February 18, 2015

Ikea has chosen R&O Construction to serve as construction manager for the site work and store development of its future 351,000-sq.-ft. location in Las Vegas.

January 27, 2015

Ikea announced that it is submitting plans to the City of Columbus, Ohio, for a store that would increase the Swedish furniture retailer’s Ohio presence to two stores.

January 23, 2015

The growth of mobile has made round-the-clock connectivity to the internet possible, allowing consumers to shop anywhere at any time. To cater for 24-hour convenience and on-the-go shopping, retailers are turning to innovative technology.

January 16, 2015

The Home Depot Inc. has named CEO and president Craig Menear as chairman, effective Feb. 2. He will succeed Frank Blake, who will retire as chairman.

January 14, 2015

Ikea plans to install solar energy panels on its 380,000-sq-ft. St. Louis store, due to open in fall 2015.

December 16, 2014

Ikea hasa proposed plans for a possible store in the city of Memphis, Tennessee that could increase the Swedish retailer’s presence in the Southeastern United States as its first store in the state.

December 3, 2014

Ikea plans to increase the solar array atop its store that opened eight years ago in Canton, Michigan.

October 29, 2014

Online footwear retailer Zappos is ranked the simplest brand in the U.S. And that’s a good thing.

October 1, 2014

Ikea has begun significant demolition of a 30,145-sq.-ft. building adjacent to its Detroit-area store in Canton, Michigan.

August 20, 2014

Ikea will open its first store in the Miami-Dade region of Florida on Aug. 27, will join store manager Selwyn Crittendon in the official opening of the new store.

July 14, 2014

Ikea is submitting plans to Clark County, Nevada, for a Las Vegas-area store that would increase the Swedish retailer’s presence in the western United States.

July 1, 2014

Ikea has plugged-in an expansion of the solar array completed in April 2013 on the roof of its 1.7 million-sq.-ft. Perryville, Maryland, distribution center.

June 26, 2014

Ikea is planning to raise the hourly minimum wage for employees in its U.S. stores by an average 17%, beginning January 1, 2015.

June 26, 2014

Ikea is planning to raise the hourly minimum wage for employees in its U.S. stores by an average 17%, beginning January 1, 2015.

June 3, 2014

Ikea announced it had completed the installation of South Florida’s largest solar array, which will be plugged-in officially atop the future Miami-Dade Ikea store opening this summer in Sweetwater, Florida.

February 10, 2014

Ikea Group reported progress in its “People and Planet Positive” sustainability strategy during fiscal year 2013.

December 30, 2013

IKEA plans to break ground on a three-level, 380,000-sq.-ft. building in midtown St. Louis this summer, according to Pace Properties, the broker selected by IKEA to help facilitate the chain’s expansion into the St. Louis market.

November 14, 2013

Ikea Canada announced it has purchased a 46 megawatt wind farm in Pincher Creek, Alberta.

November 13, 2013

Ikea announced solar energy is planned for its store under construction in Sweetwater, Fla., which is in the Miami-metro area.

November 8, 2013

Ikea is deploying a standardized, comprehensive and internationally deployed POS software platform from Wincor-Nixdorf.

November 7, 2013

Ikea plans to nearly double the solar array completed in April atop its Perryville, Md., distribution center, the state’s largest such solar energy system.

October 3, 2013

Sustainability is a cornerstone of home furnishings retailer Ikea, its brand and its business plan, reflecting the company’s Swedish heritage.

September 19, 2013

Ikea announced the completion of North America's largest Ikea location, in Ville St. Laurent.

September 17, 2013

Ikea plans to incorporate the largest geothermal heating and cooling system in the state of Kansas (and neighboring Missouri) in its upcoming store in Merriam, Kan.