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Posted on 6 March 2018 | 12:27 pm
Steinhoff lessons: Confused board, overpaid
BizNewsSteinhoff lessons: Confused board, overpaid CEO sparked mess – Ted BlackBizNewsFrom the start in 1943 the late Ingvar Kamprad, for whom wasting resources was a “mortal sin”, aimed for constant cost reduction and quality. IKEA's managers don't do it by laying off people and cutting capex – they weaken a firm. They do it by using ...
Posted on 5 March 2018 | 8:56 pm
No hometown statue for Ikea founder Ingvar
The Local SwedenNo hometown statue for Ikea founder Ingvar KampradThe Local SwedenThe town in rural Sweden where Ikea was born will not erect a statue in tribute to the company's founder Ingvar Kamprad, who passed away in January. Älmhult municipality in Småland, southern Sweden, is in discussions over how Kamprad's legacy should be ...
Posted on 21 February 2018 | 11:23 pm
Ingvar Kamprad - MAG The Weekly (press
MAG The Weekly (press release) (blog)Ingvar KampradMAG The Weekly (press release) (blog)Ingvar Feodor Kamprad was born in Pjateryd, Sweden, on March 30, 1926. He attended local schools and studied business in Goteborg. He founded the global Ikea empire in 1943, using money his father gave him for chores to register his mail-order business ...
Posted on 19 February 2018 | 1:52 am
Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad changed our
Toronto StarIkea founder Ingvar Kamprad changed our world by designToronto StarThe story was really about how they spent month-long stints in different cities by staying in people's apartments through Airbnb, but I found one detail quite telling: the one universal thing about the different homes they stayed in was that all of the ...
Posted on 17 February 2018 | 8:03 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