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Did you know that? Or this?

Did you know that? Or this?

Stats, fun facts, odd bits about IKEA people, places and products:

Many companies, organisations and people – together – shape IKEA. Each and every person, idea and solution contributes to the big picture. Here is a selection of facts and figures that give a glimpse of the IKEA year that’s just passed. IKEA unites thousands of co-workers and hundreds of companies with different owners all over the world. IKEA is one brand but it reaches millions of hearts and homes.

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What’s this heart about?

Born in a crisis on the factory floor! During a safety stop, IKEA designers rushed to a supplier to ensure that all IKEA soft toy eyes would be embroidered to protect children. On the spot, they also created this huggable heart cushion, called FAMNIG, which became a hit worldwide, providing enough work to keep the formerly at-risk factory open and productive.

Want to make that 231,001? At the last count in FY22, 231,000 IKEA co- workers are working and having fun together and making life at home a little better around the world.
Were you there too? In FY22, visits to IKEA stores totalled 822,000,000.
More new IKEA stores – 460 in 62 markets by the end of August 2022 The very first IKEA store opened in 1958, in the tiny town of Älmhult, Sweden (where IKEA products are still designed and developed and the IKEA catalogue is still created). YES, you can apply for jobs there, In FY22, the first IKEA store opened in Chile, Estonia, The Philippines, Puerto Rico and Oman adding to 38 new IKEA sales locations opened around the world in at that time.
On your phone, on the train, in the tub… IKEA website visits globally topped 4.3 billion in FY22.
How many lightbulbs does it take to change the world? You can only buy LED lighting in the IKEA product range, IKEA customers have reduced estimated energy consumption around the globe by 3.3billion* kWh per year.

*Assuming a customer changes one incandescent light bulb to an LED bulb that’s lit 3h/day for a year.