TITLE

Northern foothold

AUTHOR(S)
Kidd, Andrew
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Cabinet Maker;10/27/2006, Issue 5511, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the development of the first town center of furniture firm Ikea Inc. in Manchester, England. The center has retail parks and the location is also near the train station. It offers wide range of furniture and employs 20 staff in different functions such as designer, customer service, logistics and transport. INSET: Ready and waiting.
ACCESSION #
23070515

 

Related Articles

  • Ikea's first South Florida store to open summer '07. Engel, Clint // Furniture/Today;2/20/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 24, p10 

    The article reports on the move of the Ikea Inc. to open a store in Broward County, Florida on March 2007. It will include room settings, specialty shops and restaurants. The company is still looking forward to open three to five net new stores a year. It has more than 225 stores in 33 counties....

  • Ikea unveils global town centre blueprint.  // Housewares;Nov/Dec2006, Issue 202, p4 

    The article reports that Ikea launched a town center store in Greater Manchester, England. The 300,000 square feet store has the same selling area as a regular Ikea topped with a further two housing 1,000 parking spaces. The ground floor accommodates self-service, checkouts, bistro and...

  • Housewares Awards 2016: open for entries! Turner, Clare // Housewares;Sep2015, p3 

    The article informs that the nominations and entries are open for Housewares Innovation Awards 2016 organized by the periodical and its digital partner www.HousewaresLive.net, for three categories retail, product and general and ceremony will take place in Birmingham, England on February 8, 2015.

  • Traffic concerns top Ikea hearing agenda.  // Cabinet Maker;3/23/2007, Issue 5530, p3 

    The article reports on the traffic concerns which became the top of the agenda of a hearing as IKEA proposed to build a store in Dublin, Ireland. The hearing involves a series of presentations to the appeals inspector who will listen to evidence. It is said that the location of the store is on...

  • DIY marriage guidance.  // Cabinet Maker;02/23/2001, Issue 5226, p24 

    Focuses on the free St. Valentine's Day relationship seminar from Ikea in Canada for the month of February 2001. Observation of couple arguments during store visits at Ikea; Establishment of the seminar success; Occurrence of public displays of emotion at Ikea.

  • New hope for Ikea's Irish plans.  // Cabinet Maker;9/5/2003, Issue 5354, p7 

    Reports on the likelihood of expanding Ikea's business operations into the Republic of Ireland. Reason for the failed attempt back in 2001; Steps taken by the Irish government concerning the issue; Response of Ikea to action taken by the government.

  • Goodby Advances in Ikea Review. Flass, Rebecca; Sampey, Kathleen // Adweek Western Edition;01/21/2002, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p6 

    Focuses on the final round of reviews for the advertising account of Ikea in the United States as of January 21, 2002. Estimated value of the account; Advertising agencies contending for the account.

  • National Furniture sells building to blood center. Brandler, Jennifer // Journal of Business (10756124);2/26/2004, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p7 

    Reports on the decision of Spoken, Washington-based National Furniture Store Inc. to sell its warehouse to the Inland Northwest Blood Center. Plans of the furniture retailer to construct a warehouse to accommodate expansion; Accessibility of the warehouse location.

  • Ikea putting renewed emphasis on kids.  // Kids Today;Feb2003, p20 

    Reports that Ikea has built its annual theme, catalog, store presentations and promotions focused on kids in the U.S. Difference in the shopping experience of the children; Number of stores worldwide; Number of employees of the company.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics