Latest Intelligence on Home Furniture and Housewares in Sweden

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Ikea: opportunities in the electricals market

Ikea could be next in a long list of retailers to move into the electricals market after Anders Dahlvig, chief executive, said that the company is considering adding electricals to its iconic furniture. In light of electricals' positive market outlook, Ikea's brand strength and its vast store footprints, selling electricals could prove a sound move by Ikea.

Published By Datamonitor
02 Apr 2007
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Ikea: manufacturing efficiencies

News that Swedish home furnishings retailer Ikea is planning to restructure its work-force in the UK and reduce staff numbers, in a bid to become more efficient, is a sign that that even the most innovative and successful retailers are not immune to a slowdown in UK retailing.

Published By Datamonitor
11 Jul 2007
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H&M: homewares delay

With like-for-like growth at 5.5% for the nine months to August 31, the recent move into China on track, and more store openings due for the fourth quarter, the outlook for fashion retailer H&M should be bright. However, the delay in introducing its dedicated homewares offer means the Swedish retailer is falling further behind its main competitor Inditex.

Published By Datamonitor
28 Sep 2007

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