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.

Countries[edit]

Country and Region 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.[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 Opened 13 March 1969. Ballerup store closed and moved to Høje Tåstrup 1975. Other stores: Gentofte, Aarhus, Odense and Aalborg.
Switzerland Switzerland 1973 Spreitenbach[8] 9 First IKEA outside Scandinavia.
Germany Germany 1977 (West Germany before October 1990) Eching[9] (near Munich) 53 IKEA's largest market. Berlin alone has four stores. The Berlin "Landsberger Allee" store is the second largest in Europe with 43,000 m2 (460,000 sq ft).
Japan Japan 1974
2006
(after withdrawal in 1986)
Kobe (initial)
Funabashi (reentry)
9 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 (Sydney) 10 There are ten stores in Australia. Rhodes, Tempe and Marsden Park in Sydney, Richmond and Springvale in Melbourne, North Lakes and Logan in Brisbane, and also Perth, Adelaide, and Canberra, 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 14 The first IKEA store in North America opened in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia in 1975 and closed 13 years later.[14][15] The company made a return to the city in September 2017 with the opening of IKEA Halifax.[16] As of 2018, there were 14 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), three in Quebec (Montreal, Boucherville, Quebec City), and one in Nova Scotia (Halifax).[17]

The current Ottawa store, opened on 7 December 2011, was at the time the largest IKEA in Canada—approximately 37,000 square metres.[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 has re-opened a store in Quebec City, Quebec, in 2018.[20] IKEA will open its 15th store in London, Ontario, in 2019.[21]

Hong Kong 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 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 and 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 (220,000 sq ft) 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] but meanwhile that plan was shelfed (and instead a limit put on shipping cost).[27]
France France 1981 Bobigny (near Paris) 33
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 1983 Jeddah 6 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 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.[28] 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 1985 Plymouth Meeting (near Philadelphia) 48[29] 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[30] 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.[31] 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[32] and a second store in Ponce is planned for the near future.[33] 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.[34] New locations in the Miami suburb of Sweetwater, Florida[35] and the Kansas City suburb of Merriam, Kansas[36] opened in Autumn 2014. A 351,000 square foot store opened in Las Vegas, Nevada, in May 2016.[37] Two stores opened in 2017: one in Columbus, Ohio in June,[38] and another in the Indianapolis suburb of Fishers, Indiana in October.[39] On May 5, 2016, a planned store in Oak Creek, Wisconsin was announced.[40] The Oak Creek store opened in the summer of 2018. On June 21, 2016, a planned store in Norfolk, Virginia was announced.[41] In November 2016, plans were announced for a store in Live Oak, Texas, a suburb of San Antonio, scheduled to open in 2019.[42] IKEA's second location in Dallas-Fort Worth opened in 2017 in Grand Prairie.[43] In late 2017 IKEA made plans to open a location in Marietta, Georgia, IKEA's second location in Atlanta.[44]
 United Kingdom 1987 Warrington, Cheshire 21 IKEA opened a new 32,000 square metres (340,000 sq ft) store in Calcot, Reading, Berkshire on 14 July 2016 and opened in September 2017 in Sheffield. On the 10th May 2018, the UK's 21st store opened in Exeter.[45][46] A store is set to open in Greenwich Peninsula in early 2019.[47] Additionally the UK has two Order and Collect points; Norwich[48] and Aberdeen[49]. An IKEA planning studio was opened in London in 2018.
 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.[50]
 Poland 1990 Warsaw 11 There are three stores in Warsaw and one per Gdańsk, Wrocław, Katowice, Kraków, Poznań, Łódź, Bydgoszcz, and Lublin[51]. Additionally, there are Order and Collect points in Kalisz, Opole, Szczecin, Rzeszów, and Białystok[52], and a concept store for companies is located in central Warsaw.[53]
Czech Republic Czech Republic 1991 (Czechoslovakia before January 1993) Budějovická (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 first store opened in deira city centre.The UAE's stores are now located in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The IKEA store in Abu Dhabi was located at the Marina Mall. It has now shifted to Yas Island.[54] The Dubai store is located in Festival Waterfront Centre.There is another store located in al ain in bawadi mall.
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, with a sixth one about to open in Xiaobitan, New Taipei City. IKEA was initially owned by Jardine Matheson, but is currently owned by Dairy Farm International Holdings.
Finland Finland 1996 Espoo 6 New stores were opened 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 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[55][56] On November 15, 2017, the largest IKEA store in Southeast Asia of 2017 was opened in Tebrau, Johor Bahru. On March 15 2018, IKEA Bang Yai, Thailand replaced the store in Tebrau as the largest IKEA in Southeast Asia. In addition, Ikea has also planned to open another IKEA store in Batu Kawan, Penang.[57][58]
China China 1998 Shanghai 26[59] There are 3 IKEA stores in Shanghai, 2 stores in Beijing, and other cities across China.
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 4 IKEA operates in Israel through a franchise company, IKEA Israel, which is owned by Matthew Bronfman. The second store opened on March 9, 2010, in Rishon LeZion, a city near 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,[60] and after extensive renovations it was reopened on March 6, 2012.[61] In March, 2014 IKEA opened its third store in Kiryat Ata, one of Haifa's suburbs.[62] The fourth store opened in Beersheba on the February 26, 2018 with an area of 22,000 sq. meter.
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.[63] 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.[64]
Portugal Portugal 2004 Alfragide (near Lisbon) 5 Second store opened on July 31, 2007 in Matosinhos, with 36,000 square metres (390,000 sq ft),[65] 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 6 There are three stores in İstanbul (Bayrampaşa and Ümraniye and Kartal), 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 retail park. [66] The second store with 37,000 square metres (400,000 sq ft) will be opened in Q3 2018, in Bucharest (Theodor Pallady area) [67]. Other stores are planned to be opened in Timișoara, Braşov, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest, Iaşi, Constanţa, Craiova. [68]
Cyprus Cyprus 2007 Strovolos (near Nicosia) 1 22,000 square metres (240,000 sq ft) store opened in September 2007.[69][70][71]
Republic of Ireland Ireland 2009 Ballymun[72] (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,[73][74] and although the store was completed in February 2009,[75] planning conditions[76] resulted in the delayed opening.[77] Ireland's first small format store, where customers can order and collect products opened in Carrickmines in the summer of 2016.[78]
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 2010 Santo Domingo 1 The first Dominican IKEA store opened 17 February 2010 in Santo Domingo.[79] It is the first IKEA store in Latin America.[80] The owner of the IKEA franchisee for Dominican Republic, Anders Alm, is reported as saying that the new store has created 400 jobs.[81]
Bulgaria Bulgaria 2011 Sofia 1 IKEA opened its first store in the Bulgarian capital Sofia on September 20, 2011.[82] IKEA eyes a second Bulgarian store in Varna.[83]
Thailand Thailand 2011 Bangkok 2 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.[84][85] 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.[86]
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.[87]
Lithuania 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.[88][89] The second and the third stores are located in Klaipėda[90] and Kaunas[90].
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.[91] 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.[92]
Qatar Qatar 2013 Doha 1 The first IKEA in Qatar opened its door on March 11, 2013.[93] The store is located in Doha Festival City Mall.
Jordan Jordan 2014 Amman 1 The first IKEA in Jordan[94] opened its doors on 6 March 2014.[95] 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[96] opened its doors on 21 August 2014 and with total area of 38,000 m2 (410,000 sq ft)is one of the five biggest in Europe and among 10 biggest IKEA stores in the world.[97]
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.[98][99] IKEA opened their doors to Indonesia in October 15, 2014 at Alam Sutera, Tangerang, located in the western suburbs of Jakarta.[100]
South Korea South Korea 2014 Gwangmyeong 2 The world's largest IKEA store at 59,000 square meters (640,000 square feet)[4][101] opened near the KTX Gwangmyeong Station, located at the heart of the Seoul Capital Area, on December 18, 2014.[102] 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 six stores in the country by 2020, four in the Seoul Capital Area, one in Daejeon and one in Busan.[103]
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 [fr] (located in outskirts of Casablanca).[104][105][106]
Serbia 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.[107][108] 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[109] 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.
India India 2018 Hyderabad 1 IKEA began constructing its first store in India on 11 August 2016. The 400,000 sq ft store in Hyderabad was built at a cost of 700 crore (US$97 million),[110] and was opened on August 9, 2018.[111] IKEA plans to open 25 stores by 2025, investing about 10,500 crore (US$2 billion).[112][113]
Latvia Latvia 2018 Riga 1 Two Icelandic entrepreneurs had planned to open an IKEA store in Latvia once the Lithuania store has been successfully opened.[114][115][116] 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.[117][118][119] On 31 January 2017 it was announced that there will be a new IKEA store in Stopiņi near Riga. The building was completed in the summer of 2018.[120] The store was opened on 30 August 2018.[121][122]
Bahrain Bahrain 2018 Salmabad 1 IKEA has completed building its first store in Bahrain costing $125 million with 6,200 square meters in floor area and opened to the public on September 5 2018. It is regarded as the biggest store in the region. [123]

Planned[edit]

Country Debut First store location[1] Notes
Slovenia Slovenia 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. The Ljubljana City Administration expects the construction of the IKEA department store in the capital of Slovenia to begin next year. According to the plans, IKEA Ljubljana should be around the same size as the shopping centers in Zagreb and Belgrade. It will take up around 31,000 m2 of BTC City, have 800 employees, around 9,500 products and 1,000 parking spaces. [124][125][126][127][128]
Estonia Estonia 2019 Laagri (near Tallinn) or Peetri (near Tallinn) Two Icelandic entrepreneurs had planned to open an IKEA store in Latvia once the Lithuania store has been successfully opened.[114][115][116] 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.[118][119][117] IKEA confirmed their expansion to Estonia on 10 October 2018.[129]
Ukraine Ukraine 2019 Kiev On May 29, 2017 in response to an inquiry from Hromadske TV, IKEA confirmed an intent to open a store in Ukraine.[130] Subsequently, (on 13 September 2018) IKEA officially announced their intention to open a store in Ukraine up to the end of 2019 in Ocean mall in Kyiv with their new concept city store.[131]
Chile Chile 2020 Santiago On May 17, 2018, Falabella holding announced a franchise agreement with IKEA to open stores in Chile, Peru and Colombia, rebranding Homy stores and opening new stores starting in Santiago.[132] It will be the first store in South America.
Philippines Philippines 2020 Manila 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. It plans to open a store in a designated location in SM Mall of Asia by 2020. Once complete, it will be the largest IKEA store in the world, occupying 65,000 m2 (699,654.2 sq ft).[133] After its first store, IKEA plans to expand to 5 - 6 stores in Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao and Iloilo in 8 years time.[134]
Brazil Brazil TBA São Paulo IKEA has shown interest in the past in expanding its stores to Brazil.[135]
Colombia Colombia TBA Bogotá On May 17, 2018, Falabella holding announced a franchise agreement with IKEA to open stores in Chile, Peru and Colombia.[132]
Mexico Mexico 2019 Guadalajara The first IKEA store in Mexico will arrive in Guadalajara in 2019.[136]
New Zealand New Zealand TBA Auckland Ikea have been rumoured to be interested in New Zealand since 2008 where the franchisee for Ikea WA and Perth (CEBAS) considered a site in South Auckland.[137] This didn't proceed and there have been subsequent and numerous rumours since. IKEA Australia Managing Director commented on a market in New Zealand and 'there's opportunities there'.[138] In 2018 the retail consultant RCG confirmed that they had again been working for Ikea [139] and there is a suggestion that this market research has been undertaken since 2015. The outcome of this is not known. Anecdotal evidence is a Twitter account for @ikeanewzealand that was live and has over a period of time given brief updates since its creation in 2011, however after the bio was altered saying 'something big is coming' the bio was cleaned and subsequently suspended in 2018.

Ikea have trademarked numerous items and are registered with IPONZ [140] Ikea haven't formally commented on New Zealand other than 'we are looking for ways to make Ikea more accessible for more people', however in the meantime Ikea Australia are consolidating their market.

Peru Peru TBA Lima On May 17, 2018, Falabella holding announced a franchise agreement with IKEA to open stores in Chile, Peru and Colombia.[132]
Vietnam Vietnam TBA Ho Chi Minh City On Monday, Bloomberg conducted an interview with Inter Ikea Chief Executive Officer Torbjorn Loof on the company’s future expansion plans. According to Loof, South America and Southeast Asia are the top two regions on IKEA’s expansion radar after its arrival in India and Latvia this year.

He confirmed that in Southeast Asia, Vietnam and Philippines are the next in line to get IKEA stores, after Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia.[141]

Macau Macau 2025 TBA With the success of the merchandise pick-up store since 2012, IKEA has announced they have planned to open a store in Macau by 2025 .[142][143]
Luxembourg Luxembourg 2025 Luxembourg City The Ikea group plans to move to Luxembourg in the coming years. Ikea recently decided to reconsider its strategy by investing in downtown stores. A first store of this type with a surface of 5,000 m² will open in the heart of Paris in the summer of 2019 to "facilitate access to its offer city dwellers" near many public transport. Will this new store format open in Luxembourg City by 2025? The place is not specified yet. For the moment, near the Grand Duchy, Luxembourgers have the opportunity to quickly go to Sterpenich, Belgium, a few meters from the border post or to Metz, France, about sixty km from Luxembourg. There is also an Ikea in Saarlouis in Germany, less than 50 km from the country. [144]
Oman Oman TBA Muscat Ikea plans to expand into Oman as part of plans to enter about a dozen new markets in the coming years, as the Swedish furniture giant aims to reach a total of 3 billion potential customers by 2025. [145]

Abandoned[edit]

Country Intended debut Intended first store location Notes
UkraineUkraine Not revealed Odessa[146] In 2009, IKEA bought an area of land in Odessa on which to build a store.[146] 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.[147]

Largest stores[edit]

The largest IKEA store in the world is located in Gwangmyeong

The world's five largest IKEA stores are:

  1. Gwangmyeong, Gyeonggi, South Korea: 57,100 m2 (614,619.3 sq ft)[148]
  2. Stockholm Kungens Kurva, Sweden: 55,200 m2 (594,167.9 sq ft)[148]
  3. Shanghai Baoshan, China: 55,032 m2 (592,359.5 sq ft)
  4. Goyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea: 52,199 m2 (561,865.4 sq ft)[149]
  5. Bangyai, Nonthaburi, Thailand 50,278 m2 (541,187.9 sq ft)[150]

IKEA has announced plans to open a 65,000 m2 (699,654.2 sq ft) store in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines by late 2020. Once opened, it will be the largest IKEA store in the world.[133]

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