IKEA will open its second branch in Mexico in the first half of 2022, the furniture and home accessories company announced in a statement.
The new store will be in the state of Puebla, in the Vía San Ángel shopping center, it will have an extension of 11,500 square meters and there will be a restaurant for 380 people.
“We are happy to continue sharing our Swedish culture with you and to make you part of the IKEA concept and our Democratic Design, the basis for the creation of all our products: great form and functionality, high quality, sustainability and an affordable price”, IKEA expressed.
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In the statement, the store thanked its partners who are on Vía San Ángel, as well as the Secretary of State Economic Development, Olivia Salomón, and the local authorities for supporting the new opening of the branch.
Likewise, IKEA commented that it will continue working on improving its online service to be able to deliver products faster, as well as expanding the home delivery area. In the Mexican market, he highlighted that they have had a positive response, "it has caused a demand that is several times higher than what we had anticipated."
The Swedish company has 422 stores in more than 50 markets around the world; In Mexico, it is fine-tuning details to open its first IKEA Oceania branch in the country's capital in the first months of 2021. At the end of 2020, it opened its online store for the country, which has 16 categories.