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Ikea bets there"s gold in building your furniture for you

Swedish furnishings giant Ikea is accelerating a drive into services, including assembling your flat-pack furniture for you, and maybe one day designing your home decor too. Julian Satterthwaite reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 11th, 2019

Ikea bets there"s gold in ending flat-pack blues

Swedish furnishings giant Ikea is accelerating a drive into services, including assembling your flatpack furniture for you, and maybe one day designing your home decor too......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 11th, 2019

Metals Stocks: Gold falls, building on its weekly decline, as geopolitical tensions ease for now

Gold futures slip on Thursday, holding onto lower ground on the back of overall strength in the dollar, even though a gold-positive development emerged in the latest retail sales data, which showed the biggest monthly drop in nine years......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2019

Ikea looks to launch sales platform that would include rival products

Ikea is exploring the launch of an online sales platform offering furniture not just from the famous flat-pack retailer but also from rivals as part of its big transformation......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2019

Renting your clothes and furniture is easier than ever — when does it make sense?

American Eagle, Ikea, Rebag and Rent The Runway allow shoppers to test drive their wares......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 13th, 2019

Ikea apologizes for leaving New Zealand off a world map

Swedish furniture giant Ikea apologized for leaving New Zealand off a world map that was being sold at one of its stores, after a Reddit user posted about the error, the BBC reported......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 11th, 2019

IKEA accelerates services drive as competition stiffens

Jessica Reznik likes IKEA's prices but not do-it-yourself. So when the Swedish furniture giant said a handyman on odd-jobs site TaskRabbit could assemble her new dresser and nightstand in her New York apartment, she jumped at the offer......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 11th, 2019

Ikea Hopes You’ll Be Into Furniture Subscriptions

That's the long-term goal of Ikea's new furniture-leasing program. Ikea is currently in a period of reinvention--hence the recent job cuts. So what’s next for the flatpack giant? Furniture subscriptio.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 4th, 2019

Ikea to trial furniture leasing in business overhaul

Ikea is to start leasing furniture in a radical departure from its traditional business model that the Swedish group believes could lead to new ways of customers owning products from office chairs to kitchen cabinets......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 3rd, 2019

Ikea to trial furniture leasing in business overhaul

Ikea is to start leasing furniture in a radical departure from its traditional business model that the Swedish group believes could lead to new ways of customers owning products from office chairs to kitchen cabinets......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 3rd, 2019

Magnum bringing the Lower East Side into its golden era

The Lower East Side is getting a new golden gateway with its first gold brick building at 196 Orchard .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJan 25th, 2019

Why Jeffrey Gundlach Likes a Gold Stock Fund

Jeffrey’s Gundlach’s bets on a falling dollar include emerging markets and gold......»»

Category: topSource: barronsJan 20th, 2019

Hate Assembling IKEA Furniture? This Robot Might Be Able to Help

Researchers have designed a new robot that can process and understand instructions. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 17th, 2019

Building Memphis 2019: Inaugural LEED Award recipient named

When it comes to measuring green building practices, LEED certification is the gold standard. To celebrate the Mid-South developments that are “LEED-ing” the way in sustainability practices, the Memphis Business Journal has partnered with the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2019

Today"s Pickup: Port Of L.A. Backlog, A New Short Line Rail Service, IKEA Furniture Spill In North Sea

Good day, read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 4th, 2019

Royal Gold Bets on New Mines, Buyouts, Low Gold Prices Hurt

Royal Gold (RGLD) will benefit from the ramping up of new mines and focus on acqui.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytDec 14th, 2018

IKEA assembling plans for city center stores as retail sector embraces change

IKEA president of US property Angele Robinson-Gaylord kicked off the ICSC’s New York Deal Making event today with a speech about building for the future. An ICSC trustee, Robinson-Gaylord told the crowd gathered at the Jacob Javits Center, “The in.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyDec 4th, 2018

SL Green bets big on proximity to Hudson Yards

SL Green Realty is buying a majority stake in 460 W. 34th St., across from the Hudson Yards mega-development, in a deal that values the 21-story office building at $440 million. [] "> To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 4th, 2018

Ikea heading to Manhattan with first U.S. "city center store"

Ikea will open its first "city center store" in the U.S. when it launches the Ikea Planning Studio in Manhattan in spring 2019. The furniture retailer.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 3rd, 2018

IKEA targets big cut in greenhouse gas emissions from production

IKEA, the world's biggest furniture group, pledged on Friday to cut greenhouse gas emissions from its production by 80 percent in absolute terms by 2030 from their levels two years ago......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 30th, 2018

Ikea employees say that changes to the stores are creating a divisive environment where "nobody is willing to help"

Andreas Rentz / Getty Images Ikea US employees say that the furniture chain's pivot to become more customer-centric isn't worki.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 28th, 2018