About IKEA

We’ve come a long way since Ingvar Kamprad founded IKEA in 1943. From being a tiny Swedish business, selling through a mail-order catalogue, IKEA has become one of the most well-known home furnishing brands in the world. Today, there are hundreds of IKEA stores around the globe, and more are coming. Read more about our fascinating story – from the very beginning, to what we are doing right now.