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Here's why one of the world's richest men wears hand-me-down clothes
Washington Post

Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad takes pride in thrift

Stockholm (dpa) - Ingvar Kamprad is often listed as one of the worlds richest people. Yet, the founder of Swedish furniture retailer Ikea lauds the values of frugality. In a television documentary broadcast shortly before Kamprads 90th birthday ... Europe Online Magazine, 1 month ago
Wealthspike: Billionaire thriftiness - a guide Family Capital, 1 month ago
Brunei Times

Factbox - IKEA's complex structure

By Tom Bergin DELFT, Netherlands (Reuters) - IKEA has a unique structure among major retailers. Founder Ingvar Kamprad, 90, put almost all of IKEA's operations into Leiden-based INGKA Holding, which is owned by a Dutch foundation, over 30 years ...
 Yahoo! India2 weeks ago FACTBOX-IKEAs complex structure  Reuters UK2 weeks ago IKEA's complex structure  Sharenet2 weeks ago Factbox: IKEA's complex structure  Irish Times2 weeks ago

Ikea's enigmatic founder turns 90

STOCKHOLM - IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad, who built a global business empire with revolutionary flat-pack furniture and dallied with Nazism in his youth, turns 90 on Wednesday. Creator of the Swedish furniture empire famous for its thrift, style and ...
 Asiaone1 month ago Ikea's enigmatic founder, Ingvar Kamprad, turns 90  Yahoo! India1 month ago AFP - Sweden-business-Ikea-Kamprad PROFILE  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago Happy Birthday! Sweden's Ikea founder turns ninety  The Local Sweden1 month ago
Business Insider Australia

The billionaire founder of IKEA buys secondhand clothes and eats the meatballs

IKEA's founder, Ingvar Kamprad, is a billionaire. In fact, he's the second-richest man in Europe , with a reported net worth of $39.3 billion . But he doesn't spend all of his money on Louis Vuitton luggage and Cartier cuff links. Rather, ...
 Business Insider Australia1 month ago The billionaire founder of Ikea has some bizarrely frugal habits  Yahoo! Finance1 month ago The billionaire founder of Ikea flies economy and buys all his clothing at flea markets  Business Insider1 month ago
Fast Company

How World War II Sparked The Scandinavian Design Craze

Who gave the world Scandinavian design? Arne Jacobsen, Eero Arnio, Alvar Aalto, or Ingvar Kamprad? Okay, sure. But another larger force played a major role in establishing Scandinavian design as well: World War II. In an excellent piece over at ...
 Fast Company1 month ago


The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. New Delhi, March 11 -- The Ikea billionaire says he buys second-hand clothes to save money 1. Kamprad, founder of the flat-pack furniture chain, buys his ...
 HT Syndication1 month ago

The Billionaire Who Founded Ikea Is So Frugal He Only Wears Second-Hand Clothes

Extreme frugality is the secret to untold wealth, if the habits of billionaire Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad are anything to go by. The mogul is so thrifty, he stocks his wardrobe with second-hand clothes. I don't think Im wearing anything that ...
 Time1 month ago

IKEA's billionaire creator turns 90 today - here's how he built the world's largest furniture store

Twitter/Ingvar Kamprad Ingvar Kamprad, founder of IKEA, is a now a senior adviser to the company. Ingvar Kamprad, the Swedish business magnate who founded IKEA, turns 90 today. Employees celebrated with cake at the company's headquarters in ...
 Business Insider India1 month ago

The world's most frugal entrepreneurs

Who is the most parsimonious businessperson? Director compiles a list of themostfrugal entrepreneurs INGVAR KAMPRAD Worth$41.9bn (£29.6bn) He may have accumulated a multi-billion pound fortune and be a purveyor of flat-packed dreams, but ...
 Director2 weeks ago

From Nazi to tax-dodging billionaire: Ikea's founder at 90

Ingvar Kamprad, the Swedish business magnate who foundedIKEA, turned 90 this week. Employees celebrated with cake at the company's headquarters in Sweden,according to one of IKEA's designers. Kamprad startedIKEA more than 70 years ago, and today ...
 Yahoo! 7 Finance1 month ago IKEA's Billionaire Founder Turns 90: Here's How He Built His Furniture Empire  Entrepreneur.com1 month ago
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