Four things to know about IKEA's first store!
Scandinavian chain IKEA has opened its door in Hyderabad. Here are top four things to know about the maiden store.BY Shipra Srivastava | Aug 14, 2018 | comments ( 0 ) |
Humongous retail space
Hyderabad store is 4,00,000 sq. ft. large and is spread over 13 acres in the heart of the city. The store will offer 7,500 affordable, good quality, value for money home furnishing products, all under one roof. The store will remain open 365 days from between 10.00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
The IKEA store in Hyderabad will offer ideas, inspiration and solutions. It will exhibit 2 full homes that reflect Life at Home in Hyderabad, besides different room sets based on different parts of the home like bedroom, kitchen, children’s room and living room. It will also have a market hall where you will find home kitchen utensils and accessories, textiles, rugs, lighting, decoration, stationary and even live plants.
In terms of the products, the company will be bringing its classic IKEA range along with a small percentage of locally relevant products for the Indian market like masala boxes, pressure cookers, tawas, idli makers, colourful sheets and mattresses made with coconut fibre centre. Customers will also be able to buy global classics like the BILLY bookcase, KLIPPAN sofa, LACK table and POäNG armchair among others.
Commitment to women workforce
The IKEA store employs 950 co-workers in Hyderabad directly and 1500 indirectly in services and expects to host close to 7 million visitors each year. IKEA has a non-negotiable commitment to hire 50% women co-workers at all levels in India including forklift drivers and assembling co- workers.
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