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Mass job losses in Indian retail feared as malls closed

Retail Association of India CEO Kumar Rajagopalan has said that if the country’s retail lockdown continues through to June, 30 per cent of retailers will collapse and 1.8 million jobs will be lost.

Ikea and Pizza Hut design table based on pizza box widget

Swedish furniture chain Ikea and Pizza Hut Hong Kong have teamed up to create a full-sized pizza table shaped exactly like the tiny plastic table (the “sava”) included in pizza boxes.

Ikea online flagship opens on Tmall

Ikea has launched its flagship store on Alibaba’s marketplace Tmall, the first third-party platform the brand has partnered with in Asia.

Expansion plan for furniture chain Stanley Lifestyles in India

Premium furniture and home-decor manufacturer Stanley Lifestyles in India has launched a new flagship in Bangalore as part of its extensive expansion plans for the region.

Giant Ikea Philippines store delayed until next year

The opening of the first Ikea Philippines store has been delayed until next year.

Inter Ikea names new leader as long-term CEO steps down

Inter Ikea group chief executive Torbjörn Lööf announced on Tuesday he would step down from leading the furniture business after seven years at the helm and more than 30 years with the business.

Apple and Levi’s follow Starbucks, Ikea with China store closures

Apple and Levi’s joined the growing list of international retailers shuttering stores in Mainland China as the infection rate and death toll from the coronavirus continued to grow over the weekend.

Ikea China closes all stores in wake of coronavirus

Swedish furniture and homewares chain Ikea has closed all of its mainland Chinese stores in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

Retailers across Asia brace for Coronavirus impact as death toll mounts

As health authorities across Asia struggle to assess the severity and impact of the deadly Coronavirus, hundreds of stores have closed in Mainland China.

Ikea eco-store under construction in Vienna

A seven-level Ikea eco-store is being built in Vienna – with no car parks, targeting pedestrians, cyclists and public transport users.

Why Ikea and Nike have walked away from Amazon

When major global brands like Ikea and Nike announce they are exiting a major global platform like Amazon, it is clear that a strategic shift is in the making

Ikea India plans more up to 25 more stores

Ikea India is preparing to launch 20–25 more locations, it emerged during a delegation of Swedish royals and businesspeople to the territory that began on Sunday.