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  1. IKEA is an acronym comprising the initials of the founder's name (Ingvar Kamprad), farm where he grew up (Elmtaryd) and home village (Agunnaryd).
  2. IKEA is a Swedish home furnishings retailer. (Web site)
  3. IKEA is one of the few store chains to have locations both in Israel and in other Middle Eastern nations. (Web site)
  4. IKEA is a company operating on an international scale. (Web site)
  5. IKEA is a Sweden Swedish home furniture furnishings retailer.


  1. Most IKEA stores communicate the IKEA policy on environmental issues in the "as-is". (Web site)
  2. IKEA's goals of sustainability and environmental design in their merchandise may be trumped by the impact a new IKEA store can have on a community:. (Web site)

Ikea Stores

  1. Store format - Newer IKEA stores are usually very large blue boxes with few windows.
  2. Newer IKEA stores are usually very large blue buildings with few windows. (Web site)
  3. The vast majority of IKEA stores are located outside of city centres, primarily because of land cost and traffic access. (Web site)

Inter Ikea

  1. Ikea guilty of 'cultural imperialism': Danes. (Web site)
  2. The ownership of Inter IKEA Systems is exceedingly complicated and, ultimately, uncertain. (Web site)
  3. In 1990, IKEA invited Karl-Henrik Rob--rt, founder of The Natural Step, to address its board of directors. (Web site)
  4. Inter IKEA Holding, in turn, belongs to an identically named company in the Netherlands Antilles that is run by a trust company based in Cura--ao. (Web site)

Ingka Holding

  1. Of the IKEA stores in 36 countries, 235 are run by the INGKA Holding. (Web site)
  2. INGKA Holding BV is the ultimate parent company for all IKEA Group companies, including the industrial group Swedwood. (Web site)

Ikea Systems

  1. Every IKEA store, including those run by Ingka Holding, pays a franchise fee of 3% of the revenue to Inter IKEA Systems. (Web site)
  2. The researchers accuse IKEA of imperialism.
  3. The IKEA corporate structure is divided into two main parts: operations and franchising. (Web site)
  4. IKEA has shown leadership in adopting more environmentally friendly measures in its manufacturing processes.
  5. IKEA contends that it has been a pioneering force in sustainable approaches to mass consumer culture.

Pick Up

  1. Pick up a flatpack at Ikea ",, 2005 - 02-02. (Web site)
  2. In particular, it gives 25% off the price of commissioned ranges of IKEA products on presentation of the card. (Web site)
  3. The writer talks about his visit to IKEA's HQ in --lmhult " IKEA: Flat-pack accounting ", The Economist, 2006 - 05-11. (Web site)
  4. You know the names of a multitude of IKEA items. (Web site)
  5. The IKEA Group is owned by a foundation, Stichting INGKA Foundation , which is registered in the Netherlands. (Web site)


  1. Newer IKEA stores, like the one in Koblenz, Germany, make more use of glass, both for aesthetic and functional reasons. (Web site)
  2. In Hong Kong, where shop space is limited and costly, IKEA has opened three outlets across the city, which are actually part of shopping malls. (Web site)
  3. Most IKEA stores offer an "as-is" area at the end of the warehouse just prior to the cashiers. (Web site)
  4. IKEA's stores feature playrooms for children and Swedish cuisine restaurants. (Web site)
  5. Like all big-box stores, IKEA stores draw consumers from a very large area. (Web site)


  1. Ikea to introduce UK magazine in February. (Web site)
  2. In Australia, IKEA is operated by two companies. (Web site)
  3. Germany, with 43 stores, is IKEA's biggest market, followed by the United States, with 34. (Web site)
  4. In 1945 the first IKEA advertisements appeared in local newspapers. (Web site)
  5. Kamprad soon realized the potential for IKEA's expansion into new markets worldwide.


  1. And people did just what IKEA had hoped: they wisely chose the products with the best value for the money. (Web site)
  2. A Detour was performed there IKEA products were heavily featured in the season premiere of Project Runway, season three.


  1. IKEA has also expanded their product base to include flat-pack houses, in an effort to cut prices involved in a first-time buyer's home. (Web site)
  2. A year later, an expanded version of the IKEA catalog became available.


