IKEA to open its Columbus store on June 7, 2017

COLUMBUS, OH, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (04/12/2017) announced that its future Columbus store will open at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, expanding the IKEA presence in the Midwestern United States. Customers can begin lining-up at the store on Monday, June 5, 2017 – […]

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IKEA named to People’s first annual “50 Companies That Care” list

Conshohocken, PA, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (03/30/2017) IKEA announced it was named to People’s first annual “50 Companies That Care” list, jointly chosen by People and Great Place to Work. The companies were recognized for going above and beyond to create a caring environment for employees, and for supporting them throughout their professional […]

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IKEA completes installation of one of Ohio’s largest solar rooftops on its future Columbus store

COLUMBUS, OH, 2017-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (03/28/2017) announced that the solar panel installation is complete atop its future Columbus store opening Summer 2017. The array is one of the largest solar rooftops in Ohio, just as is the Cincinnati-area one. The Columbus store’s 213,000-square-foot solar […]

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IKEA ranked No. 11 on EPA’s National Top 100 list of the largest green power users; fourth on the Top 30 Retail list

Conshohocken, PA, 2017-Feb-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (February 27, 2017), IKEA announced that it appears as No. 11 on the national U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) National Top 100 list of the largest green power users from the Green Power Partnership. In addition to IKEA’s spot on the National Top 100 list, IKEA […]

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IKEA announces plans for its third Dallas-Fort Worth-area store

IKEA announces plans for its third Dallas-Fort Worth-area store   CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, has submitted a proposal to the City of Fort Worth, Texas for the Swedish company’s third Dallas-Fort Worth-area store and sixth in the state. Pending necessary approvals and agreements, construction […]

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IKEA launches two collections – IKEA PS 2017 and SPRIDD

New IKEA PS 2017 and SPRIDD* Collections Offer Greater Flexibility and Freedom in Everyday Life in and Around the Home CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 2017-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — As people in today’s world live more fluid, transient lifestyles, IKEA, the leader in life at home, understands the need is greater than ever for flexibility in […]

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IKEA completes installation of its fourth biogas-powered fuel cell system, at its San Diego store

SAN DIEGO, CA, 2017-Jan-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (01/12/2017) announced it has completed installation of its fourth biogas-powered fuel cell system, at its San Diego store. Furthering the Swedish retailer’s investment in fuel cell technology, this project complements the company’s focus on other renewable energies such […]

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IKEA completes installation of solar panels atop the relocated Seattle-area store scheduled to open early Spring 2017

RENTON, WA, 2017-Jan-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (01/10/2017) announced that the installation of solar panels is complete atop the relocated Seattle-area store currently under construction in Renton, WA that will open in early Spring 2017. The project is the largest solar rooftop array in the state […]

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IKEA to open its relocated Los Angeles-area Burbank store on February 8, 2017

BURBANK, CA, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (01/10/2017) announced its relocated Los Angeles-area store within Burbank will open to customers at 9:00 a.m. PST on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. Customers can begin lining-up at the store three hours in advance, at 6:00 a.m., to partake in […]

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IKEA submits plans to the City of Live Oak, Texas for a San Antonio-area store

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (11/29/2016) announced it is submitting plans to the City of Live Oak, Texas for a San Antonio-area store that would increase the Swedish company’s U.S. presence with its fifth store in the state. Pending approvals, construction of IKEA Live […]

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IKEA launches ‘Let’s Play for Change’ campaign to support children’s right to play and develop

Conshohocken, PA, 2016-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The IKEA ‘Let’s Play for Change’ campaign, which runs November 20th – December 24th, is a new IKEA good cause campaign to support children’s development and learning, through participation in sports and play. During this campaign, for every children’s soft toy, book and or small play furniture […]

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IKEA to install three Blink® electric vehicle charging stations at its Memphis, Tennessee store opening December 2016

MEMPHIS, TN, 2016-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (11/16/2016) announced plans to install three Blink® electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at its future Memphis, Tennessee store opening on December 14, 2016. This initiative reflects the continued partnership with Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTC: CCGI), the owner of […]

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IKEA to host its annual Swedish Julbord on Friday, December 9, 2016

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 2016-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — This holiday season, IKEA invites everyone to celebrate together at its annual Swedish Julbord on Friday, December 9, 2016 at participating stores nationwide**. In Sweden, a traditional Julbord celebration gathers family and friends to enjoy each other’s company during a lavish meal, created from both cultural and […]

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IKEA to install solar panels on its distribution center in Joliet; Illinois’ largest solar rooftop installation

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (11/15/2016) announced plans to install solar panels on its Midwest distribution center under construction in Joliet, IL. Installation will begin in Spring 2017, with completion expected in Fall 2017 for Illinois’ largest rooftop array. Combined with arrays atop the […]

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IKEA, Uber and “Oh Happy Day” inspire friends and loved ones to come together to celebrate Friendsgiving

IKEA Offers Inspiration – and a Special Promotion – to Encourage Friends and Loved Ones to Gather for a Special Meal This Holiday Season CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Nov-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA U.S. announced today (November 10, 2016) it has teamed up with Uber and “Oh Happy Day” to offer a special promotion – as well […]

