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  1. Marketplace Mall's fingers crossed for IkeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 14 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Ikea's decision could play role in repurposing Marketplace Mall Marketplace Mall's No.1 choice is Ikea, so it awaits a decision Check out this story on Ingvar Kamprad, who founded IKEA has died at 91, leaving behind a global furniture empire and a lifetime of achievements. Editor's note: This story has been updated to include a statement from Dennis Wilmot and to recast an inaccurate headline. 1 comment

  2. Half of Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad's fortune to be given awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 13 | The Local

    A Stockholm Ikea store flies the Swedish flag at half mast following the death of company founder Ingvar Kamprad. Photo: Anders Wiklund/TT Half of Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad's fortune is to be given away, according to the newly revealed details from his last will and testament.


  3. IKEA Group's new CFO to maintain investment drive through 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 7 |

    ... visits to family homes either by himself or members of his team during his time there. IKEA, whose founder Ingvar Kamprad died in January at the age of 91, operates through a franchise system. Inter IKEA is the brand owner and franchisor. IKEA Group ...


  4. How 17 famous companies got their quirky namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 1 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... a Buddhist goddess, the company changed its name to Canon in 1935 to appeal to a worldwide audience. Founder Ingvar Kamprad formed this name by combining his initials, I.K., with the first letters of Elmtaryd and Agunnaryd, the farm and village ...


  5. No hometown statue for Ikea founder Ingvar KampradRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 22 | The Local

    The town in rural Sweden where Ikea was born will not erect a statue in tribute to the company's founder Ingvar Kamprad, who passed away in January. Almhult municipality in Smaland, southern Sweden, is in discussions over how Kamprad's legacy should be recognized.


  6. News Daily: School shooting latest and shrinking bus networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | BBC News

    ... yet has a business culture that discourages bragging about its success. Since the death of Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad - and obituaries highlighting his humility and frugality - these firmly-embedded cultural traits have recaptured attention. Local ...


  7. Highlights from Stockholm Furniture + Light Fair 2018: Exemplary...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Cool Hunting

    Design's new year began this week as Stockholm's Furniture + Light Fair kicked off the international show calendar. Under the shadow of the recent passing of IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad , it seemed almost as if many of the homegrown companies and designers were channeling some of his core beliefs-despite their new collections being worked on for at least 12 months.


  8. Flatpack Empire is more than an Ikea documentary - " ita s joyous TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Radio Times

    ... I am! Choose me! There is rarely a time in my life when I don't need to buy a cushion. Ikea, whose founder Ingvar Kamprad died recently, has let cameras into its inner workings for the first time, and it's brilliantly revealing. When this kind of ...


  9. From frugality to fika: How Ikea exported a certain image of SwedenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | The Local

    How did Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad shape the world's notion of Sweden? Cecilia Cassinger from Lund University shares her thoughts. Sweden is trending right now, with cultural concepts such as "lagom" and "fika" selling everything from books to fashion .


  10. League of Nations: Now remind me, what's all this nonsense again?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    ... their foot in their mouth and predicting great things for oor national team ... *The news that IKEA founder, Ingvar Kamprad, had passed away the other week was greeted with reflective reverence by flat-pack furniture loving disciples everywhere. In ...


  11. What's Going to Happen To Ikea Founder's Billions?Read the original story

    Feb 8, 2018 | Law Professor Blogs Network

    Ingvar Kamprad, founder of Ikea, died January 31st at the age of 91. Bloomberg's Billionaires Index listed him as one of the ten wealthiest men in the world. Kamprad disputed his place on the list as Ikea, the world's largest furniture seller, was controlled via a network of holding companies and foundations and not directly by Kamprad himself.


  12. Throwback Thursday: Ikea ball pit memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Richmond News

    ... Canadian store in Richmond on No. 3 Road near Cambie Road back in 1976. With the passing of Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad last month, the Richmond News throws back to one of his most cherished lasting legacies in Richmond - the ball pit. The ball pit ...


  13. Obituary: Ingvar Kamprad died on January 27thRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | The Economist

    ... in the bargains. IKEA rejoices in your money. The company's name was a do-it-yourself job, too. It stands for Ingvar Kamprad, from Elmtaryd-his family's farm-in Agunnaryd. That village is in the Smaland region of southern Sweden, known for the ...


  14. How IKEAs founder exported a certain image of Sweden from frugality to fikaRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2018 | PressReleasePoint

    ... is often seen as a social democratic model country, where people are egalitarian, wealthy and happy. As Ingvar Kamprad, the founder of the Swedish multinational furniture retailer IKEA, recently passed away, it is interesting to reflect on how he ...


  15. What legacy did IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad leave to retail?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 |

    In his obituary of Ingvar Kamprad, James Hagerty at The Wall Street Journal wrote that both IKEA's founder and Sam Walton "slashed prices and rallied their employees with folksy wisdom. But Mr. Kamprad's IKEA has proved more of a global success story than Mr. Walton's Walmart Inc." Many columns underscored how IKEA changed furniture design to embrace "lagom" - the Swedish spirit of minimalism and balance.


  16. How IKEA changed Swiss living roomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Swissinfo

    Following the death of Ingvar Kamprad, the founder of Swedish furniture retailer IKEA, a closer look at how his products influenced the way in which people live today in Switzerland. (SRF/ For decades the Swedish businessman lived in Switzerland, where he benefited from lump-sum taxation.


  17. Global newsbriefs from the EconomistRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Star Tribune

    ... jets "do not injure" U.S. industry. Boeing maintains that the C-series has benefited from state aid. Ingvar Kamprad, who founded Ikea, died at age 91. He was one of the world's richest men. Ikea spread from Sweden to 37 countries, bringing ...


  18. Everybody's right to meatballsRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2018 | Turkish Daily News

    ... It is amazing how Ikea succeeded in making Swedish meatballs invade the world. Perhaps the late Ikea king Ingvar Kamprad was inspired by King Charles XII's amazing voyage. After all, the king felt he had the right to roam the fields and forests from ...


  19. The secret behind the making of the IKEA catalogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2018 | Mail on Sunday

    ... which goes behind the scenes at the famously secretive Swedish furniture giant - founded in 1943 by the late Ingvar Kamprad, who died last month at the age of 91 - for the first time, reveals how 203 million copies of the IKEA catalogue are printed ...


  20. "I'm convinced that the employees of Ikea were just used to be customers"Read the original story

    Feb 3, 2018 | The Big Apple

    ... world's largest furniture retailer since at least 2008. It was founded in Sweden in 1943 by then-17-year-old Ingvar Kamprad, who was listed by Forbes in 2015 as one of the ten richest people in the world, worth more than 40 billion dollars. The ...