Largest Ikea store in Dubai opens in Jebel Ali

By Eudore R. Chand

DUBAI 19 December 2019: The largest Ikea store of Dubai and the third full sized store in the UAE opened its doors yesterday in Jebel Ali.

Targeted at nearby communities such as Jebel Ali, Al Furjan, Dubai Marina and surrounding communities, Ikea aims to capture a new growth corridore.

Based in Al Futtaim’s newest Mall development, Festival Plaza, in the South of Dubai, which opened on the same day, the store is spread across 35,500 square meters including a 5,000 square meters training area for Ikea employees and is also home to the World’s Tallest Ikea Navigation Tower.

Vinod Jayan, Managing Director for Ikea UAE, Egypt and Oman said, “For many people in the UAE, building a home is one of the key factors to building their life here so our commitment with our new store is to make that an enjoyable experience for all and to be more accessible in the significant area of Dubai South and to nearby commuters.”

“Ikea Jebel Ali is just not another store opening in the UAE. We promise our customers double the store experience by bringing top class solutions and customer experience to the region,” he concluded.

The complete home setup in the new store will provide customers with additional small space living solutions. One such home is set with smart home solutions to show customers how they can easily make the transition to smart living.

Throughout the main showroom, digital signage and projector solutions will provide customers with information about the range of products available as well as guide them through the store and enhance their shopping experience. Approximately 16 home planning wall projectors are built across the store that will allow customers to be able to easily visualize products in their home.

The store will also feature a brand new Customer Planning Studio for customers with extensive kitchen and bathroom requirements making planning easier and improving the overall shopping experience. Along with that, the lighting department will have an exclusive area for all smart home lighting products for ease in selection. The store will also have more inspiring room settings that are tailored specifically for the many different tastes of Dubai’s 200+ nationalities and backgrounds.


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