Ikea plans to open a new order and collection point in Birmingham City Centre at Dale End, which is expected to open in summer this year.
The order and collection point is a new format that Ikea has developed to make its home furnishing range more accessible for consumers.
“We are really excited to be bringing this unique new format to Birmingham, our first order and collection point based in a city Centre location. With less than five minutes from the three main rail stations and close to regional bus network hubs we want to make our products and services available to more people. It will also be easy to get to the order and collection point by car as convenient car parking facilities above the new unit will be available,” says Jack Jackson, Ikea order and collection development manager.
“By introducing an order and collection point in this market we want to bridge the gap between online and in-store shopping and offer customers a new way to shop with IKEA,” he adds.
The Ikea Birmingham Central order and collection point will feature the much-loved Ikea room sets providing inspiration and ideas for home and office. While the full Ikea product range will not be available, customers will be able to order from the full range for home delivery or for collection at the collection point. Further a small range of the ‘markethall’ items will be available for customers to take home on the day of their visit.
Specific collection bays will also be available for customers who would like to explore the unit’s unique drive-in collection service. Additionally, customers will also be able to dine at the Ikea restaurant.
Ikea is testing a number of similar order and collection points across the UK. The first order and collection point opened in Norwich in November last year and the second one is scheduled to open in Aberdeen this month.
The Swedish retailer has a similar order and collection point in the UAE too, co-located with Bawadi Mall in Al Ain.
A report from Bain & Company has revealed that the emergence of some positive shopping trendsMay 9, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau
UAE-based RAW recently announced that it would be extending its GCC operations,May 4, 2021 | By Bilal Syed
UAE-based Carrefour announced its theme and plans for Ramadan 2021. The brand
Locally owned supermarket Spinneys celebrates 60 years of doing business in the
UAE-based Carrefour will become the first retailer in the region to offer new levels
The Organic Farmers’ Market is back in Bay Avenue for its 12th
UAE-based Lulu Group recently inaugurated its first-ever all-female staff store in Jeddah,
Jones the Grocer, the gourmet grocer and cheese retailer launches the Jones
UAE-based Al Maya Supermarkets is hosting a two-week food festival at select
Locally-owned supermarket Spinneys has launched its ‘Power of Plants’ initiative in the
Carrefour UAE has launched “Cookit Yourself” — a curated recipe box created
UAE-based Al Islami Foods, one of the largest frozen food companies in
Marks & Spencer’s plant-based range now offers over 25 vegan products including meat-free
World’s largest fully integrated online brand in fresh fish and meat e-commerce
UAE-based PAN Emirates Home Furnishings has launched its third store in Al
Kitchen and home retailer, Williams Sonoma has opened its first store in
UAE-based Home Box has expanded its footprint in Abu Dhabi by opening
Al-Futtaim ACE launched its brand new express store at Nakheel Mall in
Pan Emirates has unveiled its second store at the Doha Festival City
“The saying home is where the heart is, has now changed to
UAE-based Al Futtaim ACE, a home improvement and outdoor brand, announces the opening
Sweden-based home furnishing retailer, IKEA has opened its new store in Abu
Home-grown furniture brand Chattels & More are expanding in the region with a
UAE-based home furnishing retailer PAN Emirates Home Furnishings announces major expansion plans
Swedish furniture retailer IKEA announced that it would open its second store
Muscat – The globally renowned furniture brand, IKEA, is all set to