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IKEA Founder Ingvar Kamprad Has Died At 91

“People Say I Am Cheap, And I Don’t Mind If They Do” – Ingvar Kamprad. The retail world just lost a giant and a game-changer with the death of IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad, who passed away at the age of 91

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Be Ready For Your ‘Game Of Thrones’ Cameo With This IKEA Rug Trick

Game of Thrones may be one of the most expensive TV shows ever produced, but the costume department still knows how to cut corners and save a few dollars by using a humble hack. According to Mashable, the fur capes

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[Video] Leave It To IKEA To Create Easy To Assemble Cooking Instructions

IKEA’s mission on this Earth is to make everything simple and understandable, and in the spirit of that philosophy, they’ve just released a series of recipes that makes cooking look easier than Paint By Numbers. You may never want to

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Ever Wonder About IKEA’s Iconic Product Names?

Ever wonder about the meaning behind IKEA’s product names? According to the website mentalfloss, IKEA’s founder has dyslexia, and found that nouns helped him remember and visualize products better than using code numbers. The naming conventions that he came up

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When Did You Start Outgrowing Your IKEA Furniture?

At some point in our lives, the IKEA furniture we purchased in our 20s and 30s tends to get replaced with furniture from more upscale stores. A student loan startup in the U.S. called ‘Earnest’ has done the number crunching,

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Meet Gatineau’s Léonard Bélanger – IKEA Toy Designer

Gatineau’s Léonard Bélanger was all smiles yesterday at the IKEA in west Ottawa, just like the plush toy he helped design. He and his family were on hand to see a toy version of his smiling sun drawing when it

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Massive Recall of Ikea’s “Malm” Dressers

Three deaths in the U-S within the past two years is reportedly leading Swedish furniture giant Ikea to recall one of its best-selling dressers. The U-S Federal Consumer Product Safety Commission says today’s expected announcement from Ikea will concern millions

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