May 20, 2015

Ikea has submitted plans to the city of Joliet, IL for a second distribution center – to accompany the center previously announced and planned to open in summer 2017.

May 14, 2015

Ikea is thinking small in Canada. Ikea Canada is testing a new concept, a “pick-up-point” store, in London, Ontario, and Quebec City.

May 5, 2015

Ikea announced it had officially plugged-in Kansas’ largest rooftop solar array, atop its recently opened store in Merriam.

April 10, 2015

Ikea has broken ground for its future Las Vegas store.

April 2, 2015

Ikea has gone live with the expanded solar energy array atop its store that opened nine years ago in Stoughton, Massachusetts.

March 24, 2015

Ikea will open its largest U.S. store on a 22-acre site in Burbank, California.

March 2, 2015

It may not be quite as cool as a shoe phone or a “Cone of Silence,” but Ikea is getting smart with furniture.

February 26, 2015

Conshohocken, Pa. -- Ikea announced that it has chosen VCC to serve as construction manager both for the site work and store development of its new, larger store in Burbank, California. The new location will replace the chain’s existing Burbank store, which is also Ikea’s oldest store in the Western United States.

Pending remaining approvals and permits, groundbreaking is on track for fall 2015 and store opening in spring 2017. Until the new, roomier store opens on the new site, customers can continue to shop at the existing Ikea Burbank.

January 27, 2015

Ikea announced that it is submitting plans to the City of Columbus, Ohio, for a store that would increase the Swedish furniture retailer’s Ohio presence to two stores.

January 14, 2015

Ikea plans to install solar energy panels on its 380,000-sq-ft. St. Louis store, due to open in fall 2015.

December 16, 2014

Ikea hasa proposed plans for a possible store in the city of Memphis, Tennessee that could increase the Swedish retailer’s presence in the Southeastern United States as its first store in the state.

December 3, 2014

Ikea plans to increase the solar array atop its store that opened eight years ago in Canton, Michigan.

October 1, 2014

Ikea has begun significant demolition of a 30,145-sq.-ft. building adjacent to its Detroit-area store in Canton, Michigan.

July 14, 2014

Ikea is submitting plans to Clark County, Nevada, for a Las Vegas-area store that would increase the Swedish retailer’s presence in the western United States.

July 1, 2014

Ikea has plugged-in an expansion of the solar array completed in April 2013 on the roof of its 1.7 million-sq.-ft. Perryville, Maryland, distribution center.

June 26, 2014

Ikea is planning to raise the hourly minimum wage for employees in its U.S. stores by an average 17%, beginning January 1, 2015.

June 3, 2014

Ikea announced it had completed the installation of South Florida’s largest solar array, which will be plugged-in officially atop the future Miami-Dade Ikea store opening this summer in Sweetwater, Florida.

December 30, 2013

IKEA plans to break ground on a three-level, 380,000-sq.-ft. building in midtown St. Louis this summer, according to Pace Properties, the broker selected by IKEA to help facilitate the chain’s expansion into the St. Louis market.

November 14, 2013

Ikea Canada announced it has purchased a 46 megawatt wind farm in Pincher Creek, Alberta.

November 13, 2013

Ikea announced solar energy is planned for its store under construction in Sweetwater, Fla., which is in the Miami-metro area.

November 7, 2013

Ikea plans to nearly double the solar array completed in April atop its Perryville, Md., distribution center, the state’s largest such solar energy system.

October 3, 2013

Sustainability is a cornerstone of home furnishings retailer Ikea, its brand and its business plan, reflecting the company’s Swedish heritage.

September 19, 2013

Ikea announced the completion of North America's largest Ikea location, in Ville St. Laurent.

August 14, 2013

Swedish retailer Ikea has bought a wind farm in Ireland to power its furniture stores in Dublin and Belfast, according to a report by the Belfast Telegraph.