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Ikea Picks New Head of Canada Operation

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BURLINGTON, Ontario-Stefan Sjöstrand has been named president of Ikea’s Canadian organization. Sjöstrand is a company veteran, having been with the home furnishings retailer for the last eight years. Most recently, he served as senior vice president of Ikea France. He began his new role leading the Canadian operation in September. Sjöstrand began his career withMore »

Last updated: October 29, 2014

Menear Tabbed as Home Depot CEO

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ATLANTA-Craig Menear, The Home Depot’s president of U.S. retail, will become president and CEO of the home-improvement retailer on Nov. 1. As CEO, Menear will succeed Frank Blake, who will remain chairman. He has also been elected to Home Depot’s board, effective immediately. Menear has been with Home Depot since 1997, and rose through theMore »

Last updated: August 22, 2014

Ikea FY Net Up; U.S. Same-Store Sales Climb

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CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-In an atmosphere of healthier consumer spending, Ikea posted a 3.1 percent increase in overall net income for fiscal-year 2013, to €3.3 billion ($4.2 billion). The home furnishings retailer said improved consumer spending fueled its results in several international markets—including the United States, where same-store sales for the fiscal year rose 6.7 percent. IkeaMore »

Last updated: January 28, 2014

Resolutions for 2014

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By Duke Ratliff With holiday shopping (and selling) in the rearview mirror, home furnishings executives can now focus on the year ahead. Here are a few resolutions for the new year that notable individuals and institutions can make to make it a successful 2014. Walmart’s new leaders Doug McMillon and David Cheesewright should resolve toMore »

Last updated: December 20, 2013

Inspired at ICFF

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The International Contemporary Furniture Fair is always good for finding the unexpected and inspirational, and the most recent show did not disappoint. Designers and companies from all over the world descended on New York in May to debut their latest in contemporary home furnishings. Here are only a few of the fun and functional itemsMore »

Last updated: July 23, 2013

Ikea Adds Electric Car Charging Stations to More Stores

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CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.–Ikea plans to add 24 electric vehicle charging stations across eight more of its locations in the United States. The newly designated sites include seven stores in Illinois, Georgia, Pennsylvania and Texas, as well as the U.S. corporate office. Installation is expected to begin next month and be completed by the end of thisMore »

Last updated: June 28, 2013