Fake IKEA store ‘an exact copy’ | News.com.au

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IKEA said it would look into an alleged fake Ikea store in China that is an exact copy of their furniture stores.

Media reports said the fake store is an carbon copy of the Swedish chain‘s blue-and-yellow warehouses.

Ikea said it had reported the lookalike store to its worldwide franchiser, which was “dealing with this matter together with their legal counsel.”

Inter Ikea Systems … the owner of the Ikea concept, sees it as very important to protect the intellectual property rights,” the company said in a statement.According to Swedish media, the 1000-square-metre store is nearly identical to Ikea’s outlets down to its cafeteria, which served Chinese food instead of Swedish staples.

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Strange Random Fake Quote:

No matter where or what, there are makers, takers, and fakers. — Robert Heinlein

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