Ikea Archives - Inside Retail Asia
Retailers must recognise consumers are in control and they are looking for experiences above all else, according to US trend expert Tom Mirabile.
Dairy Farm Group has warned shareholders that its restructure will take five years to complete.
Dairy Farm Group profit fell to just US$92 million last year as the company took charges relating to the restructure of its ailing food business.
Ikea has developed an ‘intelligent curtain’ capable of purifying air.
Ikea Malaysia is preparing to open its first outlet in the country’s northern region, in Penang.
New Ikea services such as assembly are boosting the flatpack furniture specialist’s sales and customer loyalty.
Ikea Vietnam plans to invest US$450 million on a retail centre and warehouse system in Hanoi.
A new Ikea China mall will house an Ikea store and an additional 120,000sqm in retail area, hosting more than 300 businesses.
Ikea Philippines says its first store will take up an enormous 65,000sqm space, making it the world’s largest.
Ikea Japan is preparing to open its first central Tokyo location.
“Significant challenges” across the Southeast Asian supermarket business are continuing to test Hong Kong-listed multi-format retailer Dairy Farm International.
Ikea Japan says it plans to expand its store network into city centres after the success of its large-format stores in outskirt locations.