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    Background of the company IKEA is a privately held‚ international home products company that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture such as beds and desks‚ appliances and home accessories. The company is the world ’s largest furniture retailer. Founded in 1943 by 17-year-old Ingvar Kamprad in Sweden‚ the company is named as an acronym comprising the initials of the founder ’s name (Ingvar Kamprad)‚ the farm where he grew up‚ and his home paris (Timetoast‚ 2013). IKEA has 300 home furnishing

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    1.0 Introduction The Swedish home furnishing retailer IKEA was founded by Ingvar Kamprad in the region of Smaland in Sweden in 1943 (Hultman‚ et al.‚ 2011). It is regarded as one of the most respected and reliable companies in Sweden (Gronvius‚ Lernborg‚ 2009). Today‚ IKEA is a global company which has operations in 41 countries around the world for over six decades. It has 29 trading offices located in 25 countries and the remaining 16 countries are 11 customer distribution centers and 26 distribution

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    IKEA in China (Group Project Progress) (Slide 1) Hello everybody! My name is Anastasiia and I am a presenter from Team 5. For our group project we chose IKEA Company and its market in China. (Slide 2) In today’s presentation I will talk about IKEA history and background‚ make an analysis of its current situation in the world and in China particularly‚ and then move to its current problem. (Slide 3) IKEA is a Swedish home products company that is perhaps best known for selling ready-to-assemble

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    1. Develop a profile of the typical IKEA customer. To what extent does the profile vary across countries? IKEA customers’ profiles are typically relative to their domestic markets as their perceptions can be more or less easily matched with their expectations. IKEA targets customers who are willing to assemble furniture themselves‚ self-servicing while looking at the furniture‚ and willing to deliver furniture home by themselves. The majority of the customers like to perceive themselves as either

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    http://logisticsviewpoints.com/2009/11/05/in-store-logistics-at-ikea/ In-Store Logistics at IKEA by Steve Banker November 5th‚ 2009 At many companies‚ the vision statement is comprised of empty words. Not at IKEA‚ where the company has a clear vision and its various functions work together to support its distinctive value proposition. IKEA‚ the world’s largest home furnishings retailer‚ has a vision of providing “well designed‚ functional home furnishings [at] prices so low that as many

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    1. Abstract IKEA is a furniture company founded by a Swedish billionaire - Ingvar Kamprad‚ who is a successful leader and a living legend of IKEA. He made a great contribution to the innovation and successes of IKEA as well as keeping it grow strongly: Just in 10 years‚ sales of IKEA tripled from over $ 4 billion in 1993 to more than $ 12 billion in 2003. Starting a new career with IKEA by small business in the village Agunnaryd Elmtary - where Kamprad lived‚ but finally he turned to selling

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    IKEA Strategic Management Report Executive summary This report provides an analysis‚ evaluation and recommendation on the strategic management of IKEA. Methods evaluating and analysis includes SWOT analysis‚ Pestle Analysis‚ Porters five forces and finally internal environment analysis. This report will show findings on the internal and external forces of the company and then illustrate on how the company deals and curb with these factors and gains

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    by Ingvar Kamprad Turn over : 21‚5 billion €uros (+1‚4% in 2008) 16‚3% market share in France Staff : 128.000 persons 267 stores in 25 countries Visitors in stores: 590 millions 561 millions/year visitors on the website Ikea.fr Graphs PESTEL IKEA Economical factors Better purchasing power of emerging countries Pricing different according to the country Low price strategy in general Technological & Legal Technological factors Creation and innovation of new products Better stock management

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    IKEA Case Study Strategic Marketing Plan Review Table of Content 1.0 Executive Summary Pg. 3 2.0 IKEA Company’s Proflie Pg. 4 3.0 Segmentation Base on Applied by IKEA Pg. 5 3.1 GEOGRAPHIC SEGMENTATION 3.1.1 TARGET MARKET SEGMENTS Pg. 5 3.2. DEMOGRAPHIC SEGMENTATION 3.2.1 TARGET MARKET SEGMENTS: Pg. 6 3.3 PSYCHOGRAPHIC SEGMENTATION Pg. 6 3.4 BEHAVIORAL SEGMENTATION 3.4.1 TARGET MARKET SEGMENTS Pg. 7 3.5 IKEA’S POSITIONING STRATEGIES Ph. 7 4.0 Customer Value Provided

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    IKEA has as a fundamental guiding principle to work in the same way and to be perceived in the same way in every country. This provides operational advantages and makes it possible‚ so it is argued by senior management‚ to keep prices low and attractive for as many people as possible” (Steve Burt; Ulf Johansson; Asa Thelander‚ 2010). Everyone knows IKEA is a well-known and have a long history multinational furnishing retailer in the world. Its open style show room and shelf display break the

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