List of countries with IKEA stores

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IKEA is a multinational group of companies that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture (such as beds, chairs and desks), appliances and home accessories. The following List of countries with IKEA stores is arranged by date of first store in each country.


Country Debut First store location[1] No. of stores Notes
Sweden Sweden 1958 Älmhult[2] 20 Sweden has the world's second largest IKEA (outside Stockholm; 55,221 square meters)[3] after South Korea's Gwangmyeong store at 59,000 square meters which opened in December 2014.[4]
Norway Norway 1963 Slependen 7 First IKEA outside Sweden. Stores: Oslo (Two stores, Slependen and Furuset), Kristiansand, Stavanger, Trondheim and Bergen.[5] The world's largest IKEA is planned to be built in Larvik, Norway. It is rumoured to be in the range of 60,000-80,000 square metres.[6]
Denmark Denmark 1969 Ballerup[7] (near Copenhagen) 5 Ballerup store moved to Høje Tåstrup circa 1979. Other stores: Gentofte, Aarhus, Odense and Aalborg.
Switzerland Switzerland 1973 Spreitenbach[8] 9 First IKEA outside Scandinavia.
Germany Germany 1977 Eching[9] (near Munich) 50 IKEA's largest market. Berlin alone has four stores. The Berlin "Landsberger Allee" store is the 2nd largest in Europe with 43000 m2.
Japan Japan 1974
(after withdrawal in 1986)
Kobe (initial)
Funabashi (reentry)
8 IKEA withdrew from the market in 1987 because of stagnant sales,[10] then returned in 2006 to Funabashi, Chiba under a distribution partnership with the Mitsubishi Corporation.[11][12]
Australia Australia 1975 Artarmon (near Sydney) 9 There are ten stores in Australia. Rhodes, Tempe and Marsden Park in Sydney, Richmond and Springvale in Melbourne, the newest addition is North Lakes north of Brisbane Logan in Brisbane, and also Perth and Adelaide, although Perth and Adelaide are a franchise owned by CEBAS Pty LTD. IKEA have announced they will open stores in Campbellfield, Melbourne.The planned Campbellfield store will be the largest free-standing store in the Southern Hemisphere totaling 41,000 square metres.[13]
Canada Canada 1975 Dartmouth 12 The first IKEA store in North America opened in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia in 1975 and closed 13 years later.[14][15] As of 2012, there were twelve stores in five provinces—two in British Columbia (Richmond and Coquitlam), two in Alberta (Calgary and Edmonton), one in Manitoba (Winnipeg), five in Ontario (Burlington, Etobicoke, North York, Ottawa, and Vaughan), and two in Quebec (Boucherville and Montreal).[16] The current Ottawa store, opened on 7 December 2011, was at the time the largest IKEA in Canada—approximately 37,000 square metres.[17] The newest Canadian IKEA is the Winnipeg store, opened on 28 November 2012.[18] On 8 May 2012, IKEA began construction on expanding its current Montreal location into North America's largest IKEA store. Completed in summer 2013, the new IKEA Montreal measures 43,626 square metres.[19] IKEA is re-opening a store in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia in 2017.[20] IKEA is re-opening a store in Quebec City, Quebec, in 2018.[21]
 Hong Kong 1975 Kowloon (Tsim Sha Tsui) 3 The first store opened in Hong Kong (then a British colony) in Tsim Sha Tsui, the original store was later relocated. Since 2007, IKEA has had three stores in Hong Kong: Causeway Bay, Kowloon Bay, Shatin, plus a warehouse in Sheung Shui. All are franchises owned by Dairy Farm International Holdings. The Shatin Store was expanded in December 2009. In summer 2010, the Kowloon Bay store was relocated from Telford Plaza to Megabox. With area of 150,000 square feet (14,000 m2) it is the largest store in Hong Kong.
Austria Austria 1977 Vösendorf (near Vienna) 7 A new store, the seventh of Austria, was opened in 2008 in Klagenfurt.
Singapore Singapore 1978 Bukit Timah 2 Original store moved to Katong in 1984, then to Alexandra Road in Queenstown in 1995. A second store opened in November 2006 in Tampines.
