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- Prescott flattens Ikea store expansion plans. Cockram, Andrea // Estates Gazette;4/12/2003, Issue 315, p37
This article reports that the company Ikea AB is facing problems to its Great Britain expansion plans as Secretary of State John Prescott removed a 70000 square feet proposed extension to its Nottingham, England-based store. Prescott cancelled the application on grounds that Ikea had not looked...
- Prescott packs up Ikea's plans for Stockport big box. // Estates Gazette;8/7/2004, Issue 432, p16
Reports on the viability of the big box store expansion strategy of Ikea in Stockport, England in 2004, despite the refusal of Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott. Content of Prescott's decision letter; Remarks from Gary Halman, partner at HOW Planning.
- High hopes for Ikea in Stockport. // Cabinet Maker;6/6/2003, Issue 5341, p6
Reports on the expansion plans of the furniture retailer Ikea AB in England. Support of the proposal by the Stockport Council; Appeal of the company on the decision of John Prescott; Ability of the company to create jobs.
- Ikea buys Brooklyn tract to build first NYC store. Engel, Clint // Furniture/Today;6/20/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 40, p2
Reports on the acquisition of a property by the furniture retailer Ikea AB in Brooklyn, New York City. Plan of the firm to establish a store in the area; Growth of the company; Store area.
- Coming to your doorstep soon. Lewis, Mark // Cabinet Maker;6/24/2005, Issue 5444, p10
Argues that the almost inevitable side-effect of British deputy prime minister John Prescott's refusal to grant Ikea planning permission on many of its preferred plot was for the Swedish giant to go looking for alternatives on the high street. Competition for high street retailers; Result of...
- Irish considering Ikea store. // Cabinet Maker;11/12/2004, Issue 5414, p4
Reports on the possibility of waiving the ban on superstores for Ikea AB by the Environment Minister Dick Roche in Ireland. Location of the store; Investment of the firm for the store; Expansion plans of the company.
- Ikea plans to build another Calif, store. Merritte, Tanya K. // Kids Today;Sep2004, p46
Reports on the plan of retailer Ikea AB to build a store in West Sacramento, California. Expansion of the company; Total number of stores; Features of the store.
- IKEA supersizes Philly location. Lillo, Andrea // Home Textiles Today;1/13/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 18, p2
Reports on the business expansion of Ikea in Pennsylvania. Launch of additional stores; Variation of the merchandise assortment; Plan of store remodelling.
- Story overtakes Ikea founder's doubts. // Furniture/Today;1/13/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p59
Reports on the misinterpretation of the business expansion plans of Ingvar Kamprad, the founder of Ikea in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Volatility of the economy; Confusion arising from the news stories.