IKEA to open its store in Memphis

IKEA to open its first Tennessee retail store in Memphis in the upcoming year. IKEA representatives confirmed the news on Monday.

Memphis Mayor r A C Wharton and IKEA officials are expected to unveil more details about the store including its location, job opportunities and opening date of the shop.

The predictions were made that the store would be constructed in Cordova in vacant lot near Kohl’s off Germantown Parkway.

Shoppers from Memphis are already excited to welcome the store in the city.

Sean Cash and his wife admits that there would be some or the other item from IKEA in the every corner of the house. “ Its like an amusement park for adults, and we are excited to see the shop in the city.”, Cash said.   They added saying that shipping is usually expensive on bigger items we pick up, make a weekend go somewhere and stay.

IKEA is known for its sleek modern and inexpensive furniture. A usual size of the stores ranges from 300,000 square feet to 500,000 square feet. This size is usually associated with warehouses and not the retailers. Play rooms, restaurants and care areas are also part of IKEA stores.

 

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