👓 Ikea has bought TaskRabbit | Recode

The heads of TaskRabbit and Ikea Group: Stacy Brown-Philpot (left) and Jesper Brodin
Ikea has bought TaskRabbit by Kara Swisher and Theodore Schleifer (Recode)
Swedish home goods giant Ikea Group has bought TaskRabbit, according to sources close to the situation. The price of the deal could not be determined, but the contract labor marketplace company has raised about $50 million since it was founded nine years ago. Sources added that TaskRabbit will become an independent subsidiary within Ikea and that CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot and its staff would remain.
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