IKEA in France Under Investigation for Labor Issue
The employee sued IKEA France for wrongful termination and won. And then there’s the Denizes, who furnished their new French vacation home with $13,740 worth of IKEA. That is a lot of IKEA.
Nov 22, 2013 · An Ikea store near Paris. Credit Remy De La Mauviniere/Associated Press . PARIS — Prosecutors have placed three senior Ikea executives in France under investigation amid …
Ikea France is also under investigation. The formal investigation also includes Jean-Louis Baillot, a former Ikea chief executive in France, the company confirmed.
Mar 15, 2012 · The friendly giant of affordable, hard-to-pronounce furniture is currently under investigation in France for spying on workers and prying into …
Ikea’s plans for penetrating the all-important retail market in India has hit a boatload of rules that threaten to hinder its efforts.
Nov 20, 2013 · The company confirmed that Ikea France itself, Chief Executive Stefan Vanoverbeke and Chief Financial Officer Dariusz Rychert had been placed under such an investigation – a move which in French
Nov 16, 2012 · BERLIN (Reuters) – IKEA apologized on Friday for using the forced labor of political prisoners in communist East Germany to make some of its furniture during the 1980s.
IKEA ‘deeply regrets’ using forced labor of political prisoners in East Germany to make some of its furniture during the 1980s, the company’s country manager in Germany said.
Ikea has been hit by a number of scandals in recent years, including the sacking of two executives in Russia for tolerating bribery and the firing of top executives in France following claims the
Senior Ikea executives acknowledge that adapting the company’s culture to national norms is a huge challenge. Controversies such as that in France offer good potential for lessons, they add.