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Cheap and easy wireless charging sounds like Nikola Tesla’s fantasy brought to life. It’s downright futuristic to think your smartphone could suck up juice just by placing it near a power source. And that’s exactly what Ikea wants to do with its new wireless charging devices. Yes, that Ikea—the Swedish furniture empire. Read more...
When it comes to thinking about the future, people are pretty obsessed with what homes will look like - from The Jetsons to TRON, Hollywood has given us some pretty high hopes for "smart" houses in the coming decades. And while IkeaShow More Summary
IKEA announces $1.13 billion-investment in renewable energy projects to help poor countries fight climate change. The post IKEA Pledges 1 Billion Euros to Fight Climate Change appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Pin it Is your BESTA the best it can be? BESTÅ cabinets are a much-loved IKEA product because they are just so versatile. We love seeing the different combinations of frames and doors people use to create storage large and small. But the downside to being so versatile is that the BESTAs are rather plain. Show More Summary
Ever since it declared it would be raising the wages of its U.S. employees for the second year in a row, the Ikea Corporation (people still refer to it as a Swedish company even though its headquarters, for years, have been located in the Netherlands) has been basking in the limelight, as if this amounted to some sort of emancipation proclamation. Show More Summary
The Swedish furniture store IKEA knows a thing or two about Australians. Many locals frequently take a weekend pilgrimage to battle it out with rowdy kids and fighting couples in the hope of securing a bargain in their big blue bag Armed...Show More Summary
A year ago, Ikea announced it was raising the average minimum wage in its stores to $10.59, based on local cost of living. Apparently it's working out for them, because Ikea is announcing another raise, Dave Jamieson reports, to an average minimum wage of $11.87 and a minimum minimum of $10. Ikea isn't just being nice here. Show More Summary
Casts from top shows scheduled to attend. Sponsors include Nintendo, Nook by Barnes & Noble, Icelandic Glacial™, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, 90+ Cellars, Sapporo, IKEA, Dylan’s Candy Bar. Full event details after the jump! (New York, NY)Show More Summary
IKEA has a new line of furniture that will charge your phone without any wires. The Swedish furniture giant wants a world in which surfaces at coffee shops, airports and workstations can quickly and easily charge devices.
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Give that old piece a new life with these tricks - Domino 9 superstylish chicken coops - Sunset Use the ruggedness of brick to warm up your bath - Houzz 9 creative ways to dress up your walls - Purewow Outdoor plants that are almostShow More Summary
Last month, we shared the news that IKEA was testing some less-mega store formats in Canada, starting with one in the college city of London, Ontario that’s 20,000 feet: maybe the size of a large H&M instead of the size of a small town. The chain announced this week that they’ll be testing the format in the UK, too.… [More]
We are shocked--SHOCKED--to hear that when you pay employees greater than an insult wage you will get people who have some sort of functional self-worth...
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Facebook is now worth more than Walmart, the price of chocolate could be going up due to the dry weather, and Ikea increases minimum wage for the second year in a row. CBS News MoneyWatch's Jill Wagner joins CBSN with more on the day's business headlines.
Almost exactly a year after IKEA announced it would raise the hourly starting wage for employees from $9.17 to $10.76, the furniture retailer says it will give workers another 10% pay boost. Bloomberg reports that IKEA will raise the hourly minimum wage it pays employees to $11.87 in an attempt to keep workers, well, working. The latest increase is set … [More]
Who needs glue, pegs, and screws when furniture can assemble like a puzzle? There's nothing worse than arriving home from Ikea, so excited about your new living room furniture, only to spend the rest of your weekend slaving over the assembly instructions and cursing in Swedish. Read Full Story
WASHINGTON -- A year after it first announced a major minimum wage hike in its U.S. stores, Ikea said Wednesday that it plans to implement another nationwide raise to its wage floor next year, bringing the average store's starting pay...Show More Summary