IKEA provides update on impact of Hurricane Harvey

Houston, TX, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the impact of Hurricane Harvey has unfolded, we have been saddened by its impact on our co-workers and neighbors. But we’ve also been touched by the heroic acts and the community spirit of those involved in the rescue and recovery efforts. As a member of the […]

IKEA breaks ground for its future Milwaukee-area store slated to open Summer 2018 in Oak Creek, Wisconsin

OAK CREEK, WI, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — With company representatives, Oak Creek Mayor Dan Bukiewicz, local officials, and community leaders on-hand, IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (06/28/2017) officially broke ground for its future Milwaukee-area store that is slated to open Summer 2018 in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Until then, local customers […]

IKEA to open its Columbus, Ohio store on June 7

Columbus, OH, 2017-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (May 31, 2017) announced that when its Columbus, Ohio store opens on June 7, it will recognize loyal, enthusiastic customers by giving away thousands of dollars in gift cards and merchandise – including an iconic EKTORP sofa for each of […]

IKEA U.S. is one of the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For

Conshohocken, PA, 2017-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — It was announced today that IKEA U.S. is one of the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune. IKEA U.S. is grateful to have been selected by Great Place to Work® and Fortune for […]

IKEA US to install more electric vehicle (EV) charging stations bringing the total to 32 locations by early Spring

Conshohocken, PA, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ —  IKEA US is in the process of installing more electric vehicle (EV) charging stations bringing the total to 32 IKEA locations by early Spring. The Three Blink® electric vehicle (EV) charging stations* reflect the IKEA goal to be carbon free, as EVs have zero tailpipe emissions. “Installing […]

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 […]

City Council of Norfolk approves IKEA’s proposal for its Hampton Roads store

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, expressed its appreciation to the City Council of Norfolk, Virginia for its unanimous approval this afternoon of plans for the Swedish company’s Hampton Roads store that would increase the IKEA presence in the southeastern U.S. as its second store in […]

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 […]

35,000 retailers and more than two dozen industry leaders to gather for NRF’s 106th annual Retail’s BIG Show

Washington, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than two dozen industry leaders will be featured keynote speakers as close to 35,000 retailers from around the world convene in New York City beginning this weekend for the National Retail Federation’s 106th annual Retail’s BIG Show. “The level of expertise and insider insights that industry leaders […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

IKEA announces plans for a second store in Virginia

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA , 2016-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced it is submitting plans to the City of Norfolk, Virginia for a store that would increase the Swedish company’s presence in the Southeastern U.S. as its second store in Virginia. Pending approvals, construction of the proposed IKEA Norfolk store […]

IKEA broke ground on its future Columbus store scheduled to open in Summer 2017

COLUMBUS, OH, 2016-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — With company representatives, Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther, Delaware County Board of Commissioners President Barb Lewis, local officials and community leaders on-hand, IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially broke ground on its future Columbus store. Until the future IKEA Columbus opens in Summer 2017 as […]

IKEA to install solar energy system atop its Memphis store opening late Fall 2016

MEMPHIS, TN, 2016-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced plans to install a solar energy system atop its Memphis store opening late Fall 2016. Panel installation will begin this summer, with completion expected in early Fall for what will be the largest rooftop solar array in the State […]

IKEA announces contractors for building its future Columbus, Ohio store

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced contractors are hired for building its future Columbus, Ohio store. Pending remaining permits, this progress allows the project to continue on track for site work to commence, with groundbreaking this spring and a store opening in Summer 2017, […]

IKEA announces plans for its third San Francisco-area store in Dublin, California

IKEA SUBMITS PLANS FOR A STORE IN DUBLIN, CALIFORNIA TO OPEN SUMMER 2018 AS 3RD SAN FRANCISCO-AREA STORE AND 9TH IN STATE CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Mar-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced it is submitting plans to the City of Dublin, California for the Swedish company’s third San Francisco-area […]

IKEA breaks ground on its first store in Tennessee; future IKEA Memphis opens in Fall 2016

MEMPHIS, TN, 2015-12-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — With company representatives, Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton, Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell, local officials and community leaders on-hand, IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially broke ground on its future Memphis store. Until the future IKEA Memphis opens in Fall 2016 as the first store in […]

IKEA U.S. greets its co-workers happy holiday with Roku 2 streaming media player

Conshohocken, PA, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA co-workers across the U.S.1 received a Roku 2 streaming media player as a ‘thank you’ holiday gift. This was another opportunity for IKEA to show gratitude to its co-workers and say ‘happy holiday’. Just a few days prior, IKEA Group thanked its co-workers with a contribution of $1,182 […]

IKEA hired contractors for for building its future Memphis store

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2015-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced contractors now are hired for building its future Memphis store. Pending remaining permits, this progress allows the project to continue on track for site work to commence, with a groundbreaking next month and a store opening in Fall 2016, […]

New IKEA store in Renton, WA adjacent to its current Seattle-area store to open in Spring 2017

RENTON, WA, 2015-11-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — With company representatives, Renton Mayor Denis Law, city officials, and community leaders on-hand, IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially broke ground where it is constructing a new store in Renton, WA adjacent to its current Seattle-area store. Until the new store opens in Spring 2017, customers […]

IKEA to install a solar energy system atop its Las Vegas store opening Summer 2016

LAS VEGAS, NV, 2015-11-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced plans to install a solar energy system atop its Las Vegas store opening Summer 2016. Panel installation will begin this winter, with completion expected in spring for what will be the largest single-use rooftop solar array by a […]

IKEA plans to open its second Dallas-Fort Worth-area store and fourth in Texas

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced it is submitting plans to the City of Grand Prairie, Texas for the Swedish company’s second Dallas-Fort Worth-area store and fourth in the state. Pending approvals, construction of IKEA Grand Prairie could begin Summer 2016, with an opening in Fall […]

IKEA plans to open a store in Jacksonville, Florida in Fall 2017

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2015-10-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced it is submitting plans to the City of Jacksonville, Florida for a store that would increase the Swedish company’s presence in the southeastern U.S. with a fifth store in the state. (There are currently IKEA stores in the Central […]

IKEA officially broke ground for its new, larger store in Burbank, California

BURBANK, CA, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — With company representatives, Burbank Mayor Bob Frutos, City Council members, local officials and community leaders on-hand, IKEA the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially broke ground where it is constructing a new, larger store in Burbank, California, less than one mile away from the company’s oldest store in […]

IKEA stores in US will only sell LED bulbs and lighting to enable customers to live a more sustainable life at home

Survey shows in 2015, 64% of Americans purchased at least one LED light bulb for their household, compared to 49% in 2012 * Conshohocken, PA, 2015-8-11— /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA announced today that as of September 1, 2015, all IKEA stores will only sell LED bulbs and lighting to enable customers to live a more sustainable […]

IKEA US to again raise its minimum hourly wage in existing stores effective January 1, 2016

Conshohocken, PA, 2015-6-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA US announced today that it will again raise its minimum hourly wage in existing stores. Effective January 1, 2016, the average minimum hourly wage paid in IKEA US stores will increase from $10.76 to $11.87, a $1.11 or 10.3% increase. This is $4.62 above the current federal […]

IKEA celebrates 30 years since opening its first U.S. store on June 12, 1985 in Plymouth Meeting, PA

IKEA U.S. thanks its co-workers and customers for helping IKEA to grow and become the leader in life at home Conshohocken, PA, 2015-6-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA celebrates a milestone this week, 30 years since opening its first U.S. store on June 12, 1985 in Plymouth Meeting, PA. Now there are 40 IKEA stores nationwide, […]