Ikea’s online sales surged as people turned homes into offices and schools

Ikea’s online sales got a big boost during the pandemic as millions of people turned their homes into makeshift schools and offices.

The company said in a statement on Tuesday that online sales surged 45% over the 12 months to
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IKEA trials leasing office furniture

Tuesday, 5 February, 2019

Swedish retailer IKEA is piloting a new rental model for office furniture as part of a new strategic direction. The trial is set to begin in Switzerland later this month and offers businesses the ability to … Read more

Flatpack you can hand back: Ikea to rent out its furniture

Tuesday, 5 February, 2019


Ikea has begun moves to lease out anything from kitchens to office chairs as part of a drive towards sustainability.

The Swedish furniture chain, which wants to use more renewable and recycled material and transform … Read more

Ikea is developing furniture for gamers

Tuesday, 11 September, 2018

Ergonomics, the domain of intricate office chairs and carpel tunnel-mitigating computer mice, is coming to Ikea—and not in the way you might expect. The retailer recently announced plans to develop a new line of hyper-personalized … Read more