IKEA begins demolition on the site where it will construct new, larger store in Burbank, CA

BURBANK, CA, 2015-3-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today began demolishing 19 buildings totaling 455,000 square-feet on the site where it will construct a new, larger store in Burbank, CA, less than one mile away from the company’s oldest store in the Western United States. Razing the buildings will make […]

IKEA submits final plans to the City of Joliet, IL that would advance the development of its previously approved Midwestern distribution center

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2015-2-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced it is submitting final plans to the City of Joliet, IL that would advance the development of its previously approved Midwestern distribution center. The Swedish company received initial governmental approvals from the City and purchased the land in 2007, in anticipation […]

IKEA plans to open its second Ohio store in Columbus by Summer 2017

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2015-1-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, todayannounced it is submitting plans to the City of Columbus, Ohio for a store that would increasethe Swedish retailer’s presence in the Midwestern United States as its second store in thestate. The application marks the beginning of the governmental approval process. […]

IKEA plans for a possible store in the City of Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2014-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today proposed plans for a possible store in the City of Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee that could increase the Swedish retailer’s presence in the Southeastern United States as its first store in the state. The potential store could open as […]

IKEA progresses on the construction of its future St. Louis store

ST. LOUIS, MO, 2014-12-11 — /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 St. Louis store. Installation of the blue panels is a construction milestone that ensures the store will open Fall […]

IKEA US to thank its over 14,000 co-workers twice this holiday season

IKEA contributes $2530 into every US full time co-worker’s Tack Retirement Fund – And also gives an UP™ Activity-Tracking Wristband Conshohocken, PA, 2014-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Over 14,000 IKEA co-workers found out this week that IKEA is thanking them twice this holiday season. For full time co-workers, a $2530* contribution has been made into […]

The IKEA Group purchased its 2nd wind farm in the U.S. from Apex Clean Energy: 165-megawatt wind farm in Cameron County, Texas

165 MW Cameron Wind Farm in Texas is Single Largest IKEA Renewable Energy Investment Globally Conshohocken, PA, 2014-11-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The IKEA Group announced today that it has purchased its second wind farm in the United States from Apex Clean Energy: a 165-megawatt wind farm in Cameron County, Texas. This represents the single largest […]

IKEA advances on the construction of its St. Louis store due to open in 2015

ST. LOUIS, MO, 2014-10-27— /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced that steel erection is underway as part of the construction of its future St. Louis store opening next fall, 2015. Erection of structural steel atop the existing precast concrete parking structure helps frame the shape of the building and […]