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Post time 2014-7-9 08:33:42 |Display all floors
seneca Post time: 2014-7-8 15:53
I bought good Swedish cheese at a good price. They also have coffee but it isn't quite what I li ...

Not bad for a furniture shop, they make nill profits on the food ( according to Ikea themselves).

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MisterPanda Post time: 2014-7-8 23:14
I don't know if Ikea's biz is booming in China or not and I don't really care but "IKEA said, its  ...

Thankyou, at last someone who has an understanding of how business woks

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longzhou Post time: 2014-7-8 23:25
Agree not comments are against China: just 99% of them! I made the point that before posting, futs ...

You have read things into my posts that are not there, it was not me that commented on how the Chinese behave in these stores

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futsanglung Post time: 2014-7-9 08:29
No, this shows your lack of business acumen.

taking $1000 and improving it to $2000 is a high per ...

False according to IKEA's own declaration. I'll let you search that one by yourself, I'm our to walk the dog!

P.S.: according to IKEA China stores were their best performing stores globally! Again, someone is buying in China. You base your comment on no hard data at all, just your personal impression on a certain visit to a certain store in between the more than 20 that IKEA group has around China. Who is the one showing no business acumen?

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jay_dee Post time: 2014-7-9 07:46
That's the uniform in Shanghai, just look around.

You beat me to that one!

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Post time 2014-7-9 08:39:39 |Display all floors
teamkrejados Post time: 2014-7-9 08:20
Just goes to show how comfortable their furniture is!

until is breaks 6 months later.

Chinese Ikeas make a fortune on their assembly service as so many Chinese are not DIY minded

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Post time 2014-7-9 08:41:44 |Display all floors
longzhou Post time: 2014-7-9 08:36
False according to IKEA's own declaration. I'll let you search that one by yourself, I'm our to wa ...

Yes they are but only in percentage growth, not in overall profits and not in average spend per customer, when you have understood that principle we can move on. I actually base my data on Ikeas own accounts, not on their press releases

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