Ikea

Meet the woman behind Ikea's living wage calculator

Aug 6, 2014
Ikea will use an MIT project to set wages in its stores across the U.S.
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Ikea: New Yorkers spend a lot of time in the bathroom

Jun 5, 2014
In which Ikea reveals it knows way too much about us.
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CGI in ads grows more popular

Nov 5, 2012
The Swedish furniture maker Ikea increasingly relies on CGI -- computer-generated imagery -- to "make" the items in its catalog. It's enough to raise the question of whether computer graphics could ever replace people in the fashion photography business.
Posted In: fashion, CGI, Ikea, Black Friday

Made in IKEA?

Oct 1, 2012
IKEA says it regrets a decision to airbrush women out of its Saudi Arabian catalogs. The images included one of a mom in her p.j.s, standing at the bathroom sink with her young son.
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Build your flat-packed furniture faster

Feb 22, 2012
There's no way IKEA furniture is this easy.
Posted In: video, Ikea, frustration

IKEA posts record profits for 2011

Jan 20, 2012
Despite the global downturn, and more recently, the European debt crisis, IKEA has continued to thrive as a global business.
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Ikea ends sale of incandescent light bulbs

Jan 5, 2011
The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 mandated that all US retailers stop selling incandescent light bulbs by 2012. If you're like most...
Posted In: government, Ikea, Law, manufacturing

No more incandescents at Ikea

Jan 4, 2011
This final note today, from the Swedish furniture company Ikea. The company confirmed this morning it has stopped selling old-style incandescent ...
Posted In: Ikea, LED