List of countries with IKEA stores
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||No. of stores||Notes|
|Sweden||1958||Älmhult||20||Sweden has the world's second largest IKEA (outside Stockholm; 55,221 square meters) after South Korea's Gwangmyeong store at 59,000 square meters which opened in December 2014.|
|Norway||1963||Slependen||7||First IKEA outside Sweden. Stores: Oslo (Two stores, Slependen and Furuset), Kristiansand, Stavanger, Trondheim and Bergen. 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.|
|Denmark||1969||Ballerup (near Copenhagen)||5||Ballerup store moved to Høje Tåstrup circa 1979. Other stores: Gentofte, Aarhus, Odense and Aalborg.|
|Switzerland||1973||Spreitenbach||9||First IKEA outside Scandinavia.|
|Germany||1977||Eching (near Munich)||53||IKEA's largest market. Berlin alone has four stores. The Berlin "Landsberger Allee" store is the 2nd largest in Europe with 43,000 m2 (460,000 sq ft).|
(after withdrawal in 1986)
|9||IKEA withdrew from the market in 1987 because of stagnant sales, then returned in 2006 to Funabashi, Chiba under a distribution partnership with the Mitsubishi Corporation.|
|Australia||1975||Artarmon (Sydney)||10||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.|
|Canada||1975||Dartmouth||13||The first IKEA store in North America opened in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia in 1975 and closed 13 years later. The company made a return to the city in September 2017 with the opening of IKEA Halifax. As of 2017, there were 13 stores in six provinces—two in British Columbia (Richmond and Coquitlam), two in Alberta (Calgary and Edmonton), one in Manitoba (Winnipeg), five in Ontario (Burlington, Vaughan, Etobicoke, North York and Ottawa), two in Quebec (Montreal and Boucherville), and one in Nova Scotia (Halifax).
The current Ottawa store, opened on 7 December 2011, was at the time the largest IKEA in Canada—approximately 37,000 square metres. 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. IKEA is re-opening a store in Quebec City, Quebec, in 2018. IKEA will open its 15th store in London, Ontario, in 2019.
|Hong Kong||1975||Kowloon (Tsim Sha Tsui)||4||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||1977||Vösendorf (near Vienna)||7||A new store, the seventh of Austria, was opened in 2008 in Klagenfurt.|
|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||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. The old store in Sliedrecht closed in 2006.|
|Spain||1980||Las Palmas||20||There are 16 stores on mainland Spain & 4 stores in the Canary Islands & the Balearic Islands.|
|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. IKEA's director in Iceland said that they want to open a store in Akureyri in the upcoming years.|
|France||1981||Bobigny (near Paris)||33||France has 33 stores currently, catering to public needs.|
|Saudi Arabia||1983||Jeddah||4||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. A new store opened in Jeddah in 2017. It's the second store in Jeddah. two pick-up points also opened in two cities|
|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. Another new store will open near Kortrijk, but not anytime soon.|
|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||1985||Plymouth Meeting||45||The first IKEA in the U.S. was built in the Philadelphia suburb of Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania; this store has since moved to Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. The original IKEA building has since been demolished 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 a franchise agreement, became one of only a few independently franchised IKEA locations in the world. 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 and a second store in Ponce is planned for the near future. 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. New locations in the Miami suburb of Sweetwater, Florida and the Kansas City suburb of Merriam, Kansas opened in Autumn 2014. A 351,000 square foot store opened in Spring Valley, Nevada, in June 2016. Two stores opened in 2017: one in Columbus, Ohio in June, and another in the Indianapolis suburb of Fishers, Indiana in October. On May 5, 2016, a planned store in Oak Creek, Wisconsin was announced. The Oak Creek store is planned to open during the summer of 2018. On June 21, 2016, a planned store in Norfolk, Virginia was announced. 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. IKEA's second location in Dallas-Fort Worth is being built in Grand Prairie and a third location will open in north Fort Worth Plans for a new store have been announced for Cary, North Carolina, where it may open as early as summer of 2020. In addition, IKEA plans to open a store in Nashville, Tennessee along Interstate 24 in Antioch by 2020, making it the state of Tennessee's second location after Memphis.|
|United Kingdom||1987||Warrington, Cheshire||20||IKEA opened a new 38,000 square metres (410,000 sq ft) store in Calcot, Reading, Berkshire on 14 July 2016 and will opened in September 2017 in Sheffield. Future locations for IKEA stores in the United Kingdom include Greenwich Peninsula and Exeter. Additionally the UK has three Order and Collect points; one in Norwich which opened in November 2015, one which opened in May 2016 in Aberdeen. and one in Birmingham.|
|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||1990||Budapest||3||There are three stores in Hungary, two in the capital city Budapest and one in Budaörs.|
|Poland||1991||Janki (near Warsaw)||10||Greater Warsaw has two stores: in Janki and Targówek. There are also stores in Gdańsk, Wrocław, Katowice, Kraków, Poznań, Łódź, Bydgoszcz, and Lublin. New stores are being built in Warsaw (a third one in the city, opening in 2018), and in Zabrze (opening in 2019), while three others are planned in Rzeszów, Częstochowa, and Szczecin.|
|Czech Republic (then Czechoslovakia)||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||1991||Dubai||2||The UAE'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. The Dubai store recently moved to the Festival Waterfront Centre.|
|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||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||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||1996||Bandar Utama||3||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, with a shop floor area of approximately 42,000 square metres (450,000 sq ft). On November 15, 2017, the largest IKEA store in Southeast Asia was opened In Tebrau, Johor Bahru which is 10% larger than the Cheras outlet and 70% larger than the Mutiara Damansara outlet. In addition, Ikea has also planned to open another IKEA store in Penang.|
