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Ikea India's parental leave policy leaves most U.S. companies in the dust

Ikea India's parental leave policy leaves most U.S. companies in the dust Ikea India just made its already great maternity leave policy even better.To sweeten the already improved policy, new mothers can then work half days for an additional 16 weeks once they return to work.

Ikea wants to put your whole house online. But for goodness' sake why?

Ikea wants to put your whole house online. But for goodness' sake why? If a botnet comprised of Ikea smart home devices ever knocks out the internet, at least you'll know it's been done with Swedish efficiency.On Tuesday, the homewares company announced it would be continuing the trend of connecting inanimate objects to the internet as part of its Ikea Home Smart project.

People are pretty unamused by Ikea's latest April Fool's prank

People are pretty unamused by Ikea's latest April Fool's prank Swedish furniture giant Ikea is pretty well known for its in-store kids' playground, with its colourful plastic products and multitude of toys.So when Ikea Singapore announced that they were scrapping it in favour of digital tablet stations, people got pretty pissed.

Guy sneaks a fake 'Relationship Saving Station' into Ikea

Guy sneaks a fake 'Relationship Saving Station' into Ikea A trip to Ikea with your significant other can be the ultimate test.It's hard to determine just how many relationships have perished while shopping for a new couch.

Hold onto your Expedit: Ikea restaurants are coming

Hold onto your Expedit: Ikea restaurants are coming You were there for the meatballs.8 billion dollars worth of food in 2016 and 30 percent of Ikea Food's customers are there solely to chow down.

Ikea is 'deeply flattered' by this $2,145 high fashion homage to their humble tote

Ikea is 'deeply flattered' by this $2,145 high fashion homage to their humble tote Cheap things that are made to look expensive may be acceptable cultural cache in 2017, but not the other way around.Hence, the current online laughter in the serious, pouty face of high fashion brand, Balenciaga.

Ikea responds back with sass to Balenciaga's copycat tote bag

Ikea responds back with sass to Balenciaga's copycat tote bag Last week, high fashion brand Balenciaga had the audacity to sell a copycat version of Ikea's $0.The internet laughed, we were appalled, and everyone questioned this thing we call "fashion.

The Ikea shopping bag madness continues. This time with a hat.

The Ikea shopping bag madness continues. This time with a hat. Today in stuff you don't need: a hat made from the Ikea shopping tote you filled with frozen KÖTTBULLAR last week.When Balenciaga unveiled a $2,145 version of Ikea's blue $0.

IKEA sent out a mysterious survey and what in the name of eftersökt are they planning?!

IKEA sent out a mysterious survey and what in the name of eftersökt are they planning?! Ikea, what in the name of eftersökt are you planning?The design store — where roughly a bajillion millennials have purchased a build-it-yourself cabinet and whatever a "frakta" is — recently released an online survey that asks respondents what they want from an artificially intelligent assistant.

IKEA's New Micro-Living Collection Inspired by Mars Mission

IKEA's New Micro-Living Collection Inspired by Mars Mission Sure, it would be great to forget all your troubles, forget all your cares and move to Mars.The Swedish retailer joined NASA and students from Lund University School of Industrial Design to “use space knowledge for a better everyday life on Earth.

Ikea and NASA are partnering on furniture that’s out of this world

Ikea and NASA are partnering on furniture that’s out of this world Why it matters to you Say what you will about Ikea, but it's certainly pretty innovative.Setting up Ikea furniture may be difficult, but it’s not rocket science … or is it?

IKEA now sells solar panel battery storage — and you don't have to build it yourself

IKEA now sells solar panel battery storage — and you don't have to build it yourself The word IKEA usually brings to mind memories of endless, sweaty afternoons spent decrypting their assembly instructions to build that BILLY bookcase.So it doesn't exactly come as a surprise that the company has started offering a kit of solar panels and home batteries to its customers in the UK.

IKEA made a 25-minute ASMR video, and you might find it very soothing

IKEA made a 25-minute ASMR video, and you might find it very soothing IKEA is delving into the world of ASMR.The company released a 25-minute ad touting its dorm room collection on Tuesday, but there's a twist: the clip is also an ASMR wonderland featuring a soft-voiced speaker, rustling sheets and pillows, and lightly clanging clothes hangers.

A trip with your significant other to Australia is equivalent to an Ikea trip, trust us

A trip with your significant other to Australia is equivalent to an Ikea trip, trust us Though a trip to Australia with your significant other sounds great in theory, it's actually an awful, awful idea.Just like going to Ikea.

IKEA shows how you can make your own 'Game of Thrones' cape

IKEA shows how you can make your own 'Game of Thrones' cape Despite the untold millions of dollars it costs to produce Game of Thrones, it turns out the HBO show’s costume designer shops at IKEA just like the rest of us.During a talk at the Getty Museum event in Los Angeles last year, head costume designer Michele Clapton revealed that the capes worn by the Night's Watch are actually just sheepskin rugs from IKEA, which anyone can purchase for $79.

IKEA Shows Us How to Make a Game of Thrones Cape in 3 Easy Steps

IKEA Shows Us How to Make a Game of Thrones Cape in 3 Easy Steps HBO’s Game of Thrones is one of the biggest shows on TV with a massive budget of up to $10 million per episode.However, according to Michele Clapton, the head costume designer for the show, the process of making these capes was a lot less strenuous than you would think.