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MoneyIkea reportedly apologizes for leaving New Zealand off a world map

09:30  11 february  2019
09:30  11 february  2019 Source:   cnbc.com

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The furniture chain Ikea has apologised after becoming the latest offender to leave New Zealand off a map . An eagle-eyed Reddit user spotted that the shop is currently selling the map with a blank space where "What's the deal # IKEA with forgetting an entire country off the world maps you are selling?

Ikea has apologized for an offensive world map that somehow doesn’t feature New Zealand – one What's the deal # IKEA with forgetting an entire country off the world maps you are selling? We can see that the process has failed regarding the product Björksta world map ,” a company spokesperson

Ikea reportedly apologizes for leaving New Zealand off a world map© Provided by CNBC LLC A new IKEA store under construction in Florida. The furniture giant said Monday that after the three deaths of three children it is no longer selling its

Sweden furniture giant Ikea has apologized for leaving New Zealand off a world map that was being sold at one of its Washington D.C. outlets, the BBC reported.

A Reddit user posted the error on a subreddit called MapsWithoutNZ, which collects all the instances where cartographers inadvertently leave out New Zealand from maps.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern appeared in a video last year with comedian Rhys Darby, singer Ed Sheeran and director Peter Jackson for a Tourism NZ campaign #getNZonthemap.

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Swedish flatpack furniture giant Ikea has apologised after accidentally leaving New Zealand off a map sold in its stores, shortly after announcing plans to launch in the country. " Ikea is responsible for securing correct and compliant motifs on all our products. We can see that the process has failed

Ikea sells map with no NZ * Ikea fans left wanting more as company refuses to name a time and place * Ikea 's biggest We can see that the process has failed regarding the product BJÖRKSTA world map - we regret this mistake and apologise . An Ikea map poster, minus New Zealand ( off Reddit). Stuff.

Ikea did not immediately respond to CNBC's request for comment.

But the company apologized for the error, according to the BBC.

"Ikea is responsible for securing correct and compliant motifs on all our products. We can see that the process has failed regarding the product BJÖRKSTA world map — we regret this mistake and apologise. We will take the necessary actions and the product is now being phased out from our stores," an Ikea spokesperson reportedly told the BBC.

The map was still listed for sale on Ikea's website on Monday afternoon.

Last year, the Swedish furniture chain announced that it would launch a megastore in Auckland, New Zealand, with 7,000 products and a restaurant but it did not specify a timeline for when it would open, according to reports.

Read the full BBC report about Ikea leaving out New Zealand from a map here.

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