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Creator of IKEA, Ingvar Kamprad

Ingvar Kamprad grew up in poverty on a small farm in Sweden. His grandfather had killed himself after realizing he could no longer afford his mortgage. His grandmother was able to save the family farm.

Because Ingvar struggled in school because of his dyslexia and he shirked tasks like milking the cows, his father once […]

IKEA Founder Ingvar Kamprad

Dyslexic IKEA founder Ingar Kamprad.

Like many successful dyslexic entrepreneurs, Ingvar got his entrepreneurial start a s a child, initially selling matches, then moving on to Christmas ornaments and fish.

His goal was with IKEA was to sell decent furniture for low prices. He gave away free sweet rolls and coffee and customized his stores so […]