Netherlands Netherlands 1978 Sliedrecht 13 Groningen store is the 3rd largest in Europe with 42,000 square metres (450,000 sq ft). Newest store opened in February 2015 in Zwolle.[22] The old store in Sliedrecht closed in 2006.[23]
Spain Spain 1980 Las Palmas 20 There are 16 stores on mainland Spain & 4 stores in the Canary Islands & the Balearic Islands.[24]
Iceland Iceland 1981 Reykjavík 1 Originally, IKEA started its business in a loft above a grocery store in Reykjavík. Later after having spent a decade in a large warehouse, it reopened (at around 20,000 m2) in Garðabær in October 2006.[25] IKEA's director in Iceland said that they want to open a store in Akureyri in the upcoming years.[26]
France France 1981 Bobigny (near Paris) 33 With 7 stores, Paris has more IKEAs than any other city.
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 1983 Jeddah 3 Stores in Riyadh, Jeddah and Dhahran. The Riyadh and Jeddah stores have been completely rebuilt and relocated in recent years. The store in Dhahran opened in 2008.
Belgium Belgium 1984 Zaventem and Ternat (near Brussels) 8 Stores in Anderlecht, Arlon, Ghent, Hasselt, Liege, Mons, Wilrijk and Zaventem. In 2008 the IKEA store in Ternat closed. In 2016 the stores in Hasselt and Mons opened, in October 2016 Ikea bought a piece of land to open a second store in Antwerp.[27] Another new store will open near Kortrijk, but not anytime soon.
Kuwait Kuwait 1984 Kuwait City 1 Opened in the industrial district of Shuwaikh in 1984; transferred to a significantly larger new facility at The Avenues (a shopping centre) in early 2007.
United States United States 1985 Plymouth Meeting 44[28] Built in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania; has since moved to Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. The original IKEA building has since been demolished[29] and is now a Whole Foods Market. In 1992, IKEA acquired the California-based STØR chain, adding 3 of that chain's 4 locations to their US presence; that chain's Houston, Texas location, which operated under franchise agreement, became one of only a few independently franchised IKEA locations in the world.[30] Another store opened in Frisco, Texas in 2005, one of the largest in the world at the time. Most-recent stores opened since 2008 include Tampa, Florida; Charlotte, North Carolina; Brooklyn, New York; and Centennial, Colorado. The first IKEA in Puerto Rico opened its doors on 2013 in Bayamón[31] and a second store in Ponce is planned for the near future.[32] IKEA announced on 4 December 2013 that a new 389,000 square foot store would begin construction in 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri in the city's Midtown District.[33] New locations in the Miami suburb of Sweetwater, Florida[34] and the Kansas City suburb of Merriam, Kansas[35] opened in Autumn 2014. A 351,000 square foot store is scheduled to open in Spring Valley, Nevada, in June 2016.[36] A new store announcement was for Columbus Ohio, where it will be finished in the summer of 2017. On June 21, 2016, a planned store in Norfolk, Virginia was announced.[37] The most recent announcement came on November 29, 2016, for a store in Live Oak, Texas, a suburb of San Antonio, scheduled to open in 2019.[38] IKEA's second location in Dallas-Fort Worth is being built in Grand Prairie and a third location will open in north Fort Worth[39]
United Kingdom United Kingdom 1987 Warrington, Cheshire 20 The largest UK stores are in Croydon in London and at Lakeside Shopping Centre in Essex, each with a capacity of 37,000 m2.[40] The newest stores were completed in December 2007 in Coventry city centre and at the Holywood Exchange in Belfast.[41][42] In November 2007 a planning application was approved for an 18th store in Southampton, which opened on February 12, 2009.[43][44] Future locations for Ikea stores in the United Kingdom include Greenwich Peninsulaand Exeter.[45] IKEA opened a new 38,000 square metres (410,000 sq ft) store in Calcot, Reading, Berkshire on 14 July 2016 and will open another in August 2017 in Sheffield.[46][47] Additionally the UK has two Order and Collect points; one in Norwich which opened in November 2015,[48] and one which opened in May 2016 in Aberdeen.[49]
Italy Italy 1989 Cinisello Balsamo (near Milan) 21 The last one opened in Cagliari in 2016. The largest store is located in Carugate, Milan, extending to 38000 m2.
