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2013-04-22 08:22:33

IKEA Canada recognized as One of Canada's Greenest Employers for the 5(th) time BURLINGTON, ON, April 22, 2013 /CNW/ - High fives all around for IKEA Canada as they are named as one of Canada's Greenest Employers for the fifth consecutive year by Mediacorp. This special designation recognizes employers that lead the nation in creating a culture of environmental awareness in their organization. "We take great pride in being recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers as this...

2013-04-16 12:22:12

SAN DIEGO, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Environmental Technologies Corporation (NET), opened its first international subsidiary, Noble Environmental Europe AG (NEEU) on March 11, 2013. NEEU is the exclusive licensee for ECOR® technologies and products throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Russia. The company was founded in Zug, Switzerland, where other notable multi-national companies are based. Zug is located in the center of Europe, providing NET's customer base with...

2013-04-15 12:21:10

OTTAWA, April 15, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Fletcher, Minister of State (Transport) will make an important announcement related to full body scanners. Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 Time: 11:30 a.m. Location: Canadian Air Transport Security Authority's Kevin McGarr Test Facility 1070 Morrison Drive Ottawa, Ontario K2H 6Y6 (next...

2012-12-18 08:29:00

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DDR Corp. (NYSE: DDR) today confirmed plans to sell 22 acres of land to IKEA Property, Inc. for the construction of their first store in Kansas, located in the town of Merriam, approximately eight miles southwest of Kansas City. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110912/CL65938LOGO ) In a press release issued earlier today, IKEA confirmed that the City Council of Merriam has unanimously approved plans for this project, following last...

Furniture Maker IKEA Invests In Renewables To Become Self-Sufficient By 2020
2012-10-23 07:31:25

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As energy costs soar, many businesses are looking for ways to become more energy efficient. One company is looking to become completely self-sufficient by 2020, relying only on renewable resources to power its factories, stores and offices. IKEA, the world´s largest home furnishings retailer, plans to invest as much as $2 billion in wind farms and solar parks to increase its reliance on renewables and steer away from volatile...

IKEA's 2013 Catalogue To Feature Augmented Reality Technology
2012-07-22 07:41:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In an attempt to make the transition from traditional advertising to the digital variety, an international furniture and home products designer and distributor has announced that it is readying a printed catalog which will feature augmented reality technology, according to various reports published Friday. According to Mark Raby of SlashGear, multi-national retail giant IKEA will make its next printed catalog compatible with a...

2012-05-29 23:03:19

89 Degrees is using innovative customer relationship management to help make the IKEA FAMILY global loyalty program a success in the United States. Burlington, MA (PRWEB) May 29, 2012 89 Degrees, a next-generation marketing solutions provider that uses advanced analytics to drive better results for data-intensive marketers, is using innovative customer relationship management to help make IKEA´s global loyalty program a success in the United States. The IKEA FAMILY program has already...

IKEA Enters Consumer Electronics Market
2012-04-18 06:12:13

Peter Suciu for RedOrbit.com Sweden's IKEA is the largest furniture maker, and this week it announced that it will enter the consumer electronics market, selling televisions and other home entertainment products alongside its assembly-required flat-packed furniture. Consumers will soon be able to head to the maze-like stores where they can buy HDTV's, wireless sound systems, Blu-ray players and other electronics alongside Swedish meatballs and low-priced homewares. This is part of a...

2012-03-21 22:21:26

CAMBRIDGE, England, and SAN FRANCISCO, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Autonomy, an HP Company, today announced that IKEA Italy, part of the leading global furniture retailer, is using Autonomy's technology to power its document and business process management systems. Founded in Sweden in 1943, IKEA has grown to become the largest furniture retailer in the world, with over 330 stores globally. IKEA is widely known for producing affordable, high-quality self-assembly furniture and...

2012-01-09 17:00:00

YONKERS, N.Y., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you're looking to get a jump start on spring cleaning, search no further. The March 2012 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, has easy and elegant do-it-yourself projects to help you reorganize your closets, pantries, and more without breaking the bank on store-bought organizers. "If you feel like you've got too much stuff and nowhere to put it, we...