IKEA is a transnational corporation, one of the largest retailers of selling furniture and home furnishings. Full name – «IKEA International Group». Founded in Sweden; Headquartered in Leiden, South Holland province, the Netherlands.
The company, established in 1943 by Ingvar Kamprad, has the Swedish roots that support image for the Swedish company for marketing purposes. In 1955 “IKEA” began producing furniture under its own brand. First Kamprad sold in his own home, the first shopping center company opened in 1958.
The name «IKEA» stands for «Ingvar Kamprad Elmtaryd Agunnaryd», that is the name of the founder (Ingvar Kamprad) and the name of two villages in which he lived.
As of August 31, 2014 IKEA group had a total of 315 stores in 27 countries, employing 147 thousand workers. In particular, only in 2014 12 stores in 10 countries were open and during the year the stores were visited by more than 760 million visitors. The network IKEA sold approximately 9,500 types of products. IKEA welcome its customers Monday through Sunday from 10 AM till 9 PM. Pay attention, that the operating hours may vary from one location to the next.
What time does IKEA open?
|Monday||10:00 AM – 09:00 PM|
|Tuesday||10:00 AM – 09:00 PM|
|Wednesday||10:00 AM – 09:00 PM|
|Thursday||10:00 AM – 09:00 PM|
|Friday||10:00 AM – 09:00 PM|
|Saturday||10:00 AM – 09:00 PM|
|Sunday||10:00 AM – 09:00 PM|
– Is IKEA open on Sunday?
– Yes, It’s open.
IKEA Holiday Hours
Mostly, the IKEA stores are closed on Christmas Day, Easter Sunday and Thanksgiving Day. Some stored can reduce the working hours for the holidays. So, if you want to visit IKEA on holidays, you better check the holiday hours beforehand not to waste your time.
IKEA Holiday Hours | Open
– Is IKEA open on:
|Black Friday||Mardi Gras|
|Christmas Eve||Memorial Day|
|Cinco de Mayo||Mother’s Day|
|Columbus Day||New Year’s Eve|
|Easter Monday||President’s Day|
|Father’s Day||St. Patrick’s Day|
|Good Friday||Tax Day|
|Labor Day||Veteran’s Day|
– Yes, it’s open.
IKEA Holiday Hours | Closed
– Is IKEA open on:
|Thanksgiving Day||Christmas Day|
– No, it’s closed.
IKEA company produces and sells low-cost mass Scandinavian design furniture that buyers assemble by themselves at home. Furniture in a disassembled state packed into compact cardboard boxes suitable for transporting in the trunk of the car. Each package has a full set of equipment for mounting and miniature tools – mainly hexagonal socket wrench. Philosophy of technology involves a little knowledge, so even a housewife can assemble the wardrobe. The set has illustrated descriptions with the steps in assembling furniture.
Besides furniture, IKEA stores have in stock everything you need for interior decoration of an apartment or house – from utensils, electrical fixtures, textiles and clothes to home greenery.