India likely to raise import duties on more than 50 items in Budget
India plans to increase import duties on more than 50 items, targeting about $56 bn worth of Chinese imports.
Ikea may entice with malls next to its big stores
Ikea is exploring possibilities of building shopping malls and entertainment facilities nex...
Ikea recalls 'Made in India' mugs due to excessive chemicals
The world’s top furniture co is trying to figure out how the product escaped its...
IKEA in UAE recalls 'Made in India' travel mugs that may contain harmful chemicals
"To ensure the safety of our customers, we are recalling all TROLIGTVIS travel mugs marked "Made in India". We urge customers to return the product to any of our stores for a full refund. We apologise for any inconvenience this recall may cause," the world's largest furniture retailer said.
My job is to tell the India story, it automatically attracts investment: Piyush Goyal
"Many people are talking about jobs, including your paper, but I look at the jobs in the perspective of the jobs lost also. I cannot create 700,000 jobs by breaking the law, breaking every anti-competitive restriction, monopolising certain markets", said Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal.
Principles of language localization: Not just translation, but cultural naturalization
Companies wanting to appeal to the uber cool, English speaking audience in India, which is estimated to be about a crore people, must take Indian English as a localization effort.
Startup Central: Will IKEA break global format in India?
Startup Central | 'What slowdown?' That’s what IKEAIndia head, Peter Betzel, exclaimed while revealing 5 million shoppers visited the Hydera...
Ikea crosses RS 400-crore sales mark in first year
The Indian market is notoriously value-conscious, and Ikea merchandise are rarely easily affordable.
Ekaya Banaras boss recalls when she had locked horns with IKEA over similar brand names
Palak Shah received a letter of objection from IKEA over similarity in brand names.
How brands are waking up to the big sleep economy
In today’s context, a sleepless person is also at the risk of being an unhealthy one. And as a result of waking up to the importance of rest, helping people sleep longer and better is becoming big business.
Ikea plans to expand in tier-II cities in second phase
Bretzel also noted that the company has also ensured that 50 per cent of the workforce in Ikea India will be women.
What to do with all the plastic trash?
In 2017, the nonprofit Lonely Whale and the computer company Dell created NextWave, an initiative for developing products made of ocean-bound plastic. The current members are HP, General Motors, Ikea, Herman Miller, Humanscale, Trek Bicycle, Interface and Bureo.
After electric buses, China's BYD wants to sell electric cargo vehicles in India
The Chinese automaker already sells electric buses in India in partnership with Hyderabad-based Olectra Greentech. In September this year, it was reported that the company was looking for local partners in the country for its electric cargo vans to branch out beyond buses.
IKEA to build a store in Mumbai mall
In a shift from their usual approach, the Swedish furniture maker is opting for a store rather than building their own stand alone space.
Ikea India opens online store in Mumbai
Mumbai will see a multichannel offer including smaller format stores, and a big format store in Navi Mumbai, it said in a statement.
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