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Ikea Reveals Plans To Open A Museum

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.13.2014 | Travel

Simplistic signage. Cheap bookcases. Names you'll never be able to pronounce. And most of all, those lip smackin' Swedish meatballs swaddled in a swee...

Three Brothers Lost in IKEA

Sarah Smiley | Posted 06.28.2014 | Parents
Sarah Smiley

When I gave my boys (ages 13, 11 and 7) my phone to pass the time in IKEA, I thought they'd find the living room department, grab a couch and fight ov...

The One Thing Every Business Dies Without

Andrew Winston | Posted 06.28.2014 | Green
Andrew Winston

What do climate change and extreme weather mean for your business, your customers, and your supply chain? How do growing resource constraints like water shortages, or rising commodity prices, affect your value chain and your margins?

IKEA To Roll Out Vegetarian Meatballs

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business

A new food item will soon be available at the end of your IKEA shopping gauntlet: veggie meatballs. The Swedish furniture giant will roll out a veg...

You Won't Believe This Is From IKEA

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 04.19.2014 | HuffPost Home

We've all been there -- standing in front of that piece of furniture you've been hunting for forever, only to find out your glorious find is way out o...

Patience and Patients

Monique El-Faizy | Posted 05.18.2014 | World
Monique El-Faizy

Egypt continues to be in a holding pattern while it waits for General Sisi, the Minister of Defense who is widely viewed as the solution to all that ails Egypt, to announce that he will run for president. There are few who doubt that he will.

IKEA Discontinues Beloved Shelf, Prompts Internet Fury

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business

IKEA thought it could discontinue a shelf popular with record collectors without causing much commotion. Now it has to face the music. IKEA plans t...

7 Things You Didn't Know You Could Get At IKEA

Posted 02.17.2014 | HuffPost Home

You know you can always count on IKEA for meatballs and reasonably-priced sofas. But the Swedish company has gradually expanded their offerings to go ...

LOOK: Ikea Chairs Get Freaky In Valentine's Day Ad

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.14.2014 | Business

Now these are love seats. Ikea in Singapore posted this image of two chairs getting freaky for Valentine's Day. The photo was featured on social me...

Software, Analytics and Mobile Apps Are Headed to Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Himanshu Sareen | Posted 03.26.2014 | Business
Himanshu Sareen

Similar to online tracking software and web applications for monitoring mouse flows on a website, such technology is progressing from the desktop screen to the shopping aisle.

The Seven Deadly Sins of Startup Storytelling

Andy Smith | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
Andy Smith

Make stories part of your culture -- and more than that, the integrity of your culture. All-hands meetings can be pivotal here. Stories are often the best way to relate how a company is doing, what people are doing well, and what they could be doing better.

Values-Based Leadership and Empowering Women: Interview With CEO of IKEA Group

Natalia Brzezinski | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business
Natalia Brzezinski

Today's modern business dialogue focuses a great deal on the "how-to" of empowering women in business leadership positions. But what does it really take to transition from talk to concrete and substantive action in recruiting, retaining and advancing women at work?

Climate Change This Week: Warsaw Walkout, Clean Energy Pride, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.29.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

To tackle pollution, China to Drop Pursuit of "Growth at All Costs" reports David Stanway at World Environment News, steering local governments toward...

LOOK: Gay 'Guerilla' Protesters Hit Ikea After Company Cuts Lesbian Couple From Magazine

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

A group of gay and lesbian demonstrators touched down at an Ikea in Brooklyn, N.Y. over the weekend for a "guerilla photo shoot" in protest of the Swe...

IKEA's Dead Wrong Decision on LGBT Rights in Russia: Don't Make Our Recent Purchase Our Last

András Simonyi | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
András Simonyi

Last week IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing company famed for its easily assembled furniture and deliciously horsey meatballs, failed to take a stand for equality and inclusion when it removed an interview of a lesbian couple from its Russian IKEA catalog.

Ikea Pulls Magazine Feature On Lesbian Couple

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.21.2013 | Business

Ikea has removed a feature about a lesbian couple from its magazine in Russia due to the nation's anti-gay "homosexual propaganda" law, and now some a...

WATCH: 'IKEA' Is Basically The Real Life Version Of 'Gravity'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.14.2013 | Entertainment

In Ikea, unlike space, everyone can hear you scream. Which is a good thing, considering the scary likelihood of getting lost within the store's cav...

If You've Ever Assembled Ikea Furniture, This One's For You

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 11.13.2013 | Business

When police arrived at a Swedish family's home to investigate reports of a domestic disturbance, they quickly determined the sinister culprit: bafflin...

IKEA Tackling Refugee Crisis

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 10.24.2013 | Impact

IKEA is popping up in an unlikely location: a refugee camp on the savanna of Ethiopia. As part of an initiative to house Somali refugees, IKEA is ...

Sun Shines on Ikea's UK Residential Solar Initiative

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Ikea may be a leader in renewable energy for its own operations, with over half a million solar panels installed on its store and factory roofs and a fleet of its own wind turbines. But solar power for its customers? From a business perspective, it makes little sense.

'Green News Report' - October 3, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

An IKEA Hack That You Have To See

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 09.20.2013 | HuffPost Home

We've seen some pretty cool IKEA hacks in the past, but when one of our readers sent over this DIY banquette seat made from a shelving unit, we were c...

Ikea Lets Customers Do What?!

Quartz | Heather Timmons | Posted 09.11.2013 | Business

Quartz What is it about Ikea that inspires customers to behave badly? At the furniture and storage company’s flagship mainland China store in ...

6 Reasons IKEA Is the Ideal Setting for a Zombie Movie

Julien Smith | Posted 09.04.2013 | Comedy
Julien Smith

1. No Ikea in the world has any reception. If you are inside Ikea, no one outside Ikea can hear you scream. Is your loved one further down in the maze? Or maybe you missed them somehow and they're behind you? In an Ikea, who f@#$ing knows.

LOOK: Notice Anything Unusual About This Room?

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 08.29.2013 | HuffPost Home

We're not sure how we missed the memo, but in addition to a really cool app, IKEA's recently released 2014 catalog includes something else we're kind...