IKEA opened its first store in Hyderabad on August 9th, 2018 and received an overwhelming response. The photo of traffic jam that was caused on the opening day went viral.
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The IKEA Hyderabad store not only has different room sets for various areas of homes, but also flaunts two full sample homes. Apart from furniture, IKEA also sells kitchen utensils, live plants, decoration, lighting, textiles and stationery. All these items are available in the ‘market hall’ area of the store. The store also has a 1000 seater restaurant- so far as the IKEA world. The store also has a play area named ‘’Småland’ for kids.
- With a store so huge i.e. 4,00,000 sq. ft. and wide range of products (over 7500), shopping the right products will definitely be a task. So we bring to you these shopping hacks to make the most out of your visit to the IKEA store. Plan your shopping before you go: In a store so huge, getting lost is easy. While majority of people are heading to the store just to take a glimpse, there are several others who want to make a purchase. So why not explore the IKEA app or the IKEA website to identify products you’d want to buy. The app and website provide information about the location of the product as well as stock availability. To know the location of the product in the store, simply click on Find it in store.
- Sign up for the IKEA Family Membership: The IKEA family membership is free. The process of signing up doesn’t require you to stand in lines in the store. Members can get certain home products and food products for discounted prices.
- Shop within your budgets: With so many options, shopping can be overwhelming and you can easily go out of budget. IKEA highlights lowest product of each range in yellow. When in budget, look for these yellow highlighted products. They can be easily identified on the IKEA website and App as well. What’s more? You can not only shop on a budget, but also eat on a budget. The most affordable food items are also highlighted in yellow.The store was housefull during the weekends. Visitors had to wait for 2 hours to enter the store. So we recommend you to wait until the IKEA fever subsides.