IKEA India opens its first store in Bengaluru to the public today. It is located in Nagasandra.
History: IKEA is part of the Ingka Group. It is the world’s leading Swedish furniture retailer. IKEA has been sourcing from India for more than 35 years. India is a prioritised market for the Ingka Group.
- IKEA’s Indian outlet started its journey in Bengaluru through a website and app in 2021.
Store details: The store in Nagasandra is expected to be spread across 12.2 acres of land. It will feature over 7,000 home furnishing products of good sustainable quality in an affordable price range. The services offered will include remote planning, personal shopper and click&collect at the store. It will be connected to the Nagasandra Metro station.
- The store is also expected to house the biggest children’s play area known as ‘Småland’. Additionally, there will be a 1,000-seater restaurant and a bistro serving a mix of Indian and Swedish food items.