IKEA assembles a cheaper price, as it builds growth in India

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    IKEA seeks to establish prices for some products even lower than in other places in India, yesterday opened its first store in the country, as he woos economical shoppers the habit of DIY furniture.
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IKEA seeks to establish prices for some products even lower than in other places in India, yesterday opened its first store in the country, as he woos economical shoppers the habit of DIY furniture.

More than ten years since hatching the idea of an Indian expansion, the Swedish retailer will finally celebrate its membership From 400,000 sq. ft. store in the southern city of Hyderabad, where thousands of items, including knife and soft toys will be sold at a price less than 200 rupees (€2.50).

IKEA push in Asia and South America as slowing growth in Europe and North America.

He makes a bet on India with its rising middle class, but given the relatively high prices that hit the market when entering China and Australia.

The company said it could take years to get to major profits in India. Increasing the share of local goods will help to mitigate the high import costs.

Known for its giant city warehouse of IKEA stores is at an early stage globally decreased urban salons, as it adapts to the growth of Internet Commerce.

Although the original plan in India on 25 traditional stores, and by 2025 the country will receive a few small shops.

IKEA India chief financial preet Dhupar told Reuters that in Mumbai, where the next traditional store is scheduled for summer 2019, the city-centre Format can be opened in the same year.

And in Bangalore, where the first traditional store is planned for 2020, it may even be preceded by a centre Format.

The rules dictate IKEA must source no less than 30pcs materials locally for five years since the start of the operation.

It already sources about a fifth of its global supply from India.

Group CEO Jesper Brodin said that India will become one of the largest IKEA markets financing in the future.

Currently, her best China, Poland and Italy.

In Hornell, IKEA market Manager of Indian state Maharashtra, said the big opportunity is to create a large production in the country Board-on-frame, recent and easier alternative to chipboard, to stop having to import it from Europe and China.

“Board-o-Rama is used to make shelves or cabinets.

“It’s component to make most of our furniture,” Hornell said Reuters. Boss IKEA India Peter Betzel said goods and materials, which is currently IKEA is looking for more sources were textile, metal and wood, such as bamboo and acacia.

IKEA newly launched Indian website showed popular products at lower prices than in the United States.

The white version of his bestselling book the Billy bookcase is cheaper by one-fifth and dark gray EKTORP sofa at a price below 30pcs.

However, Sowmya Adiraju analyst at researcher euromonitor International, said the target audience for many of today’s IKEA products, especially expensive things, it would seem that prosperous the end of the middle class of India.

“It would be interesting to see how IKEA does justice to its purpose ‘furniture for everyone'”, she said.

IKEA not only win the tastes of India, but also to change the culture.

Driving to the store for the do-it-yourself (DIY) products for interior design-a new concept in India, where to order furniture delivered to the customer fully assembled. (Reuters)

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