Is It An IKEA Product Or A Death Metal Band?

Not long ago, we shared with you the information that IKEA product names are pretty much meaningless, even in Swedish. That shouldn’t surprise anyone. But can you tell the difference between an IKEA product name and a death metal band? Time to find out. [IKEA Or Death]

Didn't Notice Damage To IKEA Item Before Attaching Legs? Tough

Didn't Notice Damage To IKEA Item Before Attaching Legs? Tough

If you want to get a refund for a damaged IKEA item, God help you if you take a few minutes to put it together first. Alan ordered a desk, which had a small dent in the side of the box. Figuring the item inside was fine, he put it together. This turned out to be a fatal mistake, since assembling an item means you’re then unable to [More]

At IKEA, 'In Stock' Doesn't Mean 'We'll Actually Get It Down For You'

At IKEA, 'In Stock' Doesn't Mean 'We'll Actually Get It Down For You'

Michael wanted to drop $600 on a pair of wardrobes from IKEA, and even called ahead before driving out to the store to make sure the items were there. When he arrived, though, he learned that “in stock” doesn’t actually mean “you can purchase it today,” because someone would have to get a new pallet of wardrobes down from an upper level of the warehouse. That wasn’t going to happen: a warehouse manager told Michael that they’d rather lose Michael’s business rather than risk the safety of employees. While this emphasis on worker safety is refreshing, Michael thinks it’s unfair. [More]