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Ikea launches a new credit card

Ikea launches a new credit card

Finance
Watch this robot assemble an IKEA chair in minutes Sure, credit cards that reward dining and hotels are great — if you're a person who travels or eats out a lot. But for the many people who spend more time at home, Ikea is betting you want rewards, too. The furniture and housewares store is launching a new Ikea Visa card that offers store rewards and perks. Designed to help make Ikea shopping more affordable, cardholders earn rewards on their Ikea purchases and everyday spending such as utilities, gas and groceries, that they put toward purchasing Ikea products. The card has no fees or deferred interest. The card offers 5% back on every Ikea purchase, including its Task Rabbit construction and installation service; 3% back on all dining, grocery and utilities p...
Ikea US relaunches furniture recall after child dies

Ikea US relaunches furniture recall after child dies

Business
Ikea has re-launched a recall of millions of chests and dressers in the US and Canada following the death of an eighth child.It said items in its Malm range and other chests and dressers pose a "serious tip-over and entrapment hazard" if not secured to a wall,Ikea first recalled the furniture in 2016 after four children had died. It has no plans for a UK recall, stating that the chest of drawers "meet all mandatory stability requirements". Josef Dudek, a 2-year-old boy in California, died when he became trapped beneath a three-drawer Malm chest after he had been put down for a nap by his father.Since 2011, four other young children have been killed in connection with the Malm range.A further three children have died as a result of other Ikea chests and dressers tipping over, with the earl...