Ikea to buy back used furniture in stand against 'excessive consumption'

Cecilia Keating
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Ikea's buy back scheme is to launch on 27 November | Credit: Ikea
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Ikea's buy back scheme is to launch on 27 November | Credit: Ikea

Swedish furniture giant will launch resale scheme on 'Black Friday' in late November, the day where retailers have historically encouraged a shopping frenzy by announcing a glut of deals and discounts

Ikea customers will soon be able to sell their flat pack furniture back to the company, after the retail giant announced a new 'buy back' scheme that will see it purchase old and unwanted Ikea items and...

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