EUR from the IKEA Foundation to help the refugees and host communities in Burkina Faso and Ethiopia. ”We believe… Read more »
The planning committee in Vestby municipality has approved the zoning plan for the Ikea development. A new Ikea, together with an expansion of Norwegian Outlet, might open in 2018.
Now Ikea’s plans in Kållered Köpstad outside Gothenburg will be revealed. A new department store with a shopping mall to be presented to the public next week. “We hope for proposals… Read more »
While Ikea opens new concept in the Nordic, the furniture giant drops the plans for a large downtown department store in Stockholm. “We are now choosing to look at other… Read more »
Ikea has now opened its new, but different store, in Tromsø. Waiting for the regular most northern department store in 2019, Ikea’s trialing the showroom and pick up-station concept for the first time in… Read more »
Ikea makes an unusual deal and buys the iconic Swedish design team 10-gruppen’s business. And the team’s store that shut down in February might open again – in the heart of… Read more »
Updated: Ikea will open a new department store in the heart of Copenhagen, at Dybbølsbro next to Fisketorvet, in 2018. It will be the second Ikea with the city concept… Read more »
Ikea takes on another unusual marketing campaign. The furniture giant has launched the site Wedding online where people can get married in beautiful environments – online. The service is designed considering… Read more »
The collaboration between Ikea and UNHCR has resulted in a new, safer, innovative and more durable shelter for refugee families around the world. UNHCR has made an agreement for 10,000 units… Read more »
American furniture brand Emeco is to sue Ikea for damages for allegedly copying a chair designed by Norman Foster. ”We have started an action against Ikea in Germany for damages… Read more »
Ikea trials a new marketing strategy by launching a live 24-hour interview. In seven episodes stand up-comedian and tv-host Kristoffer Appelquist meet Swedish personalities in a talkshow where viewers can influence the program… Read more »
Ikea has stopped plans by thousands of people to play hide-and-seek in its stores in the Netherlands. 63,000 signed up dutch Facebook group members now have to play somewhere else.
Ikea is shutting down its magazine in Russia to avoid violating the “Gay Propaganda” ban. ”We observe the laws of the countries in which we operate,” Ikea says.
Several Swedish city centers are experiencing decreasing retail sales when external shopping centers grow. But a licentiate thesis made by a HUI Research PhD points out a positive effect on… Read more »
Jyväskylä will get an Ikea this summer. But it’s a smaller version for a very limited assortment, kitchen services and delivery point for online purchases. ”A part of our multichannel… Read more »
Danish cities smaller than 40 000 residents should have the right to decide themselves whether a hypermarket or a shopping center is allowed to establish outside the city centre. That… Read more »
Ikea reports a new record year, ending in August 2014. Sweden and Denmark reports their best performance ever – and Finland reached a small increase of sales, but a decreasing… Read more »
Ikea adds another 12,000 square meters of land property to its headquarter in Malmö. This might lead to more cuts at the Helsingborg office.
Ikea invests 19 billion SEK in Russia. “We aim to double our sales by 2020,” says Daniela Rogosic to DN.
The sale of Skärholmen centrum, also known as SKHLM, south of Stockholm is now confirmed. Grosvenor acquires the mall for 350 million EUR. This is also the last piece of… Read more »
After seven years introducing Ikea in Korea, the man who delivered the brand’s first store is heading back to Sweden. Patrick Schuerpf, the project manager of Ikea in Korea, has… Read more »
Ikea merges its Russian, Chinese and Inter Ikea centres in Europe into one global shopping centre company. All future shopping centres will be anchored by Ikea stores and most often accessible… Read more »
Thomas Carlzon, president of Ikea AB for nine years, resigns next year. ”I turn 60 next year and we have a plan for 2017. I think it’s logical a new… Read more »