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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...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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