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IKEA to pay $46M in boy’s dresser tipover death, lawyers say

IKEA has agreed to pay $46 million to the parents of a 2-year-old boy who died of injuries suffered when a 70-pound recalled dresser tipped over onto him, the family’s …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018

Six million shoppers expected to hit up India’s first Ikea

In a milestone that’s been more than a decade in the making, India’s first Ikea store will open Thursday, bringing inexpensive Nordic-inspired furnishings and food to the world’s fastest-growing middle …

UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018

Ikea prepares for future of mega cities and `thin wallets’

Ikea Group, the world’s largest furniture retailer, is getting ready for a future where people have little to spare: both in their wallets and in terms of space.

Furniture for all: IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad dies at 91

Ingvar Kamprad, the IKEA founder who turned a small-scale mail order business into a global furniture empire, has died at 91, the company said Sunday.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017

After death of 8th child, Ikea relaunches dresser recall

Ikea relaunched a recall of 17.3 million chests and dressers Tuesday after the death of an eighth child.

UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017

Ikea, Dollar General CEOs lobby Republicans in border-tax fight

Retail executives are returning to Washington in their latest bid to fight the border-adjusted tax proposal, aiming to turn more Republican lawmakers against House Speaker Paul Ryan’s plan.

Ikea to settle for $50 million after toppled dressers kill 3 young boys

The world’s largest furniture seller, Ikea, bills itself as “The Life Improvement Store.” But after its products caused three deaths, the Swedish company will pay $50 million to the families …

Ikea focuses on customers’ needs in hard times

NEW YORK – Well known for stylish but affordable housewares, Sweden’s Ikea Group is cutting prices on some big-ticket items as it seeks to outfit more homes around the globe. …