IKEA is ready to announce the official opening date for their first Winnipeg location! The announcement will be made on Wednesday, September 19, 2012.
If you just moved into a new house this summer, then this can’t come at a better time. It’s looking like we are all going to have some beautiful new furniture before the snow comes down!
IKEA is a privately held, international home products company that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture such as beds, chairs, desks, appliances and home accessories. The company is the world’s largest furniture retailer. Founded in Sweden in 1943 by 17-year-old Ingvar Kamprad, who later became one of the richest people in the world, the company’s name is an acronym comprising the initials of the founder’s name (Ingvar Kamprad), the farm where he grew up (Elmtaryd), and his hometown (Agunnaryd, in Småland, South Sweden). The company is known for its modern architectural designs on various types of appliance and furniture, often associated with a simplified eco-friendly interior design. [IKEA]