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11.11.10 Play-time from IKEA enables school-time for eight million children

During the festive season, for every soft toy sold, IKEA donates €1 to UNICEF and Save the Children, who are ensuring more children around the world can go to school.

14.10.10 Steve Howard to become new Chief Sustainability Officer for the IKEA Group

Steve Howard has been appointed new Chief Sustainability Office starting his new assignment 17 January 2011 and will report directly to IKEA Group President and CEO Mikael Ohlsson.

12.08.10 Mother of All Kitchens

IKEA predicts that by 2040, your kitchen will be ALIVE

24.02.10 - Undercover "Kitchen Squad" on the Loose and on Your Screens

The first reality home makeover commercial is to be aired on TV premieres on Channel 4 tonight at 20:10. This is part of a three part TV commercial for the IKEA home furnishing company.

14.01.10 - IKEA Appoints Mother to UK and Ireland Business

IKEA has appointed Mother to spearhead the next phase of its business and brand development in the UK and Ireland.

16.11.09 - The new IKEA newsletter for food

We have a new newsletter specifically aimed at our food range whether it's in our Swedish Food Market, or in our restaurant, we have something for every seasonal occassion.

In this month's newsletter we look at what is on offer in the store for Valentine's Day and Pancake Day.

02.11.09 - IKEA UK & Ireland reports growth

Despite the tough economic climate, IKEA UK & Ireland has reported that total sales for the year to 31 August 2009 rose by 1.1% to £1.2 billion.

27.07.09 - IKEA Dublin opens!

Swedish home furnishings giant IKEA today opened its doors in Ballymun, Dublin. The long awaited opening was greeted by hundreds of people who started to arrive at 7am when the car park opened. Read the press release for more information!

25.07.09 - IKEA Catalogue 2010

The preview of the new IKEA Catalogue!

An inspirational tool to be used by you, and you, and you, and you – simply a catalogue we hope everyone will enjoy.

For more information contact us in the Press Office.

24.07.09 - Sustainability Report 2008

The IKEA Social and Environmental reports give detailed information about the IKEA Group's work with social and environmental responsibility and shows how far we have come towards achieving our goals.

The 2008 report describes the sustainability work carried out on a global level by the IKEA Group during financial year 2008, from 01 September 2007 to 31 August 2008 (FY08).

This report highlights some of the progress IKEA has made during FY08, including our efforts with “IKEA Goes Renewable”, IKEA's carbon footprint, updated IWAY results and the work of the IKEA Social Initiative.

24.04.09 - New President and CEO for the IKEA Group

Mikael Ohlsson has been appointed new CEO of the IKEA Group by the board of Ingka Holding BV. He starts his new assignment September 1st, 2009 and replaces Anders Dahlvig, CEO during the past ten years.

01.10.10 IKEA Group releases first Yearly Summary

The IKEA Group has published its first Yearly Summary – Welcome Inside. This is to openly communicate how IKEA revenues are used, in a format that talks to the many people. The Yearly Summary covers the fiscal year of 2009 and offers brief figures for FY 2010.