Hungary Hungary 1990 Budapest 2 There are two stores in Hungary, one in the capital city Budapest and one in Budaörs. Two other stores are planned, with one in Soroksár[50]
Poland Poland 1991 Janki (near Warsaw) 9 Greater Warsaw has two stores: in Janki and Targówek. There are also stores in Gdańsk, Wrocław, Katowice, Kraków, Poznań, Łódź and Bydgoszcz. A store is being built in Lublin (opening in 2017[51]) and Warsaw (a third one in the city, opening in 2018[52]), while four others are planned in Zabrze,[53] Rzeszów,[54] Częstochowa[55] and Szczecin.[56]
Czech Republic Czech Republic 1991 Budějovická (near Prague) 4 There are two IKEA stores in Prague - one at Zličín and one at Černý Most; both Zličín and Černý most are located at the periphery of Prague and at the endstations of underground line B. The first original store at Budějovická - Prague 4 was abandoned.[when?] Outside of Prague there are two locations - in the country's second largest city, Brno, and in Ostrava. There are 3 stores planned within 6 years (Plzeň, Hradec Králové and a third location in Prague).
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 1991 Dubai 2 The U.A.E.'s stores are located in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The IKEA store in Abu Dhabi was located at the Marina Mall. It was then shifted to Yas Island with shuttle services from Marina Mall and Alwadha Mall.[57] The Dubai store recently moved to the Festival Waterfront Centre.
Slovakia Slovakia 1992 Bratislava 1 Original store was closed upon the opening of a new store in the Avion Shopping Park. There are two more stores planned in Slovakia, in Košice and Žilina.
Taiwan Taiwan 1994 Taipei 5 The first store opened in Taipei in 1994, but was closed in 2002. There are currently 5 IKEA stores in Taiwan: Taipei, New Taipei, Taoyuan, Kaohsiung and Taichung. IKEA was initially owned by Jardine Matheson, but is currently owned by Dairy Farm International Holdings.
Finland Finland 1996 Espoo 5 New store in Vantaa in 2003, in Raisio in 2008 and in Tampere in 2010. The Tampere store is the biggest IKEA in Finland. In 2011 a new store opened in Kuopio.
Malaysia Malaysia 1996 Bandar Utama 2 Re-located to Mutiara Damansara, Selangor, in 2003. The new IKEA store in Mutiara Damansara was the largest in Asia at that time with a shop floor area of approximately 27,000 square metres (290,000 sq ft). The second store in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur has been officially opened on November 19, 2015, which is currently the largest store in Malaysia with a shop floor area of approximately 42,000 square metres (450,000 sq ft).[58][59] In addition, Ikea has also planned to open another IKEA stores in Johor Bahru first before expand to Penang.[60][61]
China China 1998 Shanghai 19[62] There are 3 IKEA stores in Shanghai, stores in Beijing, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Nanjing, Dalian and Shenyang. Most recent store opening in Chongqing in 2014.[63] IKEA is also aiming at expanding a second store in Beijing as well as a new store in Wuhan.[64]
Russia Russia 2000 Khimki (near Moscow) 14 Fourth market by revenue after Germany, the U.S. and Sweden. There are 3 IKEA stores in Moscow (Khimki, Teply Stan and Belaya Dacha), 2 stores in St. Petersburg (Parnas and Dybenko), stores in Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don, Novaya Adygea (in Adygea near Krasnodar), Samara, Omsk and Ufa. The IKEA stores in Russia are in connection with MEGA malls developed by IKEA. 5-6 new openings planned by 2020
Israel Israel 2001 Netanya 3 The second store opened on March 9, 2010, in Rishon LeZion, a suburb of Tel Aviv. The store has an area of 33,000 sq. meter. The store in Netanya was destroyed in a fire on February 5, 2011,[65] and after extensive renovations it was reopened on March 6, 2012.[66] A third store was opened on March, 2014 in Kiryat Ata, one of Haifa's suburbs.[67]
Greece Greece 2001 Thessaloniki 5 The first store opened in Thessaloniki on October 24, 2001. The second store opened in Athens (Airport Retail Park) on April 23, 2004. The third store, also in Athens (Egaleo), opened on March 26, 2008. The fourth store, in Larissa, opened on October 14, 2009. The fifth store, in Ioannina, opened in December 2010.[68] Three more stores are planned by 2013 in Athens (third store, possibly in Elefsina), Heraklion and in the new shopping center Iasmos Park in Komotini.[69]
Portugal Portugal 2004 Alfragide (near Lisbon) 4 Second store opened on July 31, 2007 in Matosinhos, with 36,000 square metres (390,000 sq ft),[70] and third store opened on 25 May 2010, in Frielas, Loures, the largest store on the Iberian Peninsula with 39,000 m2. Now the fourth store is open in Braga with 22,000 square metres (240,000 sq ft).
