After more than 50 years of using Futura (and Century Schoolbook) as their typeface for catalogs, signage, ads, etc., Ikea has decided to use Verdana instead. The reason, it seems, is to unify their presence globally in both print and digital media. Rubbish, I say! I think this represents poor taste on their part, and what (seemingly) stylish furniture designer/maker wants to act in poor taste.
Read all about it at Typophile.