IKEA Articles

IKEA Planning to Resurrect Giant Sign in South Winnipeg

IKEA Planning to Resurrect Giant Sign in South Winnipeg

You're going to need a bigger Allen key for this job. IKEA's larger-than-life sign in south Winnipeg hasn't been visible for several months, prompting some to ask what happened to the trademark blue and yellow beacon for affordable Swedish furniture. Officially called...

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IKEA Introducing Bulk Candy Bars in Canadian Stores

IKEA Introducing Bulk Candy Bars in Canadian Stores

Shoppers with a sweet tooth will soon be able to indulge their sugary cravings at IKEA. The Swedish furniture giant is introducing Lördagsgodis, or "Saturday candy," which is described as a storied Scandinavian tradition in which children were allowed to visit the...

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National Tree Day Meant to Educate

National Tree Day Meant to Educate

Wednesday is National Tree Day, where Canadians coast-to-coast will be enlightened on the many benefits of trees. Events nationwide, including one in Winnipeg, are designed to increase children's knowledge of trees and nature's role in nourishment. "Growing in size...

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IKEA to Install Free Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

IKEA to Install Free Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

IKEA Canada wants to be the destination for drivers of electric vehicles. The Swedish retailer is installing electric vehicle charging stations at each of its 12 stores across Canada. The rollout is set to be completed by late August and will be provided at no cost to...

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IKEA Voluntarily Recalling Crib Mattresses

IKEA Voluntarily Recalling Crib Mattresses

IKEA Canada has issued a precautionary recall on its SULTAN crib mattresses. The Swedish furniture giant says there hasn't been any reported incidents or injuries as a result of the mattresses, but customers are being urged to measure the gap between the mattress and...

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Winnipeg Hit with Burst of Flash Flooding

Winnipeg streets and parking lots turned into sudden lakes Thursday evening as flash flooding caught motorists and pedestrians off-guard. Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm watch late this afternoon -- later upgrading it to a thunderstorm warning. The...

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IKEA Opens to Thousands of Eager Winnipeg Shoppers

The day shoppers have been waiting decades for, and more realistically years for, has finally arrived. IKEA Winnipeg swung open its doors at 9 a.m. Wednesday to thousands of eager diehards who waited hours overnight in the cold to be among the first to see the new...

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