ALERT. Online Facebook Offer of $1,000 IKEA Gift Cards for Fans Is Not Sanctioned by IKEA

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The IKEA name has been recently used in a non-IKEA endorsed Facebook promotion offering consumers a chance to receive a $1,000 IKEA Gift Card when they sign up to become a fan of a Facebook page. This promotion does not come from IKEA.

The IKEA name has been recently used in a non-IKEA endorsed promotion offering consumers a chance to receive a $1,000 IKEA Gift Card when they sign up to become a fan of a Facebook page. One such offer has been removed, but another has appeared on Facebook. IKEA is currently taking action to cease and desist this promotion. IKEA does not endorse nor has it created this promotion. We sincerely hope our customers and all our fans have not been falsely misled. IKEA is thankful for its many loyal fans, both on and off Facebook, and wishes to keep them informed as part of its customer service efforts. Facebook users can find the official IKEA US Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/IKEAUSA.

To report any suspicious Facebook activity or a page that violates Facebook’s Statement of Rights and Responsibilities, please click on the "Report Page" link found in the bottom-left corner of every Facebook fan page wall, or click here for more information: http://www.facebook.com/help/?faq=16091

ABOUT IKEA: IKEA places great value on life at home. Since its 1943 founding in Sweden, IKEA has offered home furnishings and accessories of good design and functional living solutions at prices so low that the majority of the people can afford them. Currently there are more than 300 IKEA stores in 37 countries, including 48 in North America (11 in Canada; 37 in the US). IKEA has six distribution centers in North America, with a manufacturing facility in Danville, VA. IKEA has been named to BusinessWeek’s List of The Best Global Brands (August 7, 2006) and for four consecutive years, Working Mother magazine’s annual list of the “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers.” IKEA was listed in March 2007, on Fast Company’s Fast 50, for its environmentally responsible products, as well as five consecutive years, Training magazine’s annual list of top companies that excel at human capital development. IKEA incorporates environmentally friendly efforts into day-to-day business and continuously supports initiatives that benefit causes such as children and the environment including UNICEF, Save the Children and American Forests. To visit the IKEA Web site, please go to http://www.IKEA-usa.com.

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