|China||1998||Shanghai||24||There are 3 IKEA stores in Shanghai, 2 stores in Beijing, 2 stores in Chengdu, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Dalian, Shenyang and 11 other cities across China.|
|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||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, and after extensive renovations it was reopened on March 6, 2012. A third store was opened on March, 2014 in Kiryat Ata, one of Haifa's suburbs.|
|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. 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.|
|Portugal||2004||Alfragide (near Lisbon)||5||Second store opened on July 31, 2007 in Matosinhos, with 36,000 square metres (390,000 sq ft), 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||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||2007||Bucharest||1||26,000 square metres (280,000 sq ft) store opened on March 21, 2007, in Băneasa "Feeria" Shopping Center. The second store will be opened in 2018, in Bucharest (Theodor Pallady area). Other stores are planned to be opened in Braşov, Cluj-Napoca, Iasi, Constanţa, Galaţi and Timișoara by 2022.|
|Cyprus||2007||Strovolos (near Nicosia)||1||22,000 square metres (240,000 sq ft) store opened in September 2007.|
|Ireland||2009||Ballymun (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, and although the store was completed in February 2009, planning conditions resulted in the delayed opening. Ireland's first small format store, where customers can order and collect products is planned to open in Carrickmines in the summer of 2016.|
|Dominican Republic||2010||Santo Domingo||1||The first Dominican IKEA store opened 17 February 2010 in Santo Domingo. It is the first IKEA store in Latin America. The owner of the IKEA franchisee for Dominican Republic, Anders Alm, is reported as saying that the new store has created 400 jobs.|
|Bulgaria||2011||Sofia||1||The Swedish furniture giant IKEA is opening its first store in the Bulgarian capital Sofia on September 20, 2011. IKEA eyes second Bulgarian store in Varna.|
|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. 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.|
|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||2013||Vilnius||3||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. Second store was planned to be opened in port city of Klaipėda in Autumn 2015.|
|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. 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.|
|Qatar||2013||Doha||1||The first IKEA in Qatar opened its door on March 11, 2013. The store is located in Doha Festival City Mall.|
|Jordan||2014||Amman||1||The first IKEA in Jordan  opened its doors on 6 March 2014. 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||2014||Zagreb||1||The first IKEA in Croatia  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.|
|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. IKEA opened their doors to Indonesia in October 15, 2014 at Alam Sutera, Tangerang, located in the western suburbs of Jakarta.|
|South Korea||2014||Gwangmyeong||2||The world's largest IKEA store at 59,000 square meters (640,000 square feet) opened near the KTX Gwangmyeong Station, located at the heart of the Seoul Capital Area, on December 18, 2014. The second store opened in Goyang on October 19, 2017, which is even larger at 164,000 square meters (1.76-million square feet) 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.|
|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).|
|Serbia||2017||Belgrade||1||The first IKEA store in Serbia was opened in 1991, but closed in 1992 due UN sanctions over Yugoslavia. IKEA returned after 25 years and official department store was open on August 10, 2017. The object has 33,437 square meters and it was jubilee 400th IKEA department store in the world. IKEA plans to develop a 40,000 square metres retail park in Belgrade, in addition to the department store in Bubanj Potok and furthermore open one more department store in Serbian capital and three more stores in cities of Novi Sad, Kragujevac and Niš for which the land has already been acquired back in 2013. Belgrade IKEA office is regional center for Former Yugoslavia and Romania.|
|Country||Debut||First store location||Noted|
|India||2018||Hyderabad||IKEA plans to open 25 stores, investing about 10,500 crore (US$2 billion) over 15 to 20 years. 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 February 2018.|
|Slovenia||2018/2019||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.|
|Bahrain||2018||Salmabad||IKEA is currently building its first store in Bahrain costing $125 million with 6,200 square meters in floor area and plans on opening in mid 2018.|
|Latvia||2018||Riga||Two Icelandic entrepreneurs had planned to open an IKEA store in Latvia once the Lithuania store has been successfully opened. 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. On 31 January 2017 it was announced that there will be a new IKEA store near Riga. The store is scheduled to open in August 2018.|
|Ukraine||2018/2019||Kiev||On May 29, 2017 in response to an inquiry from Hromadske TV, IKEA confirmed an intent to open a store in Ukraine. Subsequently, (on 20 December 2017) IKEA officially announced their intention to open a store in Ukraine within one to two years.|
|Estonia||2019||Laagri||Two Icelandic entrepreneurs had planned to open an IKEA store in Latvia once the Lithuania store has been successfully opened. 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.|
|Brazil||TBA||TBA||IKEA has shown interest in the past in expanding its stores to Brazil.|
|Mexico||TBA||TBA||IKEA has begun market research to open its first store in Mexico.|
|New Zealand||TBA||TBA||IKEA Australia Managing Director commented on a market in New Zealand and 'there's opportunities there'.|
|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.|
|Country||Intended Debut||Store Intended Location||Notes|
|Ukraine||Not revealed||Odessa||In 2009, IKEA bought an area of land in Odessa on which to build a store. 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.|
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