Ikea

The world of wealthy tight-fists

5 February 2018 19:15

Ingvar Kamprad, the founder of Ikea, was worth an estimated £40 billion. Yet the eighth richest man in the world…

What companies, apart from Ikea, have made an egalitarian contribution to modern civilisation?

2 February 2018 17:43

Ingvar Kamprad, who died this week aged 91, was a tortured soul but a retail genius. As the founder of…

Forget ‘peak home furnishings’. We may have reached ‘peak Ikea’

19 January 2016 14:16

Retail empires, like the political and military kind, are tragedies. They grow from modest beginnings, pushing all others aside until…

When is a meatball not a meatball?

28 January 2015 16:05

Q: When is a meatball not a meatball? A: When it’s vegan. Nothing is sacred to the killjoys over at…