Retailers enjoyed a "spectacular" Christmas, official data showed, with total sales growing at their fastest rate in years.
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Sunday 01 December 2013
Suppliers are turning down requests for the exotic meat for fear of depleting the forests
Wednesday 13 November 2013
Make bedtime less of a battle with our pick of the best beds your little ones will be desperate to settle down in for lights out
Monday 07 October 2013
The company has joined Canada’s CPPIB pension fund on the deal
Monday 30 September 2013
Swedish furniture giant says customers 'want to live more sustainably'
Saturday 21 September 2013
Police seek clues to Esme's movements
Friday 20 September 2013
Book claims thrifty furniture billionaire battled to retain control but was finally defeated
Wednesday 04 September 2013
Wednesday 21 August 2013
OperaUpClose specialises in bold transpositions, best exemplified by its witty setting of Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera in an IKEA store. For Tosca their writer-director Adam Spreadbury-Maher has effected a different kind of transposition, but one which is entirely logical.
Tuesday 06 August 2013
New app for mobile devices combines with a catalogue to place tables and chairs in your front room
Anniversary Games: David Weir’s successful repeat brings down the curtain on return to Olympic Stadium
Sunday 28 July 2013
Londoner shakes off indifferent 2013 form to electrify 60,000 crowd with T54 mile triumph
Wednesday 24 July 2013
The Future Is Here - A New Industrial Revolution is to open at London’s Design Museum. It’s a chance for the public to get up close to new technologies that are as significant to the future of global manufacturing industries as they are popular on Twitter and Youtube.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
Activist says company 'supports occupation' and the Palestinian Authority is violating its own laws by allowing store opening to go ahead
Friday 19 July 2013
The digital age was meant to put an end to paper, but a new Ikea boutique shows that we can’t get enough of it, writes Kate Burt
Wednesday 26 June 2013
It’s been a rocky month for Ikea. The flat-packer’s flat-packer-in-chief – founder Ingvar Kamprad – left the company at the beginning of the month, a few days after British customers had been complaining in their droves (well, 50) about the firm’s spooky gnome advert.
Sunday 23 June 2013
Middle-class problems: Ikea furniture
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
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- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 4 Tennis fan suing Australian Open organisers for 'failing to shade spectators' during Murray match
- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness