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Daemon
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Ingvar Kamprad (1926)

As a boy, Kamprad showed a knack for business by buying matches in bulk and reselling them individually for profit. He grew up to establish home furnishing retail chain IKEA in 1943. In 1956, he debuted flat-boxed furniture, a revolutionary decision that enabled his company to bypass warehousing with in-store inventory and allowed customers to transport products easily. The first two letters of the acronym IKEA comes from Kamprad's initials, I.K. What do the letters E and A stand for? More...
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The acronym IKEA is made up of the initials of his name (Ingvar Kamprad) plus those of Elmtaryd, the family farm where he was born, and the nearby village Agunnaryd.
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Not every great man was a working child, but most working children become great men!
Congratulation Ingvar Kamprad!
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I don't care much for the goods at the IKEA warehouses that pose as a store, though I like their Klog that comes direct from Norway--delicious heated up and gives one quite the buzz.
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