IKEA UK today celebrates the opening of its leading sustainable store in Greenwich. The store forms part of IKEA’s ongoing city centre approach in London as it responds to the growth of urban living, the shift to a circular economy
IKEA (Ingka Holding B.V and its controlled entities) is accelerating its transformation, stepping up investments in new and existing IKEA stores and fulfilment centres, developing city centre formats and focusing on its e-commerce platform, to better meet the needs of
There is currently more than 86 million metric tons of plastic in our oceans. IKEA wants to proactively prevent ocean plastic pollution and has decided to join the NextWave initiative, with focus on making use of plastic waste before it
IKEA UK and Ireland today unveils its ‘Last Straw’, to inspire the nation to take small steps which have a positive impact on the planet. IKEA has immortalised its ‘Last Straw’ in an installation at the Design Museum in London,
IKEA has today announced plans to open a new city centre shop on Tottenham Court Road, the first of its kind in London. The shop is the first step in the retailer’s revised strategy in the UK and is part
IKEA has announced sustainability commitments as it launches its updated People and Planet Positive strategy at its Democratic Design Days in Älmhult, Sweden. The commitments, which will be achieved by 2030, aim to inspire and enable people to live more sustainably,
IKEA flies the rainbow flag at all of its 22 stores across the UK and Ireland for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT)
Home furnishings retailer, IKEA, will today be flying the rainbow flag outside all of its 22 stores in the UK and Ireland in support of International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT).
Home furnishing company, IKEA UK and Ireland, today announced the appointment of Javier Quiñones as country retail manager to lead the UK and Ireland business. Javier will take over from Gillian Drakeford on 1 June 2018, building on her achievements
Home furnishings retailer IKEA today opens the doors of its much-anticipated store in Exeter. The retailer which celebrated its 30th anniversary in the UK last year welcomes its 21st store and brings a boost of 370 new jobs to the region.
IKEA UK has announced that all of its 10,400 retail co-workers are now eligible for at least one weekend off in every four. As one of the first retailers in the UK to introduce this initiative, IKEA strives to provide an
IKEA has announced refurbishment plans worth £25 million for IKEA Nottingham. The new and improved store will enhance the shopping experience for customers from the Nottingham and Derbyshire area. It will ALSO provide new facilities for the store’s 500 co-
Home furnishing retailer IKEA today announced total sales of £1.72bn in the UK for the financial year ending 31 August 2016 (FY16), the fifth consecutive year of sales growth and an increase of 8.9% on the previous year. IKEA’s position as
With the launch of PÅTÅR, the new IKEA coffee range is now both UTZ certified and EU Organic certified. Sourcing UTZ certified and organic coffee is part of the IKEA efforts to ensure food ingredients are from responsible and more
IKEA and John Lewis lead the way with best retail brand experience, design agency Rufus Leonard reports
Retail brands should focus on building emotional connections with customers to beat the competition, according to new research from independent design agency Rufus Leonard. IKEA, which scores better than most in terms of this emotional connection, is the retailer (91) that
Home furnishing company IKEA today revealed plans to open its first Order and Collection Point in London at Westfield Stratford City. The new Order and Collection Point will also be the company’s first unit to open inside a UK shopping
IKEA Centres Russia, the largest shopping centre operator in Russia and part of the IKEA Group, launches the first retail start-up MEGA ACCELERATOR in Russia.
Home furnishing retailer IKEA today announced total sales of £1.57bn in the UK for the financial year ending 31 August 2015, an increase of 11.3% on the previous year.
IKEA Centres Russia, the largest shopping centre operator in Russia and part of the IKEA Group, is presenting the result of phase one of its €30m food-court upgrade programme at two of its largest MEGA shopping centres.
IKEA has today announced that all the cotton used for IKEA products comes from more sustainable sources, making it the first major retailer to reach this milestone. Cotton is an important raw material for IKEA, used in many products, from
IKEA Centres Russia, the largest shopping centre operator in Russia and part of the IKEA Group, is taking part in EXPO REAL for the first time. IKEA Centres Russia is using the event to present its major new 230,000sq m
Home furnishing retailer IKEA has announced it will adopt the Living Wage from the 1st April 2016, reinforcing its commitment to its co-workers. As part of a holistic transformation of basic co-worker conditions, IKEA will pay the Living Wage as defined by the
Home furnishing retailer IKEA has announced plans to test a number of new retail formats in the UK. The planned Order and Collection Points aim to make shopping with IKEA easier and more convenient, connecting the experiences customers can currently have
The rise of smart phones and social media is making people who eat alone less lonely as a new report from IKEA reveals that as we increasingly become solo diners we are turning to social media networks for companionship at
CM Telecom brings local support for mobile messaging, apps, payment and engagement services to UK and French markets
Global mobile services company CM Telecom (www.cmtelecom.com) has continued its global expansion by opening offices in the UK and French markets. CM Telecom provides a set of APIs via one platform of messaging, push notifications and SMS, payments, apps and
Home furnishings company IKEA today announces a successful trading performance for the first 16 weeks of the financial year, which saw the company break its own record for sales performance for the post-Christmas sale period. The first 16 weeks of the