IKEA to Open New Concept Store in Queens Next Summer - NBC New York

IKEA to Open New Concept Store in Queens Next Summer

IKEA says it opened a new fulfilmenter center in the city to guarantee speedy and efficient delivery and has committed to delivering its products by electric vehicle by 2020

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    IKEA to Open New Concept Store in Queens Next Summer
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    IKEA rendering of Rego Center location projected to open summer 2020.

    What to Know

    • IKEA announced plans this week to open a brand new store in Queens, but its putting a twist on its signature brick-and-mortar store

    • IKEA says the Queens location will boast a new layout, but its traditional large furniture items will only be available for delivery

    • The Queens store will open on the corner of Queens Boulevard and Junction Boulevard

    IKEA announced plans this week to open a brand new store in Queens, but the popular home goods store says it's putting a twist on its signature brick-and-mortar store.

    The popular Swedish furniture and home goods store announced an expansion to Rego Center on Tuesday, planning to open a first-of-its-kind store next summer focused on the commuter clientele.

    IKEA says the Queens location will boast a new layout with thousands of products available for purchase, but its traditional large furniture items will only be available for delivery. 

    In its announcement, IKEA acknowledged the commuter lifestyle of the region, pointing to its decision to open the store with a focus on what customers riding public transportation can carry out. 

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    "We are passionate about life at home and energized by the opportunity to collaborate with New Yorkers to create a new experience that is both easy to access and shop," said IKEA President & Chief Sustainability Officer Javier Quiñones. 

    IKEA says it opened a new fulfilmenter center in the city to guarantee speedy and efficient delivery and has committed to delivering its products in the market by electric vehicle by 2020.

    In addition to a new layout and product focus, the Rego Center store will offer new food options "to enjoy a modern taste of Sweden on the go."

    The Queens store will open on the corner of Queens Boulevard and Junction Boulevard. 

    New Yorkers will get the first chance to shop IKEA at a first-of-its-kind retail experience in Queens. 
    The popular Swedish furniture and home goods store announced an expansion to Rego Park Tuesday, planning to open the first-of-its-kind store in summer 2020. 
    IKEA says the Queens location will boast a new layout with thousands of products available for purchase, but its traditional large furniture items will be available for delivery. 
    In its announcement, IKEA acknowledged the commuter lifestyle of the region, pointing to its decision to open the store with a focus on what customers riding public transportation can carry out. 
    The store at Rego Center will open on the corner of Queens Boulevard and Junction Boulev

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