Ikea – Swedish Design at his best
Ikea is a Swedish known worldwide for selling ready to assemble furniture such as desks, beds, cupboards, appliances and home accessories. The company is the world’s largest retailer for furniture. The Swedish company was founded in 1943 by Ingvar Feodor Kamprad, a 17 year old at the time, the company name from a combination from the initial of the founder and its home town. The company operates in 38 countries and possesses more than 350 stores worldwide. The largest Ikea store in the world is situated in Stockholm with 55,200 m2 of space. The company vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people.
Ikea – Quality design at low price
Ikea is known worldwide to provide a wide range of well-designed home furnishing at low prices, for its customers. As of 2012 the company received more than 1.1 billion visits on their website with a turnover of more than 27.5 billion. Inside Ikea stores customers; there are several inspirations from realistic room settings to real-life homes, all with product combinations that provide fresh ideas. The Ikea stores provides everything needed for convenient shopping, there are also Ikea online shops that provide everything available at online stores. In Kenya only a few online shops provide the possibility of having Ikea products. But from these online shops all provide M-Pesa payment to their customers. The possibility of having Ikea in Kenya is very likely in the future as the company intends to grow the number of stores it has and also increase its popularity worldwide.