Turkey Turkey 2005 Istanbul 5 There are two stores in İstanbul (Bayrampaşa and Ümraniye), one store in İzmir (Bornova), one store in Bursa (Osmangazi) and one store in Ankara (Mamak).
Romania Romania 2007 Bucharest 1 26,000 square metres (280,000 sq ft) store opened on March 21, 2007, in Băneasa "Feeria" Shopping Center.[71] The second store will be opened in 2009, in Iaşi, in Era Shopping Park.[72] Other stores are planned to be opened in Bucharest, Braşov, Cluj-Napoca, Constanţa, Galaţi and Timișoara by 2013.[73]
Cyprus Cyprus 2007 Strovolos (near Nicosia) 1 22,000 square metres (240,000 sq ft) store opened in September 2007.[74][75][76]
Republic of Ireland Ireland 2009 Ballymun[77] (near Dublin) 1 The first IKEA store in the Republic of Ireland (and second on the island of Ireland) opened on July 27, 2009. The store was granted planning permission in 2007 with conditions,[78][79] and although the store was completed in February 2009,[80] planning conditions[81] resulted in the delayed opening.[82] Ireland's first small format store, where customers can order and collect products is planned to open in Carrickmines in the summer of 2016.[83]
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 2010 Santo Domingo 4 The first Dominican IKEA store opened 17 February 2010 in Santo Domingo.[84] It is the first IKEA store in Latin America.[85] The owner of the IKEA franchisee for Dominican Republic, Anders Alm, is reported as saying that the new store has created 400 jobs.[86]
Bulgaria Bulgaria 2011 Sofia 2 The Swedish furniture giant IKEA is opening its first store in the Bulgarian capital Sofia on September 20, 2011.[87] IKEA eyes second Bulgarian store in Varna.[88]
Thailand Thailand 2011 Samut Prakan 1 The first IKEA in Thailand opened its door on 3 November 2011, in Bang Phli, Samut Prakan. The store is adjacent to a major interchange where the Bang Na-Bang Pakong Highway and Kanchanaphisek Outer Ring Road intersect, with convenient access from the more affluent eastern suburbs of Bangkok. It is expected to have 43,000 square metres (460,000 sq ft) of retail space as a part of the Mega Bangna Shopping Center.[89][90] The larger second store with 50,278 square metres (541,190 sq ft) of area will open in Bang Yai, Nonthaburi as a part of CentralPlaza WestGate department store.[91]
Macau Macau 2012 Nossa Senhora de Fátima 1 In 2012, Macau had its first IKEA merchandise pick up store in Avenida de Venceslau de Morais, customers can head to Hong Kong stores or shop online and pick up their merchandise here. In April 2016, IKEA is interested on enhancing customers experience, the new location of the merchandise pick up is located in Macau Tower


Lithuania Lithuania 2013 Vilnius 1 The first IKEA store in Lithuania was opened on August 14, 2013 in Vilnius. It has the capacity of 26,000 square metres and is also considered to be one of the best projects in the history of IKEA. The store is located near Vilnius International Airport.[93][94] Second store was planned to be opened in port city of Klaipėda in Autumn 2015.[95]
Egypt Egypt 2013 Cairo 1 The first IKEA store in Africa has opened its door on November 26, 2013. The store is located in Cairo Festival City Mall, and it has 34,500 square meters.[96] The mega project owned by Al-Futtaim Group is located in New Cairo, near the Suez Road, Ring Road, Police Academy, and The American International School in Egypt.[97]
Qatar Qatar 2013 Doha 1 The first IKEA in Qatar opened its door on March 11, 2013.[98] The store is located in Doha Festival City Mall.
Jordan Jordan 2014 Amman 1 The first IKEA in Jordan [99] opened its doors on 6 March 2014.[100] IKEA Jordan store is located on Airport road, after Madaba bridge going to Amman and it is IKEA's largest store in the Middle East with an area of 42,000 square metres and 400 Jordanian employees.
