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October 30, 2018, 8am PDT
An international survey from IKEA finds fewer Americans feel at home in the place where they live.
Fast Company
September 22, 2018, 5am PDT
The furnishing giant's concept imagines an app-summoned fleet of "living rooms on wheels" delivering everything from groceries to health services.
April 3, 2017, 2pm PDT
Has the Swedish retailer made a major breakthrough in affordable housing?
Modern Cities
October 2, 2013, 12pm PDT
All 17 Ikea stores in Britain will begin selling solar panel packages within the next 10 months. The announcement by the Swedish retailer is "a sign of the growing mainstream appeal and affordability of solar energy," says Jessica Leber.
Fast Company Co.Exist
June 29, 2013, 11am PDT
A cheap, solar-powered hut designed by Ikea, in partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, promises to revolutionize emergency housing for displaced persons.
Fast Company Co.Exist
May 20, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>American-style malls are cropping up in Siberia, and gobbling up land, to enable once-isolated Russians to consume in ways that might have been unimaginable a generation ago.</p>
The New York Times