Feodor Ingvar Kamprad was a Swedish business magnate. He was the founder of IKEA, a multinational retail company specialising in furniture. He lived in Switzerland from 1976 to 2014. Contents. [hide]. 1 Early life; 2 Career; 3 Net worth and Stichting INGKA Foundation; 4 Works; 5 Fascist involvement; 6 Personal life …

11 hours ago – The town in rural Sweden where Ikea was born will not erect a statue in tribute to the company's founder Ingvar Kamprad, who passed away in January. Älmhult municipality in Småland, southern Sweden, is in discussions over how Kamprad's legacy should be recognized.

Swede Ingvar Kamprad began with two empty hands to become one of the richest people in the world – as the founding owner of furniture chain store IKEA.Ingvar Feodor Kamprad was born on 30 March 1926, on a small farm called Elmtaryd near the village of Agunnaryd, in the Swedish …

Jan 28, 2018 – Ingvar Kamprad, a Swedish entrepreneur who hid his fascist past and became one of the world's richest men by turning simply-designed, low-cost furniture into the global Ikea empire,d on Saturday at his home in Smaland, Sweden. He was 91. His was confirmed by the company in a statement on …

Kamprad was the founder of Ikea, the world's largest furniture retailer. The closely held company is based in Almhult, Sweden, and had 403 stores worldwide and revenue of 38.3 billion euros ($47 billion) in the year to Aug. 31, 2017. He controlled the business through a series of trusts and foundations. Hed on Jan.

Jan 28, 2018 – The Swedish founder of the Ikea furniture chain, Ingvar Kamprad, hasd at the age of 91, the company has announced. Mr Kamprad – who pioneered flat-pack furniture -d at his home in Småland, Ikea confirmed in a statement. The company said that Mr Kamprad was "one of the greatest …

Ingvar Kamprad, founder of global furniture retailer IKEA,d on January 27, 2018 at age 91. Kamprad created IKEA when he was 17, peddling matches, fish and Christmas cards by bicycle. He opened his first furniture store in 1947 and built it into one of the world's most successful retailers, with fiscal 2017 revenues of …