Meatballs and a meeting of minds

The IKEA Frakta blue bag: good for meatballs and Brexit

THE DEATH AT 91 of one of World retailing’s greatest success stories — Ingvar Kamprad, founder of Swedish global store IKEA — tingled the tastebuds of two of our writers in quite different ways.

York-based JULIAN COLE, confessing a passion for the store’s Swedish meatballs, laments the fact that Britain’s Brexit extrication isn’t self assembly on IKEA lines. . . Read it HERE

Meanwhile, New York correspondent MURRAY FORSETER recalls the moment in 1985 when IKEA began its conquest of the American market. He, too, is a sucker for the meatballs. Read it HERE


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