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Ikea to Close Only US Factory, Cut Jobs

Ikea plans to close its only U.S. factory site and shift operations to Europe. The Swedish furniture company’s Danville, Virginia, manufacturing facility will close in December, cutting about 300 jobs, The Wall Street Journal reported. The company said its production costs in Europe will be lower and that importing the goods will make its products more affordable in North America, …

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Could Ikea dominate the smart home market? – Econsultancy

When you think of bookcases or bedding, Ikea is naturally one of the first retailers that springs to mind – a testament to the brand’s domination of the home furnishings retail market. In a way, Ikea has made home design accessible, with demographics ranging from students to families able to afford the brand’s fashionable furniture …

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In TaskRabbit’s Sale to Ikea, Lessons for Retail Tech’s Future

“Gig economy” startup TaskRabbit has sold to Ikea, the furniture maker whose customers often turned to TaskRabbit’s online marketplace for help. It will be important to watch how other traditional retailers like Walmart and online sellers like Wayfair respond in the broader competition for tech talent and platforms. This is now a world where retail …

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How IKEA are innovating in customer research

IKEA isn’t just innovating in their design process, they are innovating in their customer research approach too Global home furnishings and meatball brand (IKEA sell 150 million meatballs a year), IKEA of Sweden already innovate in their democratic design approach when producing new products, but now they’re taking a leading approach with their customer insights: …

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How to Avoid Writing Boring Outlines using the IKEA Method

This is a guest contribution from LJ Sedgwick. You’ve read all of the blogging advice. You know writing an outline helps keep your blog post to the point. But try as you might, nothing’s happening. An empty page stares back at you. That blinking cursor is taunting you. You want to teach your readers how to …

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