My Ikea nights: new craze irks Swedish furniture giant

Dec 22, 2016 - 12:57 PM

In Europe pranksters seeking a thrill have followed in the footsteps of two Belgian students who filmed and posted on YouTube a video clip about the night they spent last summer at an Ikea store in Ghent

File photo by AFP

Swedish envoy hails Ikea plan to open PH stores

Nov 17, 2016 - 7:35 PM

This comes as Sweden reopens its embassy in the Philippines that was closed for 8 years

EMBASSY REOPENED. Swedish Ambassador-designate to the Philippines Harald Fries speaks during the inauguration of the reopened Swedish embassy in the Philippines. Photo courtesy of Swedish embassy

Ikea's enigmatic founder, Ingvar Kamprad, turns 90

Mar 30, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Ingvar Kamprad whose Swedish furniture empire Ikea achieved global success remains an enigma

(FILES) This file photo taken on December 03, 2012 shows Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad posing prior to the inauguration of the Margaretha Kamprad Chair of Environmental Science and Limnology on December 3, 2012 at the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL) in Lausanne. Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad remains an enigma. Lasting longer than most of the flat-pack furniture his store is famous for, Kamprad turns 90 years old on  March 30, 2016.  / AFP / FABRICE COFFRINI

CEK FAKTA: Polemik nama IKEA di Indonesia

Feb 09, 2016 - 4:29 PM

Mengapa IKEA Swedia kehilangan merek dagang di Indonesia?

IKEA. Gerai IKEA di Amerika Serikat. Foto dari Wikimedia Commons

Two stabbed to death at Ikea store in Sweden, 2 arrested

Aug 11, 2015 - 10:53 AM

Police say they have no details about the motive for the attack which took place in the store s kitchenware section

POLICE PRESENCE. Swedish police at the scene where two people were stabbed to death and a third person was injured at an Ikea store, in the central Swedish town of Vasteras, August 10, 2015, police said. Peter Kruger/TT/EPA

Pan-Asian retailer Dairy Farm increases presence in PH

Feb 07, 2015 - 4:05 PM

Dairy Farm Company Limited opens an IT delivery center and raises its stake in high end Rustan’s and Cebu based Rose Pharmacy – all in a bid to expand

REPLICATING SUCCESS. Expanding Rose Pharmacy is Dairy Farm’s idea to compete with local behemoth, Mercury Drug, and make it like the Mannings drugstore chain of Hong Kong.

The wRap Indonesia: Oct. 16, 2014

Oct 16, 2014 - 11:30 AM

Grand celebration plans for Jokowi s inauguration IKEA Indonesia s opening the celebrity wedding of the year and more

Celebrity couple Raffi Ahmad and Nagita Slavina are set to be married on Friday, October 17, 2014. Photo courtesy of @RaffiAhmadLagi/Instagram

H&M to open PH shop soon?

Oct 14, 2013 - 2:34 PM

Swedish fast fashion house H M says it is entering the Philippine retail market on its own

Meatballs back on the menu at Ikea

Mar 21, 2013 - 9:01 PM

Ikea is reintroducing meatballs in its restaurants in Sweden Denmark Finland and Austria

File photo by AFP

Ikea pulls meatballs from Europe stores as horsemeat found

Feb 26, 2013 - 1:47 PM

Swedish furniture giant Ikea has withdrawn its own label meatballs from sale in at least 16 European countries after Czech authorities found horsemeat in the product

File photo by AFP

Is Ikea coming to PH?

Feb 20, 2013 - 3:24 PM

A franchisee of Swedish furniture giant Ikea plans to open 3 shops in Manila but needs big spaces to put up the stores

COMING SOON? The Asian franchisee of this global furniture giant is keen on opening stores in the Philippines. Photo by AFP