IKEA Plans To Launch First City Store In Mumbai

IKEA is aperture a baby burghal abundance at Worli, Mumbai, amid at Kamala Mills, the aggregation said. (File)

Swedish home accoutrement banker IKEA on Tuesday said it is activity to attainable its first-ever burghal abundance in India at Mumbai, which would be added attainable to its barter in the city.

After aperture a large-format abundance in Navi Mumbai aftermost year, IKEA is now aperture a baby burghal abundance at Worli, Mumbai, amid at Kamala Mills, said a statement.

"In band with IKEA's abiding charge to Maharashtra and India, the Worli abundance will be the aboriginal of its affectionate in India, afterward cities such as Paris, Moscow and Shanghai," said a statement.

The Worli Burghal Abundance will be followed by a additional burghal abundance in Mumbai, said IKEA, abacus that it believes acerb in the Indian bazaar abeyant and there will be added abundance openings in the abutting year.

The burghal abundance architecture allows IKEA to be acclimatized to abate spaces in an burghal context, which is amid 50,000 - 100,000 sq ft, admitting the acceptable big IKEA dejected box, is about 400,000 - 500,000 sq ft.

"The abundance in Worli will be 80,000 sq ft and will attainable appear the end of 2021, complete with all safe arcade measures in place," it said.

The burghal abundance would accept a restaurant and casework such as alien planning, claimed client besides Click & Collect beneath its omnichannel landscape.

IKEA India Bazaar and Amplification Manager Per Hornell said Mumbai is one of our best important markets.

"With our aboriginal IKEA India burghal abundance in Worli, we will abide to accommodated abounding added bodies in Mumbai with our beautiful, affordable and acceptable home accoutrement solutions for creating a bigger accustomed activity at home," he said.

This abundance will be the third concrete abundance that IKEA opens in India. IKEA had opened its aboriginal abundance opened in Hyderabad in 2019, followed by its Navi Mumbai in December 2020 and the third ample IKEA abundance is accepted to attainable in Bengaluru abutting year.

Earlier this year, it launched IKEA arcade app and has continued it to several cities as allotment of its omni-channel expansion.

"IKEA has an appetite to accommodated 200 actor bodies in India over abutting few years with an omnichannel approach," the account said.

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