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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...

Ikea to build first New Zealand store at Sylvia Park

Kiwi Property Group reveals plans to sell site to the Swedish homewares giant, and to build a bulky goods centre nearby.

‘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 init...

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.
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What will come next for Covid’s retail winners when lockdown is over?

Stepping up in lockdowns and panic-buying mayhem has given traditional retailers a ‘progressiveness dividend’. But they ...

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’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 set to deliver update on NZ operation, not deterred by Covid-19

The Swedish furniture and homewares firm has been rumoured to launch in the next several months.

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 by 2030.

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...

‘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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Retail news around the globe

Ikea to build mall in India; Uniqlo beats Zara as most valuable fashion brand; Giordano rolls out mega store; and much m...

Why Ikea is making a big property push in India

With two stores under its belt, the Swedish furniture giant is now gearing up to open its first Ikea-anchored mall in In...
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Retail news around the globe

Ikea unveils planning studio in Singapore; BHG and Raffles City reveals lifestyle store concept; Carrefour, Alimentation...

Ikea opens stand-alone planning studio in Singapore

Spanning 65sqm, the studio was modelled after a 3-room HDB flat that has been designed for small-scale living space.

Why sustainable store design is the future

The Body Shop, Ikea on embracing the concept of sustainable store design.

How Ikea is giving marine litter a new lease of life

The Swedish furniture giant shares insight into the Musselbloma project and its global expansion plans.

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