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Ikea's enigmatic founder turns 90

Creator of the Swedish furniture empire famous for its thrift, style and convenience, Ingvar Kamprad is also known for alleged tax avoidance

Published Wed, Mar 30, 2016 · 09:50 PM

Stockholm

IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad, who built a global business empire with revolutionary flat-pack furniture and dallied with Nazism in his youth, turns 90 on Wednesday.

Creator of the Swedish furniture empire famous for its thrift, style and convenience, Mr Kamprad is also known for alleged tax avoidance.

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