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Build This Dream Music Studio with IKEA Hacked Furniture

Building a music studio—or any creative space, really—can be difficult. Custom storage, desks, and workbenches can be expensive, but Dubspot's Michael Walsh did it on the cheap with a few trips to IKEA, his DIY spirit, and some elbow grease. Read more...

Study Shows Londoners Are Most Creative Worldwide Due To Relaxing Morning Rituals

IKEA's annual 'Life at Home' report has found that the leisurely habits of those in the UK capital boost their imaginative thinking.

IKEA Minimum Wage To Be Raised For American Employees

It has been announced that the IKEA minimum wage for workers in American branches of the well-known Swedish furniture retailer will increase by 17 percent next year. That change will affect about half of the IKEA retail employees in the United States. Fortunately for those of us who love how IKEA is known for low-priced

More Money For Meatballs

Ikea is raising its average minimum wage for American employees to $10.76 per hour, a 17 percent increase. Jordan Weissmann is encouraged by the news: Notably, Ikea isn’t raising prices on its furniture to pay for the raise. Instead, the company’s management says it believes the pay hike will help them compete for and keep talent, which is of course good for […]

Hey Ikea and Gap, Your Raises Aren't That Great

Ikea and Gap have been busy patting themselves on the back of late for raising the minimum wage they pay their workers. The self-congratulation is a little much given the "baby steps" we're talking about here, writes Catherine Rampell at the Washington Post. Ikea, for instance, says it will pay...

Will Minimum Wage Hikes Add New Risks To Apollo?

By Valuentum: The minimum wage debate is both controversial and real. With Seattle workers garnering a $15/hour minimum wage, firms such as Ikea raising wages to $11/hour, and substantial support from the White House, entrepreneurs and business visionaries are simply in a lot of trouble -- and they can't do anything about it. Show More Summary

Ikea Raises Workers' Hourly Wages North of $10: Who's Next?

The furniture chain's US devision will join Gap and other companies by raising its minimum wage. The average will rise from $9.17 to $10.76.

Friday Morning Stir

-Instinct built a marketing campaign within Instagram for IKEA (video above). link -How three New York agencies watched the U.S. World Cup match yesterday. link -Public television station seeks Supreme Court review of ban on commercial spots. Show More Summary

Ikea to boost average minimum wage in U.S.

Photo by Flickr user Håkan Dahlström Swedish furniture retailer Ikea will boost average minimum wage for its U.S. retail employees by 17 percent to $10.76 per hour, the company announced Thursday. The company says it will determine wages for each of Ikea’s 38 retail locations in the U.S. Show More Summary

The Ikea Illusion

Congratulations Ikea workers—you're getting a raise.

Dwelling: Curbed National takes a look back...

Curbed National takes a look back at 70-plus years of Ikea history, as seen through (what else?) the furnishing giant's fake showrooms. From the droll goods of the early '50s to the denim marshmallow couches of the '70s to the...

GM’s Faulty Ignition Switch Made in China, Ikea Raises U.S. Minimum Wage, Butter Consumption is Up

Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News General Motors said that the faulty ignition switch that led to the recall of almost 3.4 million cars was made by China-based company Dalian Alps Electronics Co Ltd. And butter consumption has made a comeback in the U.S. Show More Summary

Ikea’s Raising Its Minimum Wage for U.S. Workers Without Increasing Prices

3 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

    If only more companies were as concerned about fair wages as the Swedish furniture giant seems to be. aoo3771 / Shutterstock.com The Swedish ready-to-assemble-furniture store is following its vision to “create a better everyday life for the many people... Show More Summary

Ikea Will Give Half Its U.S. Employees a 17% Raise

NEW YORK — Ikea's U.S. division is raising the minimum wage for thousands of its retail workers, pegging it to the cost of living in each location, instead of its competition. The 17% average raise, expected to be announced Thursday,...Show More Summary

10 Awesome DIY IKEA Hacks for Kids' Room Lighting

Even though most agree that IKEA designs are already pretty great (for the price especially), that doesn't stop creative people from putting their own spin on the products. Lighting in particular is fun to tweak, and a good way to add extra personality to your child's room. Here are ten really great projects to inspire you... READ MORE »

Ikea is raising its starting wage 17 percent, to an average of $10.76 an hour

Ikea is announcing a pretty hefty raise for hourly workers at its 38 U.S. stores. The middlebrow Swedish furniture and housewares purveyor isn't instituting a uniform minimum wage, but will raise pay based on cost of living. The newShow More Summary

IKEA To Hike Minimum Wage To $10.76/Hour

About half of IKEA’s 13,651 U.S. employees are going to get a modest raise in the new year, with the world’s largest furniture retailer announcing that it will raise its starting hourly wage from $9.17 to $10.76 starting in January. “The happier the co-worker, the happier the customer and the better the overall shopping experience,” said Ikea’s acting U.S. president, … [More]

Ikea raises hourly pay for U.S. retail workers

About half of Ikea's 11,000 hourly store workers will get a raise, which will vary based on the cost of living in each IKEA location

Ikea Will Raise The Minimum Wage For Its American Workers

While the increase won't be the same at every store, its minimum wage will increase to an average of $10.76 an hour. The post Ikea Will Raise The Minimum Wage For Its American Workers appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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