Ikea's Expanding Empire Includes Hotels and Cities

The Inter Ikea Group's entry into the hotel business is part of a larger plan
Ikea is helping Marriott International launch the Moxy hotel line Photograph Courtesy Marriott

Ikea is world famous for its stylish-yet-affordable prefab furniture. What many people don’t realize is that the ubiquitous retailer is but one branch of the Inter Ikea Group’s ever-expanding, modular design-focused empire, owned by Swedish billionaire Ingvar Kamprad.

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