Some Transactional Assembly Required

swed chair.jpgOrdering your Arild sofa and Ramvik coffee table living room furniture online from Ikea this week? Well you can order it, but the site won’t be able to take your credit card number to complete the transaction. An e-mail from the Swedish furniture conglomerate after an attempted order said a follow-up e-mail would ask for credit card information. To add even more insult to injury, hold times are running in excess of about 20 minutes to speak with customer service representative, who confirmed the transaction system has been down and the call center is being overrun by customer calls.

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