IKEA: News

29 Aug 2022


IKEA accused of racism at Hyderabad store, faces massive backlash

Following widespread condemnation over alleged racist behavior by its employees at its Hyderabad store, Swedish furniture retailer IKEA has stated it "regrets the inconvenience" the complainants have experienced.

19 Jan 2021


India to hike import duties on smartphones, electronics, etc.: Report

India is reportedly considering a hike in import duties by 5-10% on smartphones, electronic components, and appliances among more than 50 items in the upcoming Union Budget.

09 Dec 2019


Stories of five CEOs with learning disabilities to know about

People with learning disabilities face numerous challenges in their day-to-day lives and often struggle to do things most of us take for granted.

10 Jun 2019

Urban Ladder

Urban Ladder sacks dozens of employees in mass layoff

In a desperate cost-cutting measure, renowned furniture and home decor retailer Urban Ladder has sacked dozens of employees from its workforce.

20 Dec 2018


After Hyderabad, IKEA eyes Noida with Rs. 5,000cr investment

A few months after opening its first Indian store in Hyderabad, Swedish furniture giant IKEA has now set its sight on Noida.

17 Nov 2018

Air Pollution

IKEA might have a fix for Delhi's pollution woes

Every year during winter Delhi gets engulfed in a blanket of smog, and so far, authorities have had very little success in tackling the problem of air pollution in the national capital.

03 Sep 2018


Hyderabad: Worm in biryani costs IKEA fine and Twitterati's ire

Almost a month after serpentine queues dotted its Hyderabad store, IKEA has been slammed after a customer found a worm in the vegetable biryani served to him.

10 Aug 2018


Missed IKEA's opening in Hyderabad? Walk through with us

India got its first IKEA store in Hyderabad yesterday. It was a hit: thousands lined up to check out the world-famous chain on Day-1 itself, creating a stampede-like situation.

09 Aug 2018


Furniture giant IKEA's first India store opens today in Hyderabad

IKEA, the world's biggest furniture retailer, is all set to launch its first India venture today, as it inaugurates its massive store in Hyderabad's Hitec City.

08 Jul 2018


FIFA: After England defeat Sweden, delirious fans devastate IKEA's London-store

An IKEA store in Stratford, London, faced the brunt of jubilant English fans on Saturday after England defeated Sweden in the FIFA World Cup to advance towards semifinals for the first time in nearly three decades.

14 Jun 2018


Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 Business news

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12 Jun 2018


Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 Business news

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02 Jun 2018


Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 business news

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21 Apr 2018


This robot can assemble IKEA chair without any human help

The Control Robotics Intelligence Group (CRI) at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, has developed a fully-automated, two-armed robot that can assemble an IKEA chair kit without human help.

28 Jan 2018


IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad dead at 91

IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad died in his sleep at his home in Småland, southern Sweden, the company has announced. He was 91.

12 Jan 2018


IKEA wants women to pee on its ad. Here's why

Known for quirky ads, IKEA has come up with arguably its most controversial yet.

19 Dec 2017


EU authorities investigating IKEA's tax affairs

The European Commission is set to investigate Swedish multinational giant IKEA's corporate tax structure.

02 Nov 2017

Navi Mumbai

IKEA's latest India purchase: A Gurugram plot at Rs. 842cr

IKEA has purchased a 10-acre plot in Gurugram Sector 47 at Rs. 842cr from the Haryana government. This is the biggest ever deal by HUDA (Haryana Urban Development Authority).

08 Sep 2016


IKEA: States must follow Centre's business reforms

Lauding the Centre for its reforms in the ease of doing business in India, IKEA India Chief Juvencio Maeztu said Indian states should follow and implement the Centre's reforms.

12 Aug 2016


IKEA laying the foundation for first Indian store

After over 3 years of dealing with the Indian Government, the world's largest furniture retailer, IKEA has started work on its first store in India which is expected to open by mid-2017.