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IKEA: Swedish retail company
IKEA is a conglomerate that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture, kitchen appliances and home accessories, among other goods and home services. Founded in Sweden in 1943 by 17-year-old Ingvar Kamprad, IKEA has been the world's largest furniture retailer since 2008. The brand used by the group is an acronym that consists of the founder's initials, and those of Elmtaryd, the family farm where he was born, and the nearby village Agunnaryd.

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IKEA Ordered to Pay $1.2 Million Fine for Spying on French Workers [Video]

IKEA Ordered to Pay $1.2 Million Fine for Spying on French Workers

On June 15, the French branch of Ingka Group, which owns most of the world’s IKEA stores, was fined $1.2 million.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:13Published
Ikea France fined €1 million for spying on staff and some customers [Video]

Ikea France fined €1 million for spying on staff and some customers

The French subsidiary of the home furnishings giant Ikea was found guilty of spying on union representatives, employees and some unhappy customers in the country.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:38Published

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