Contact Us

First Apple, Now IKEA – Another Completely Fake Store Spotted in China [VIDEO]


A couple weeks ago, we showed you the fake Apple store uncovered by a blogger in Kunming, China. But it seems Apple isn’t the only one with an intellectual property headache on its hands. In the exact same Chinese city, a pseudo IKEA has been spotted.

It calls itself “11 Furniture,” but all the telltale marks of the popular Swedish home furniture and housewares store are in place — including the blue and yellow palette, giant shopping bags, room vignettes, tiny little golf pencils and abundance of allen wrenches.

In fact, aside from the name, the only real difference seems to be the restaurant. Rather than serving IKEA’s famous Swedish meatballs, 11 Furniture serves Chinese-style braised minced pork and eggs.

Take a look — wouldn’t you be fooled?

[via Racked]

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Best of TheFW

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for TheFW quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!