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IKEA broke ground on its fifth Florida store; IKEA Jacksonville opens in Fall 2017

JACKSONVILLE, FL, 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — With company representatives, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry, Councilman Danny Becton, local officials and community leaders on-hand, IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (11/03/2016) officially broke ground on its fifth Florida store. Until the future IKEA Jacksonville opens in Fall 2017, customers can shop at IKEA […]

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IKEA to hire 140 additional coworkers for its relocated Burbank store scheduled to open Spring 2017

BURBANK, CA, 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced that recruitment of 140 additional coworkers is underway for its relocated Burbank store, on track to open Spring 2017 less than a mile from the current store. Candidates interested in working at the new IKEA Burbank should apply […]

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PÅTÅR: IKEA launches new IKEA coffee range which is both UTZ certified and EU organic

Conshohocken, PA, 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA is introducing PÅTÅR, the new IKEA coffee range which is both UTZ certified and EU organic. PÅTÅR coffee is part of the IKEA food initiative which ensures its food ingredients are from responsible and sustainable sources; this means that the farmers and workers who produce PÅTÅR aim […]

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IKEA invites children to help create its next soft toy collection with the launch of its Soft annual Toy Drawing Competition

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA today (10/11/2016) announced the launch of its third annual Soft Toy Drawing Competition, inviting children ages 12 and under* to help create its next soft toy collection. Now through October 30, 2016, children can share drawings of their very own imaginary creatures, with the chance of […]

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IKEA announces contractors for building its second Dallas-Fort Worth-area store in Grand Prairie, TX

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Sep-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (09/22/2016) announced contractors are hired for building its second Dallas-Fort Worth-area store, opening in Grand Prairie, TX. Pending remaining permits, this progress allows the project to continue on track for site work to commence, with groundbreaking next month and a […]

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IKEA completes solar panel installation atop its future Memphis store, opening late Fall 2016

MEMPHIS, TN, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (09/14/2016) announced that solar panel installation is complete atop its Memphis store opening late Fall 2016. Once commissioned, the project will be the largest solar rooftop array in Tennessee. The store’s 250,675-square-foot solar array consists of a 1.46 MW system, […]

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IKEA celebrates 40th Birthday of POÄNG Chair with one new limited-edition frame and six new armchair covers

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Aug-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA announced today ( Aug 23, 2016) that it will release one new limited-edition* POÄNG frame and six new armchair covers** – including one based on the original design — to honor the iconic product’s 40th birthday. Created and introduced forty years ago by Japanese designer Noboru Nakamura, […]

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IKEA plans for its first biogas-powered fuel cell system at its store in New Haven, CT

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Aug-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (08/23/2016 ) announced plans to further the Swedish retailer’s renewable commitment with plans for its first biogas-powered fuel cell system on the east coast, at its store in New Haven, CT. More than a year ago, IKEA completed installation of […]

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IKEA to host its annual Swedish Crayfish Party on Friday, September 16

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 2016-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — As summer comes to an end, IKEA will host its annual Swedish Crayfish Party – an all-you-can-eat crayfish buffet – on Friday, September 16 at participating stores nationwide**. The Crayfish Party is a Swedish tradition that dates back to the 1800’s, when crayfish fishing was limited to August and […]

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IKEA announces coworker recruitment for its future Memphis store opening late Fall 2016

MEMPHIS, TN, 2016-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ —  IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced the coworker recruitment is underway for its future Memphis store, opening late Fall 2016 along the southwestern side of Interstate-40 near the Germantown Parkway exit. Candidates interested in working at the future IKEA Memphis should apply online at […]

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IKEA reaches construction milestone on its future Memphis store due to open Fall 2016

MEMPHIS, TN , 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced that steel framing has progressed far enough that installation of the iconic blue composite panels has begun on its future Memphis store. Installing the blue panels is a construction milestone that keeps the store on track to open […]

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IKEA progresses on the construction of its future Columbus store due to open at Summer 2017

COLUMBUS, OH, 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced that steel framing has progressed far enough that installation of the iconic blue composite panels has begun on its future Columbus store. Installing the blue panels is a construction milestone keeps the store on track to open Summer 2017 […]

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IKEA announces Broomfield, Colorado for potential second Denver-area store

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA , 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced it has identified a site in Broomfield, Colorado for a potential second Denver-area store. IKEA has not yet determined an exact time frame for submitting specific store plans or for actually opening the store. However, the City has […]

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IKEA voluntarily recalls CHOKLADKROKANT BREDBAR due to undeclared Hazelnuts

Conshohocken, PA, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — CHOKLADKROKANT BREDBAR 14.1 oz. (400g) are being recalled due to undeclared Hazelnuts. “All Best Before Dates”, Sold from April 30, 2015 to July 25, 2016. IKEA had samples analyzed and found them to contain hazelnut. People allergic to hazelnuts may have a severe to life-threatening reaction after […]

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IKEA: voluntary recall of Safety Gate Extensions

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Safety Commission, IKEA announced on July 14, 2016 a voluntary recall of the PATRULL Safety Gate and extension, PATRULL KLÄMMA Safety Gate and extension, and PATRULL FAST Safety Gate. The locking mechanism can open unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to children and other […]

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