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IKEA appoints new UK & Ireland country retail manager

IKEA has appointed Peter Jelkeby as country retail manager to lead the UK and Ireland business of the Swedish homeware giant. He succeeds Javier Quiñones, who joins IKEA USA as country retail manager. Swedish-born Peter is returning to IKEA following a career of over 20 years with the company in …

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IKEA Greenwich receives highest BREEAM UK rating

IKEA UK’s newest full-sized store, which opened at Greenwich in south-east London on February 7, has achieved an ‘Outstanding’ BREEAM UK New Construction certification: an accolade held by just 320 buildings around the world. IKEA Greenwich was designed and built to reach the highest BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment …

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IKEA UK’s new Planning Studio makes debut

IKEA UK opened its new Planning Studio, at Bromley in south-east London, on March 28. Located at the former Mothercare and Early Learning Centre site on Bromley High Street, the store is part of IKEA’s ongoing city centre approach as it ‘responds to the growth of urban living and changes …

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IKEA to open Planning Studio in Bromley

IKEA UK is set to open a new Planning Studio at Bromley in south-east London this Spring. The announcement follows the launch of IKEA’s first Planning Studio on Tottenham Court Road in London on October 12. The new Studio, which will be located on the former Mothercare and Early Learning …

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IKEA UK opens doors to Greenwich store

IKEA launched a new store in Greenwich last week (Thursday, February 7). Located at Millennium Way Retail Park, the 32,000sq m branch is the retailer’s first full-sized IKEA to open in London in 14 years and has been designed as a place for Londoners ‘to meet, share, learn and shop’. …

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IKEA opens its first city centre Planning Studio

IKEA launched its IKEA Planning Studio on Tottenham Court Road in London today (Friday October 12) – the first step in IKEA UK and Ireland’s new city centre approach. The Studio specialises in kitchens and bedroom storage, with the aim of giving customers ‘an easy and convenient way to get …

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IKEA creates reading rooms in-store

IKEA will open Reading Rooms at its Wembley store in London next week, in partnership with the Man Booker Prize literary award. From next Tuesday (July 31) to Sunday August 5, the Rooms will be open to the public, offering them the opportunity to ‘enjoy a good read of some …

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IKEA pilots city centre concept store in London

IKEA has unveiled plans to open a new city centre shop on London’s Tottenham Court Road, billed as the first of its kind in the capital. Scheduled to launch this Autumn, the store (located on the former Multiyork site) will ‘act as a new way for customers to experience the …

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IKEA UK and Ireland set to remove all single-use plastic straws

IKEA UK and Ireland has pledged to remove all single-use plastic straws from its product range and restaurants by October 1. The commitment applies to all UK and Ireland stores, including the recently opened IKEA Exeter store, all future IKEA outlets and IKEA online. The move is part of the …

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