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Ikea buys land damaged by hurricane in Florida to plant forests

The world's biggest furniture brand operates through a franchise system with Ingka Group the main retailer.

Ikea supports people and planet with latest social partnerships

Furniture giant Ikea has partnered with social businesses in Southeast Asia to provide jobs for minority groups and brin...

‘I felt so supported’: How Ikea is evolving its refugee program

Globally, Ikea has committed to supporting at least 2500 refugees by 2023 through job training and language skills initi...

World’s largest Ikea set to launch in the Philippines

Ikea Philippines online store has also launched earlier this month after a soft launch in September.

Officeworks, Ikea, Kmart join campaign to bring retail emission to net-zero

“I know we don’t have all the answers right now, however what I do know is that if we join forces together we can work o...

Ikea launching online marketplace for second-hand goods

As soon as next year, Ikea will allow online customers to browse and ‘reserve’ used items, which they can then go to a s...

Ikea trials mobile checkout in Queensland stores

From today onward, customers will be able to use the Ikea App to scan a product’s barcode, creating a virtual shopping c...

Amazon, Ikea commit to using zero-carbon shipping fuels by 2040

With about 90% of world trade transported by sea, global shipping accounts for nearly 3% of the world's CO2 emissions.

Ikea launches global 24-hour virtual festival

Ikea Festival will take place in more than 100 homes in more than 50 countries, and is open to everyone.

Ikea expands Buy Back & Resell program as it eyes 2030 circularity goal

US pilot to precede nationwide launch as furniture retailer takes its sustainability initiative global.

Ikea Sweden to sell sustainable energy to locals

As of September this year, furniture giant Ikea will offer sustainably generated energy to Swedish households in a move ...

Ikea’s malls arm branches out into housing with new China centre

Ingka Centres, along with parent Ikea, still has great belief in a future of physical shopping, including in China.

‘Everyone is talented’: Why Ikea wants more businesses to hire refugees

Hiring refugees not only helps people find their feet in their new home, it can also improve company morale and lead to ...

Ikea and Sephora: Why businesses need to go beyond the bottom line

In modern-day retail, businesses need to show that they care about something other than making a profit to succeed in th...

Plant balls and secondhand furniture: Meet the Ikea of the future

Here's how the retailer is transforming its product range and the way it operates to be climate positive and circular by...

Ikea ramps up inclusion efforts ahead of IDAHOT day

Gender neutral bathrooms have been introduced across Ikea’s stores to ensure all staff and customers feel comfortable an...

Analysis: Is Ikea ready to become a lifestyle brand?

Could furniture giant Ikea's limited clothing line just a publicity stunt or the beginnings of expanding into a lifestyl...

Analysis: Is boring large format retail finally over?

Large-format retailers have made a name for themselves as high on function but low ambience and excitement. Thanks to Ik...

‘Never stop being rebels’: An inside look into Ikea’s innovation lab

SPACE 10 co-founder shares an insight into a more sustainable way for global companies to sell goods.
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