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Wuhan coronavirus outbreak declared 'global health emergency' by WHO

31 Jan 2020

Wuhan coronavirus outbreak declared 'global health emergency' by WHO

The World Health Organization on Thursday declared the ongoing coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency.

Stories of five CEOs with learning disabilities to know about

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.

Urban Ladder sacks dozens of employees in mass layoff

10 Jun 2019

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.

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

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.

IKEA might have a fix for Delhi's pollution woes

17 Nov 2018

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

14 Jun 2018

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

Missed today's business headlines? No worries, here's your daily business dose.

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

12 Jun 2018

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

Hola! Missed the business headlines of the day? No worries, here's your daily wrap of business news.

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

02 Jun 2018

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

Here comes your daily business news wrap, have a 'byte'.

This robot can assemble IKEA chair without any human help

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.

IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad dead at 91

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.

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

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.

Center approves 100% FDI in single-brand retail under automatic route

10 Jan 2018

Center approves 100% FDI in single-brand retail under automatic route

The government has approved 100% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in single-brand retail and construction development without government approval and relaxed norms for other sectors, including aviation.

EU authorities investigating IKEA's tax affairs

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.

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

02 Nov 2017

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).

How will these 4 augmented reality apps change iPhone's future?

31 Aug 2017

How will these 4 augmented reality apps change iPhone's future?

Augmented Reality is the next big thing in technology and the two biggest mobile operating systems, i.e. Android and iOS both have invested in it.

IKEA: States must follow Centre's business reforms

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.

IKEA laying the foundation for first Indian store

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.