IKEA to open permanent branch in Egypt by March 2021


IKEA, the Swedish home furniture and accessories brand, announced it will inaugurate a permanent branch in 6th October City by March 2021. In an online event held Wednesday, attended by Ahram Online, IKEA launched its 2021/2020 online catalogue for the first time in Egypt that includes discounts on more than 1,000 products and showcasing more than 1,700 new products. It also launched its first of a kind mobile app that allows clients to control pieces within their homes remotely using their mobiles. Thomas Surgy, head of IKEA Egypt, said that 2020 is a hard year for IKEA's business around the globe, because of the Covid-19 pandemic, but with digital transformation solutions the company managed to surmount immediate challenges. In November 2019, Emirates NBD-Egypt and the Egyptian Marakez Group, ...read more...