Jesper Brodin

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IKEA in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Ikea opened on Monday its first store in central Paris, part of a €400 million three-year investment across France, as the world’s largest furniture r(...)

Ikea: the furniture giant wants to encourage as much reuse of its products as possible. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Put down that box cutter. Step away from the Allen key. News just in from Ikea: it is about to expand tests to allow its customers to rent desks and s(...)

Ingka Group, Ikea’s parent company, said it would cut 7,500 jobs out of 160,000, mostly in global functions and offices in 30 countries. Photograph: Reuters

Ikea is cutting a record number of jobs as the flat-pack furniture seller tries to cut bureaucracy as part of a big transformation from an out-of-town(...)

Customers browse products inside the new Ikea store in Hitech City: By 2025, the company hopes to have 25 shops in the country. Photograph: Udit Kulshrestha/Bloomberg

Ikea spent 12 years studying India and visited 1,000 homes in major cities to see how its people lived. This week, as a few dozen early shoppers walke(...)

A visitor to the Ikea museum in Almhult, Sweden, takes a photo of a portrait of the late Ingvar Kamprad, founder of  Swedish multinational furniture retailer Ikea, today. Photograph: Ola Torkelsson/TT News Agency/Reuters

Sweden is mourning the death at 91 of Ingvar Kamprad, the billionaire founder of flat-pack furniture leviathan Ikea. A global Swedish brand and ambas(...)