Ingvar. Kamprad. Elmtaryd. Agunnaryd.
These four unassuming words make up the largest furniture conglomerate in the world; IKEA. You might be a prospective customer or just a netizen curious about it.
Either way, here are the things to know about IKEA;
- It is a Swedish conglomerate
- It was founded by seventeen-year-old Ingvar Kamprad in 1949.
- It has been the world’s largest retailer of furniture since 2008.
The list goes on. But first:
What Is IKEA?
IKEA specializes in a range of home services and equipment;
- Food product
- Ready-To-Assemble Furniture
For the most part, the focus is on the ready-to-assemble furniture aspect, as that accounts for a greater part of IKEA’s income.
With up to twelve thousand products, IKEA is an undisputed leader in its field of operation.
Products Of IKEA
Being a conglomerate, IKEA is not limited to a particular sphere of economic activity. What it engages in includes;
- Smart Home
- Outdoor products
Note that the list is not exhaustive and this merely covers the core activities of the company.
Method Of Sales And Delivery
IKEA’s primary business, creating affordable furniture, emphasizes low cost, variety, style, and ease.
What you need to do is select a delivery option when you shop online at IKEA. You can then either pay the necessary fees and wait for the delivery to your home or pick it up yourself from their collection points.
This delivery service can also be arranged in physical stores.
- Online Solutions
IKEA.bh is an online storefront of the IKEA conglomerate with which you can
- Browse a product catalog
- Select your desired products for delivery
- Make payment and await delivery.
You can also do all this on the IKEA app right here.
I promised to show you all there is to the brand IKEA. I count that promise fulfilled.
Till next time, happy shopping!