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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.

August 14, 2013

Swedish retailer Ikea has bought a wind farm in Ireland to power its furniture stores in Dublin and Belfast, according to a report by the Belfast Telegraph.

August 14, 2013

Swedish retailer Ikea has bought a wind farm in Ireland to power its furniture stores in Dublin and Belfast, according to a report by the Belfast Telegraph.

June 18, 2013

Ikea said it plans to increase the solar array atop its two-year-old Centennial, Colo. store, with panel installation slated to begin in July.

May 8, 2013

Ikea has officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in Stoughton, Mass.

April 16, 2013

Ikea said Tuesday it has plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its distribution center in Perryville, Md.

February 20, 2013

Ikea said that contractors have been hired and a building permit is pending for its future Miami-Dade store in Sweetwater, Fla., putting the home furnishings retailer on track for a groundbreaking in 60 days and a summer 2014 opening date.

January 30, 2013

Ikea officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in City of Sunrise, Fla.

January 21, 2013

A report by Bloomberg said that Ikea has received the go-ahead from the Indian government to open outlets in the country, making it perhaps the first major foreign retailer to set up its own stores in the region.

December 18, 2012

Shopping center owner and developer DDR Corp., based in Beachwood, Ohio, said Tuesday it will sell 22 acres of land to Ikea Property for the construction of Ikea’s first store in Kansas, located in the Kansas City bedroom community of Merriam, Kan.

November 15, 2012

Ikea announced it is submitting plans to the City of Burbank, Calif., for a new and larger store to replace its current location among the Swedish retailer’s presence in the Los Angeles area.

October 26, 2012

The Ikea Group plans to become energy and resource independent by 2020, according to the chain’s new “People & Planet Positive” sustainability initiative.

October 1, 2012

Ikea said that it plans to sell only energy-efficient LED lighting by 2016.

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