New IKEA store to be built in east China

Added On September 19, 2017

NANJING, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- A new outlet for furniture retailer IKEA will be built in Xuzhou City in east China's Jiangsu Province.

Workers have broken ground for the store in the Xuzhou Economic and Technological Development Zone. The store, expected to open in the summer of 2018, will cover an area of about 4.6 hectares, with an operation area of about 3.5 hectares.

The store is expected to serve about 120 million people in the Huaihai Economic Zone.

IKEA is the world's biggest furniture retailer. It currently has 24 stores and two pickup and order points in China.