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Ben Chapman

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Japan's economy on brink of recession after shrinking 6.3%

Tourism industry set to take further hit from coronavirus, adding to impact of higher sales tax and damage from typhoon, experts warn

Business

Ben Chapman Ikea can face up to the threat posed by Amazon

The Swedish flat-pack furniture pioneer is belatedly reinventing itself to adapt to the online world, says Ben Chapman

Ikea to close first large UK store, putting 350 jobs at risk

Swedish flat-pack furniture company to shut Coventry site

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