Ikea’s new collection of office furniture is designed for complete focus

Wednesday, 06 March 2024

The flexible office is going mainstream. Today, furnishings giant Ikea is releasing Mittzon, its newest system of furniture for the office. Designed specifically for all the ways the office has been contorted and reconfigured by the post-pandemic hybrid work schedule, the 85-piece collection is a flexible, movable kit of shape-shifting parts that is designed for an office environment that may never be static again


IKEA announces $2.2 billion investment to reach more consumers in the U.S.

27 April, 2023

Most consumers know IKEA for their giant stores, cafeteria snacks, and furniture that can be difficult to put together.

Now, the Swedish company will invest $2.2 billion into generating more business in the United States – the biggest investment since it started operating in the U.S. nearly 40 years ago. The goal of the investment is to make it easier for shoppers in the U.S. to get deliveries from IKEA, open more stores across the country, and offer home decor and goods at a price point that’s friendly for more customers.

Ikea UK profits fall by almost a fifth despite 12% increase in sales

19 December, 2022

Ikea’s profits have fallen by almost a fifth in the UK despite a 12% increase in sales amid the impact of soaring costs, as the company said it could not rule out further price increases in the new year.

The world’s largest furniture retailer said sales had benefited as shoppers returned to stores in the year to 31 August, while online takings dropped to 35% of annual sales, compared with 45% a year earlier when pandemic restrictions drove up internet shopping.

The Swedish retailer fared well as shoppers continued to seek out more kit for working from home, while the reopening of stores led to more ad hoc purchases.




IKEA Canada Extends the Feeling of Home into New Office Furniture Collection

10 August, 2022

IKEA and Dentsu Creative help Canadians weather the change of leaving home to go back to the office.

For many, it’s a return to offices too. However, during the past couple of years, we’ve become used to not just working from home, but a feeling of living at work too.

For many, working from home has been a great comfort, working in our own spaces, enjoying the feeling of home during the workday and for many families and caregivers, a solution to competing responsibilities that has enabled a balanced schedule and a more balanced life.