A company that owns the largest retail network that sells furniture and home-made products. IKEA products are especially popular in Europe. Today IKEA is one of the largest retailers in the world. Its trading points are in dozens of countries around the world. It has hundreds of thousands of people working on it. Catalogs of products are issued in hundreds of millions of copies in various languages. Prices printed in them, traditionally do not change in the flow of the whole year, in spite of any circumstances. Many IKEA stores operate on a franchise system.