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Coming to an iPhone Near You: Virtual Furnished Rooms, Courtesy of Ikea

When you’ve gone furniture shopping, chances are you’ve strolled through dozens of sample rooms and oohed and ahhed over how great they look. Then you […]


Ikea is Hosting “College Life Your Way” Event this Weekend

Attention all nervous parents and future freshmen: stop panicking! We know getting ready for college can be stressful–and expensive. New bedding. New furniture. New school. New roommates. […]

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Man Claims This Popular Ikea Bowl Made His Food Catch on Fire

Ikea items are to my home what rumors about Beyoncé’s twins’ names are to the internet right now. In other words, they’re everywhere. So when […]


These Three Philly Companies Made Fortune’s 2017 “Best Companies to Work for” List

Three Philadelphia-area companies made Fortune’s recently released 2017 ranking of the 100 best places to work in the U.S., the PBJ reports. Coming in at number […]


Kanye West for IKEA? The Furniture Giant Politely Passes

Admit it: Somewhere in your home, there’s a POANG armchair. Would you like a YEEZY bed to go with it? Well, if that idea floats […]


Two Philly Area Companies Make Fortune‘s Best Workplaces for Retail

Thanksgiving has come and gone, meaning the pressure is on the retailers to have a successful holiday season. That means long hours, seasonal workers and the hopes […]

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13 Philly-Area Companies Earn 100 Score on HRC’s 2016 Corporate Equality Index

The Human Rights Campaign released their 2016 Corporate Equality Index report today, and a number of businesses in the Greater Philadelphia area have perfect scores.

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SS United States Conservancy Exploring Sale of Ship for Scrap

“The Conservancy has never been closer to saving the SS United States, nor so close to losing her.” That is the message from the SS […]

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Philadelphia Museum of Art’s New Design Exhibit is Like a Fancy IKEA

This month, the Philadelphia Museum of Art debuts “Northern Lights: Scandinavian Design,” which is running now through October 4th. Here are some objects you’ll see there. Look […]


The SS United States Is Safe — For Now

The SS United States — the luxury liner long docked across from the IKEA in South Philadelphia — has, finally, some good news. According to […]


IKEA’s Monster Instructions

Ed Harrington is an illustrator whose IKEA instruction manuals were featured this week on Fast Company. His Tumblr has many of them, but we think […]


Get a Home Makeover From IKEA

IKEA calls itself the Life Improvement Store, and it’s now expanding its services to make good on that moniker. Taking a page from the book […]

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Is IKEA Spying on You?

Swedish-based IKEA–which headquarters its US operations in Conshohocken–is the subject of a damning New York Times article today. Apparently the company spends hundreds of thousands of Euros/Dollars […]

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The 5 Top Solar Energy Users in Philadelphia

The Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities has released a list of the five biggest solar energy users in Philly. Here they are.

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IKEA Product or Death Metal Band?