IKEA slammed for ad in China about women without boyfriends

IKEA administrative who were unable put together why an ad endorsement was sexist have apologized. The Sweden-based furnishings company given an apology over a commercial endorsement that was aired in China showcasing a young lady being badly scolded by her mom for not being in relationship and not having boyfriend. Despite the fact that now pulled, the ad endorsement is still accessible online and shows the mother’s annoyance being assuaged as a guy appears near the door. It all takes a very lighter twist with help from IKEA goods. “This TV commercial ad tried to show case how IKEA can assist clients with no trouble and economically convert a normal living room into a place of party. The intention was to support and motivate clients to rejoice moments in daily life,” the company has stated this in an English statement given in Mandarin.

IKEA slammed for ad in China about women without boyfriends

“IKEA motivates people to live several different standards of living, and this is shown in our product plan and home furnishers solutions. Gender correspondence is a primary element of the IKEA traditions and cultures, which we share with all and sundry.” The ad endorsement itself had been banged for sexism, with limited site Shanghaiist citing a social medium customer who said it motivated Chinese shame headed for the so-called “leftover girls.” “Each time my mother sees this ad endorsement, she whines to me about why I still do not have a boyfriend. This ad completely ruins my association with my people,” the woman stated. Another reportedly stated that “What’s most sardonic is that IKEA actually comes out from Sweden, a country that values and respect gender egalitarianism. I challenge them to show case this ad endorsement to their head office located in Sweden.”

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