The 72,000 sq ft store will be IKEA’s first in-mall store in India, offering 7000+ home furnishing product
IKEA R CITY Store Sneak Peek
Mumbai, India, 20th July 2022: IKEA India (part of the Ingka Group), the world’s leading Swedish home furnishings retailer will be opening doors to newest store in Mumbai, located at R CITY, Ghatkopar (W) on July 28 2022. This will be IKEA’s third store in Mumbai which will strengthen IKEA’s commitment to India, making the brand more accessible to the many people.
The date reveal announcement was complimented with the unveiling of the distinctive IKEA wordmark installation at the store as part of the brand’s visual identity.
Alan Buckle, Customer Meeting Point Manager, IKEA R CITY said, “IKEA aims to offer home furnishing solutions that match the aspirations and dreams of the many people of Mumbai for a better everyday life. With R CITY Store, we aim to become more accessible and relevant for the many people of Mumbai with products catering to every member of the family. We are excited to welcome our customers to our newest store in Mumbai.”
Spread across 72000 sq. ft. of retail space, IKEA R CITY will offer customers a range of 7000+ well-designed, affordable, sustainable, and functional products. The store houses an IKEA restaurant with 130 seating capacity that will offer a wide range of Indian and Swedish delicacies.
IKEA co-worker setting up the store ahead of its launch
IKEA started its journey in Maharashtra in 2019 with the launch of its e-commerce platforms, followed by the launch of its big format store in Navi Mumbai in 2020 and opening of the first city store in Worli in 2021. Mumbai is one of its priority markets in India where IKEA continues its omnichannel expansion.
ABOUT INGKA GROUP
Ingka Group, the largest IKEA franchisee operates 469 IKEA stores, shops, and planning studios in 63 markets, 47 Ingka Centres meeting places. With over 5 billion visits online and 775 million IKEA store visits, IKEA is truly reaching out to many more people in an omnichannel way. The Ingka revenue for FY21 is close to 42 billion euros. We are taking bold steps across our business to help achieve the IKEA commitment to become a climate positive and circular business by 2030. EUR 6.5 billion has been committed as investments in renewable energy.
About IKEA India
IKEA is growing in India. India is a prioritized market for the Ingka group for future growth. Our ambition is to reach many more people in India through a strong omni channel presence. We are today online in Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, and Bengaluru. Three big format IKEA stores are operational in Hyderabad, Navi Mumbai and Bengaluru. A city center store opened in Mumbai in Dec 2021 and another one will open in 2022. Along with Retail, IKEA Purchasing, IKEA Foundation, IKEA investment, Ingka centres, Global Business operations (GBO) and other entities are investing in India to create an even bigger impact as ONE IKEA. IKEA remains invested and committed to India. IKEA has been sourcing from India for close to 40 years working with around 65 suppliers, 48,000 direct employees and 500,000 people in the supply chain in India producing for IKEA stores worldwide.