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Ingvar Kamprad

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...

8 Things Ikea Wants You To Forget About

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.19.2013 | Business

Beyond the bright and shiny showrooms, there's a dark side to Ikea that no number of modular lighting fixtures can brighten. Massive wood consumpti...

IKEA Reveals Critical Money Secret

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

IKEA has furnished its founder, Ingvar Kamprad, with a bigger fortune than expected, company documents reveal. Bloomberg's Billionaires Index added $1...

IKEA's Dirty Little Secret

Kelly Cogswell | Posted 07.14.2012 | Business
Kelly Cogswell

I was mortified to learn that in the 1970s and '80s IKEA used slave labor. That's what it's called when you use the cut-rate work of political prisoners who get locked up in their cells every night and can't exactly negotiate a raise or even a coffee break.

IKEA Founder's Nazi Links Explored

AP | By LOUISE NORDSTROM | Posted 10.24.2011 | World

STOCKHOLM -- A new book claims IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad's youth ties with Nazi groups extended beyond what he has previously admitted, saying Swede...

American Furniture Warehouse vs. IKEA

9News | Nelson Garcia | Posted 08.12.2011 | Denver

ENGLEWOOD - The President and CEO of American Furniture Warehouse has never been described as shy. He says he's never been one to back away from a sho...

13 Ridiculously Expensive Holiday Gifts For Wall Streeters (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Some tycoons are known for being frugal. Walmart's Jim Walton is said to drive an old Dodge Dakota, while IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad reportedly stic...

Tight-fisted Ikea Billionaire Drives 15-Year-Old Volvo, Assembles Own Furniture

Daily Mail | Lucy Ballinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In his faded coat, tinted prescription glasses and scuffed shoes, he looks like just another pensioner scraping by on a tight budget. But the man pic...