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  • Nadia Balogun


IKEA is a Swedish company and was found by Ingvar Kamprad in 1943. At the time, he was 17 years old. He died at the age of 91. Many Swedish people are very proud IKEA. The CEO of IKEA is Jesper Brodin. The owner of IKEA had dyslexia and ADHD. IKEA is present in 59 countries. IKEA is the most popular in Germany. IKEA sells furniture, kitchen appliances, home accessories, decoration, home services and other goods. IKEA is most famous for there furniture. IKEA is quite affordable. The biggest IKEA in the world is in the mall of Asia. Has anybody wondered why IKEA is mostly in the middle of nowhere? IKEA is always built in the middle of nowhere because they need a lot of space for their buildings. IKEA's biggest competitors are Walmart, Target and other furniture stores. The most popular item in IKEA is Billy’s bookscase because the bookshelf is available in different sizes which makes it suitable for everybody. Ingvar Kampard earned $58.7 billon from IKEA and was the eighth richest self-made billionaire in the world.

IKEA also has a restaurant which is very famous for the Swedish meatballs. They started making food in IKEA in the summer of 1960. They also have unlimited cold and hot refills, which makes it very affordable. Do kids in IKEA restaurant eat for free? No they don’t, but some of the meals are only 95p. The UK’s first IKEA was opened in 1987. At the beginning, IKEA had a different name. The company was originally called Möbel-IKEA. Möbel is furniture in Swedish.

IKEA buildings are worth $23 billion. IKEA's moto is caring for people and the planet. IKEA's logo is blue and yellow. They picked these colours because it gives a positive impression. Originally IKEA sold small things like pens and wallets. IKEA didn’t sell furniture until 1948. Their headquarters are actually located in the Netherlands, not in Sweden. IKEA was actually made by the initials of Ingvar Kamprad the E stands for the farm that he was raised at and the A stand for the village in which he lived. Furniture is guaranteed to last at least 10 years. The most legendary chair in IKEA is the PÖANG-armchair. It so special because it was designed to always be in fashion. Part of IKEA's values is improving people's lives. What’s also really good about IKEA is that they have room designs so you can get some inspiration from their interior designs. Apparently, designers love to shop at IKEA. Are you going to go to IKEA after this article?

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