was founded in 1943 by a 17-year-old Swede named Ingvar Kamprad. The company, which initially…


was founded in 1943 by a 17-year-old Swede denominated Ingvar Kamprad. The concourse, which initially sold pens, Christmas cards, and seeds from a drop on Kamprad’s parentage farm, ultimately grew into a retail titan in abode furnishings and a global cultural interest, what BusinessWeek determined a “one-stop protection for coolness” and “the quintessential cult infamy.”