From Malm to Raskmölle, the surprisingly
Business Insider NordicFrom Malm to Raskmölle, the surprisingly simple logic behind IKEA's charming product namesBusiness Insider NordicThe origins of the naming system go back to the company's 90-year old billionaire founder, Ingvar Kamprad, and his struggle with dyxlexia, writes Quartz. In the early days of Ikea, Kamprad had problems remembering the order of numbers in various item ...
Posted on 9 March 2017 | 7:26 am
Let's applaud history's greatest teenagers -
Let's applaud history's greatest teenagersFort Madison Daily DemocratIngvar Kamprad, Swedish business magnate and founder of IKEA, who muttered, “Who cares if they won't let me sit at the popular kids' cafeteria table? I'll just build my own!” - Norwegian Expressionist painter Edvard Munch, who – years before committing ...and more »
Posted on 9 March 2017 | 6:08 am
IKEA brand is exclusive, no confusion with
IKEA brand is exclusive, no confusion with AIKYA GLOBALLexology (registration)In the year 1943, the founder of IKEA namely Ingvar Kamprad (Swedish national) created IKEA from his initials (I.K) plus the first letters of Emltaryd and Agunnaryd, the farm and village where he grew up. IKEA is a coined mark and Ikea is honest and ...
Posted on 8 March 2017 | 7:22 am
SEB Banka to loan EUR 35.4 mln for
SEB Banka to loan EUR 35.4 mln for construction of IKEA store in RigaThe Baltic CourseThe Swedish furniture and household goods company IKEA was founded in 1943 by Ingvar Kamprad. Presently IKEA manages more than 400 stores in almost 50 countries across the globe, and around 10 % of stores are managed by franchise companies.
Posted on 7 March 2017 | 6:24 am
Many of the world's billionaires are getting
Many of the world's billionaires are getting older – and plotting what's nextThe Spokesman-ReviewSwedish billionaire Ingvar Kamprad and Germany's Dieter Schwarz side-stepped that risk through elaborate, tax-friendly holding structures they created to control assets when they're gone. Italian billionaire Leonardo Del Vecchio, 81, sold Luxottica ...and more »
Posted on 3 March 2017 | 10:13 am
How to become a millionaire
What do you picture when you hear the word "millionaire?" Perhaps a well-groomed senior, lounging in a bathrobe, sipping champagne and overlooking acres of achievement from the portico of a mansion? You think you can never be a millionaire. But what if you can?
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 7:25 pm
Ikea starts construction on gargantuan Las
IKEA, the popular Swedish furniture dealer and meatball slinger, broke ground today on a 351,000-square-foot superstore in Las Vegas. Company officials and construction management crews ...
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 2:27 pm
IKEA is now serving vegan veggie balls
IKEA is adding vegan veggie balls and...
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 12:15 pm
Ikea has a new twist on one of its most
Before we go any further, let's get this out of the way. Ikea is not getting rid of its famous Swedish meatball, a billion of which are sold every year. Now you can relax.
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 12:35 pm
IKEA bosses in China demand crackdown on
The Swedish furniture shop has banned visitors to their Chinese shops taking off their shoes to nap on their display beds and sofas, after the problem became widespread across China.
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 6:50 am
How IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad became one
Swedish business magnate Ingvar Kamprad has been at the helm of IKEA, one of the world's largest furniture stores and most beloved brands, for more than 70 years. With a net worth of $48.1 billion, he's now one of the world's richest self-made billionaires.
Posted on 16 August 2015 | 7:30 pm