Red tape slows IKEA's global growth, CEO says

01/22/2013 | Wall Street Journal, The

New IKEA store openings that used to take two to three years from start to finish now take twice the time, as bureaucracy grows in many markets, CEO Mikael Ohlsson said. "We need to learn how to deal with it by having more projects on the go. But I also think there's room for improvement from the authorities' side, as well."

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