Croatia Croatia 2014 Zagreb 1 The first IKEA in Croatia [101] opened its doors on 21 August 2014 and with total area of 38,000 m2 is one of the 5 biggest in Europe and among 10 biggest IKEA stores in the world.[102]
Indonesia Indonesia 2014 Tangerang (near Jakarta) 1 IKEA just opened a store in Tangerang, Indonesia, under a partnership with Hero Supermarket, Indonesian subsidiary of Dairy Farm International Holdings.[103][104] IKEA opened their doors to Indonesia in October 15, 2014 at Alam Sutera, Tangerang, located in the western suburbs of Jakarta.[105]
South Korea South Korea 2014 Gwangmyeong 1 The world's largest IKEA store at 59,000 square meters (640,000 square feet)[4][106] opened near the KTX Gwangmyeong Station, located at the heart of the Seoul Capital Area, on December 18, 2014.[107] The next store opening in Goyang in 2017 will be even larger at 164,000 square meters in gross floor area, breaking the previous world record holder's 131,550 square meters. IKEA plans to have 6 stores in the country by 2020, four in the Seoul Capital Area, one in Daejeon and one in Busan.[108]
Morocco Morocco 2016 Casablanca 1 IKEA opened a Moroccan location in partnership with the Kuwait-based Al-Homaizi. The first location is in the New city of Zenata (located in outskirts of Casablanca).[109][110][111]


Country Debut First store location[1] Notes
Serbia Serbia 2017 Belgrade IKEA has started building a store in Belgrade and plans to open a total of 5 stores across the country.[112] IKEA bought a land in 1991, but never started construction due breakup of Yugoslavia. Also opened smaller retail store in 1991, but closed after one year of operation.[113]
India India 2017 Hyderabad IKEA plans to open 25 stores, investing about 10,500 crore (US$2 billion) over 15 to 20 years.[114][115] IKEA began constructing its first store in India on 11 August 2016. The 400,000 sq ft store in Hyderabad is being built at a cost of 700 crore (US$110 million), and is scheduled to open in autumn 2017.[116][117]
Slovenia Slovenia 2018 Ljubljana IKEA has signed an agreement to open its first store in Ljubljana with the size of 35,000 m2 and costs about 80 million.[118][119][120][121]
BahrainBahrain 2018 Salmabad IKEA is currently building its first store in Bahrain costing $125 million dollars with 6,200 square meters in floor area and plans on opening in mid 2018.[122]
Latvia Latvia 2018 Riga Two Icelandic entrepreneurs had planned to open an IKEA store in Latvia once the Lithuania store has been successfully opened.[123][124][125] However, after a few studies has been conducted regarding the more suitable next Baltic States to open the next IKEA store after Lithuania, it was announced that the next IKEA store will open in Riga, Latvia instead of Estonia due to the small market size in Estonia, despite IKEA's plan to expanding IKEA stores to all 3 Baltic States including Estonia within 2019.[126][127][128] On 31 January 2017 it was announced that there will be a new IKEA store near Riga, which is the second store to open in the Baltic States. The store is scheduled to open in August 2018.[129][130]
Estonia Estonia 2019 Tallinn Two Icelandic entrepreneurs had planned to open an IKEA store in Latvia once the Lithuania store has been successfully opened.[123][124][125] However, after a few studies has been conducted regarding the more suitable next Baltic States to open the next IKEA store after Lithuania, it was announced that the next IKEA store will open in Riga, Latvia instead of Estonia due to the small market size in Estonia, despite IKEA's plan to expanding IKEA stores to all 3 Baltic States including Estonia within 2019.[127][128][131]
Brazil Brazil TBA TBA IKEA has shown interest in the past in expanding its stores to Brazil.[132]
Mexico Mexico TBA TBA IKEA has begun market research to open its first store in Mexico.[133]
New Zealand New Zealand TBA TBA IKEA Australia Managing Director commented on a market in New Zealand and 'there's opportunities there'.[134]
Philippines Philippines TBA TBA Swedish Ambassador-designate to Manila Harald Fries hailed the decision of Swedish furniture giant Ikea to open stores in the Philippines on November 17, 2016, during the reopening of the Swedish Embassy in Manila.[135]


Country Intended Debut Store Intended Location Notes
UkraineUkraine Not revealed Odessa[136] In 2009, IKEA bought an area of land in Odessa on which to build a store.[136] A year later IKEA cancelled the store, saying there was not a strong enough market. The economy minister of Ukraine stated that it should be opened to help fight the perception of corruption.[137]


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