Ikea Wants To Help Couples In The Bedroom

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 03.17.2015 | Canada Living

After years of causing couples to fight, and in some cases cry, Ikea now wants to improve your relationship. The furniture powerhouse has once agai...

New Generation Of Ikea Furniture Can Wirelessly Charge Your Phone

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Business

No charger, no problem.

Why Has Ikea Succeeded In Canada When Others Have Failed?

Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Business

While some foreign retail giants like Target are pulling out of Canada, Ikea continues to increase its sales. Ikea Canada president Stefan Sjöstrand ...

Ikea Monkey's Former Owner Buys 2 New Furry Friends

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2015 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Supporters of a woman who calls herself the Ikea monkey's "mom" claim in a Facebook post that she has now bought two monkeys.The group of su...

Ikea Monkey's Former Owner Buys 2 New Primates

CBC | Posted 03.22.2015 | Canada Living

The former owner of Darwin the Ikea monkey has acquired two new Japanese monkeys, according to a Facebook post. Yasmin Nakhuda, who has referred to ...

Doing One Thing Right: Monochromatic Home Decor

Yanic Simard | Posted 02.02.2015 | Canada Style
Yanic Simard

In a world where mixing-and-matching is hot, you might find yourself growing cold on even trying to figure it all out, but I'm here to show you how to get a timeless (yet up to date!) look, all based around a favourite colour -- so easy, the hard part will be deciding on just one!

What I Learned This Week: Make Accidents Happen

Andy Nulman | Posted 01.24.2015 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

It's easy to wait for them to happen, but that's not the lesson of this post. As counter-intuitive as it sounds, you have to generate your own accidents to build a more exciting, innovative and sustainable future.

IKEA Richmond Strike Ends After 17 Months

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The 17-month-long lockout at IKEA's flagship store in Richmond, B.C., is over now that a new deal has been worked out between the company ...

After 17 Months, Ikea Richmond Strike Is OVER

CBC | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A new 10-year agreement has been reached with the union representing Ikea workers at its Richmond, B.C., store, ending what became a 17-month-long la...

Who's The Fairest Of Them All? You Are, Says IKEA

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.09.2014 | Canada Living

Who's the fairest of them all? IKEA's motivational mirror will say it's you. In fact, it will always tell you good things, no matter what. A vid...

Labour Board Sides With Striking Richmond IKEA Workers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

RICHMOND, B.C. - The union representing locked-out workers at IKEA's flagship store in Richmond, B.C., says the provincial labour board has found the ...

Ikea Breastfeeding Incident Never Happened, Store Says

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.16.2014 | Canada Living

Ikea claims that an alleged incident in which an employee called a mother's breastfeeding "disgusting" never actually happened. Last week, Brea Reh...

Breastfeeding Mom Outraged At Ottawa IKEA

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada Living

An Ottawa mother is demanding an apology from IKEA after a manager allegedly called her breastfeeding "disgusting" and told her to take it into the ba...

What's Your Colour Comfort?

Yanic Simard | Posted 03.25.2014 | Canada Style
Yanic Simard

Putting a lot of colour in just the centre will start to look awkward, so you'll need to make sure to put it on your surfaces as well. Drapery is an excellent way to bring colour to your walls without committing long term. You can also add art, or paint your picture frames, and include a colourful accent rug to bring life to the floor

Add a Little Fire to Your Design With the Colour Red

Yanic Simard | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada Style
Yanic Simard

A new year brings new inspirations, which always lead to new ideas. As an interior designer, I don't often utilize red in my designs, so for this January I challenged myself to look for cool ways to heat up a kitchen with a dose of this fiery colour.

Vancouver Man Exchanges Rug For Haiku

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

When Sean Hallaren posted a Craigslist ad offering a free IKEA rug, he never expected he would get so many responses. So the Vancouverite turned th...

Ikea Canada's BIG Push For Sustainability

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

TORONTO - Ikea Canada has bought a 46-megawatt wind farm project under construction in Pincher Creek, Alta.The furniture retailer acquired the 20-turb...

Edmonton IKEA Accused Of Discriminating Against Child

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 10.31.2013 | Canada Alberta

Reports that a young Edmonton girl was denied access to the IKEA play room over her native tongue have led to a heated online debate. CBC Edmonton...

20 Ikea Foods That Stole Our Hearts

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada Living

If you've ever stepped into Ikea, you know your nose will quickly take you to their restaurant or cafe stocked with meatballs, mashed potatoes and tha...

SavvyMom Roundup: Strangers Slapping Babies?

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 04.24.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

This past week was both busy and relaxing -- what with V-Day, a short work week and a four day weekend to keep the kids busy. Oscar shocking, strangers slapping babies and some great new snack ideas were all things that caught my attention this week.

LOOK: Famous Women Replaced With IKEA Products

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.03.2012 | Canada Living

Swedish furniture giant IKEA had a minor PR disaster on its hands when Swedish media reported that the company had photoshopped women out of its produ...

IKEA Removes Women From Catalogue

CP | Karl Ritter, The Associated Press | Posted 12.01.2012 | Canada Business

STOCKHOLM - Ikea is being criticized for deleting images of women from the Saudi version of its furniture catalogue, a move the company says it regret...

Swedish For A Good Night's Sleep? Ikea To Launch Budget Hotel Chain

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.16.2012 | Canada Business

STOCKHOLM - Best known for its flat-pack furniture, Ikea is now planning to launch a budget hotel chain in Europe.Inter Ikea, which owns the Ikea conc...

The Ikea Song: Singer Turns Ikea Product Names Into Music Video (WATCH, PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Style

Ikea can be a complete nightmare to visit: it's always busy, you can very easily get lost wandering the showroom and trying to find a product by its S...

We're Dreaming Of Poolside Lounging Thanks To Ikea's Limited Edition Textiles

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Style

As if we weren't already daydreaming about lounging by the pool or on a beach, Ikea has gone and created a new line of limited edition textiles that's...