Ever since it declared it would be raising the wages of its U.S. employees for the second year in a row, the Ikea Corporation has been basking in the limelight, as if this amounted to some sort of emancipation proclamation.
Ikea is just one of a number of major retailers, including Gap and Walmart, that have moved to boost their minimum wages
The workers ringing up your meatballs and helping you find shelving units on your next trip to Ikea will have something to smile about starting next year: higher pay.
Since the announcement, the company has seen a surge in job applications. At Whole Foods, workers earn a minimum starting
The Swedish furniture giant Ikea is raising the minimum wage in all of its U.S. stores, and it's doing so in a way that may raise the bar for American retailers.
Ikea said it does not plan to raise prices for customers in order to pay for the wage increases. Using a living wage calculator