IKEA postpones Hyderabad store opening to August 9


Hyderabad: IKEA store in Hyderabad will be opening on August 9 and not on July 19 as announced earlier.

The leading home furnishing company had earlier declared that its store in Hyderabad, first in India, would be thrown open on July 19.

In a statement issued here on Friday, the IKEA Retail India CEO Peter Betzel said the company “needs some more time to live up to its expected quality commitments towards customers and coworkers.”

He said the main priority of the company was to “create an inspiring and safe experience for both customers and coworkers. Opening the first Indian IKEA store in Hyderabad means a lot to IKEA and we want to offer the best possible meeting with IKEA for the many Indian customers”.

IKEA thanked Telangana authorities for the support provided to it.