  1. As such, IKEA brought action in the Supreme Court of British Columbia successfully preventing a competitor in Victoria from using the name Idea.
  2. With worldwide expansion moving along successfully, IKEA continued to enter new markets around the globe in the 1980s.


  1. IKEA also sells lingonberry jam in a wide array of sizes, including buckets. (Web site)
  2. In conjunction with the card, IKEA also publishes and sells a printed quarterly magazine titled IKEA Family Live which supplements the card and catalogue. (Web site)


  1. The IKEA Website contains about 12,000 products and is the closest representation of the entire IKEA range. (Web site)
  2. The distinctive orange card is free of charge and can be used to obtain discounts on a special range of products found in each IKEA store.
  3. For IKEA, helping create a better everyday life means offering a wide range of home furnishings in IKEA stores.


  1. Notes - # note Catalogue IKEA Q&A section, on the Swedish language site (
  2. One can buy IKEA's specialty foodstuffs, such as Swedish meatballs from the store.


  1. To cut transportation costs, IKEA uses flat packaging; customers assemble the products at home. (Web site)
  2. IKEA is characterized by its efforts to offer high-quality items at low prices.
  3. IKEA is famous for its affordable furniture which consumers are required to assemble for themselves. (Web site)
  4. There were several reasons for IKEA to start designing its own furniture. (Web site)
  5. Because of a boycott from IKEA's suppliers, the company was forced to design its own furniture. (Web site)


  1. It was also the location for the first IKEA "warehouse" store which came to serve as a model for IKEA establishments elsewhere. (Web site)
  2. In many locations the IKEA restaurants open daily before the rest of the store and serve a cheap breakfast. (Web site)


  1. Although they were in the U.S. before the United Kingdom and other European countries, IKEA had very few stores until recently. (Web site)
  2. IKEA now has 278 stores in over 35 countries. (Web site)
  3. Soon there were ten IKEA stores in five European countries.


  1. In 1975 the first IKEA in Australia was opened; in 1976 a store opened in Canada; and in 1978 a store was placed in Singapore.
  2. The first IKEA store was opened in Sweden in 1958. (Web site)
  3. IKEA's plan to build a much larger store in Dublin caused the law to be put up for debate. (Web site)
  4. IKEA has today around 200 stores around the world in Europe, America and Asia.
  5. In 1994, IKEA opened its first store in Taiwan.


  1. Although IKEA household products and furniture are designed in Sweden, they are largely manufactured in developing countries to keep down costs. (Web site)
  2. Although there are some notable exceptions, most product names are based on a special naming system developed by IKEA. (Web site)


  1. The opening of the showroom was an important moment in the development of the IKEA concept. (Web site)
  2. This prompted the opening of the first IKEA store outside Sweden, near Oslo in Norway, in 1963.


  1. Furniture was first added to the IKEA product range in 1948 and, in 1955, IKEA began to design its own furniture. (Web site)
  2. IKEA furniture is well known for its modern (often unusual) design. (Web site)
  3. As pointed out by circuit lecturer Will Novosedlik, IKEA embodies the principles of design reform begun by William Morris and John Ruskin. (Web site)


  1. Following IKEA tradition, though, the only cashier is located on the lowest floor. (Web site)
  2. According to Canadian broadcaster, CTV, "IKEA's publications have developed an almost cult-like following online. (Web site)


  1. IKEA ran a commercial widely thought to be the first commercial featuring a gay couple. (Web site)
  2. Currently in Canada, IKEA is featuring a $1 breakfast including scrambled eggs, sausage, and a roll.


  1. IKEA products are identified by single word names. (Web site)
  2. Every IKEA product is identified by a name, either Swedish in origin or Swedish-sounding. (Web site)


  1. IKEA's innovations ranged from table legs which fixed into place with snap locks, to kitchen chairs that were assembled with one screw.
  2. Then, by lucky inspiration, one early IKEA employee decided to remove a table's legs so it would fit into a car, and to avoid transport damage. (Web site)


  1. One by one, IKEA tries to manufacture its products for customer transport by car. (Web site)
  2. The mail-order business continued to flourish as well, helping to further expand IKEA's customer range.


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