Hey New York! IKEA Queens is formally open in Rego Park
“At IKEA we are on our way to transform our business to meet our customers wherever they are and how they love to shop. With home life taking on new meaning for so many people this year, the Our customers’ needs and behaviors change too, and we hope our new Queens The store will serve as a convenient and accessible source of inspiration and interior design expertise for New Yorkers, “said Javier Quiñones, President and Chief Sustainability Officer, IKEA Retail US
At IKEA Queens, customers experience a new IKEA format that differs from the Planning Studio in Manhattan (open April 2019) and traditional IKEA stores. Customers can:
- Buy and take home portable furnishing accessories made especially for New Yorkers.
- Buy all other products and set up home delivery for a flat fee of $ 49 for everywhere in New York City.
- Enjoy self-paid and assisted check-out options for a seamless shopping experience.
- Schedule appointments with IKEA staff to plan kitchens, living rooms, and bedrooms.
“We are excited to welcome New Yorkers to our new store Queens. Every detail has been created with New Yorkers’ unique needs in mind, from proximity to public transportation to delivery and assembly options to a wide range of products specifically tailored to their dynamic lifestyles, “he said Shahab Mollaei, Store Manager, IKEA Queens.
IKEA Queens is located in the Rego Center shopping mall on the corner of Queens Boulevard and Junction Boulevard. This location was strategically chosen because it is only one block from the Q59 and Q60 bus stops and right next to the 63rd driveway. Rego Park Metro station served by the M and R trains. The shop is open every day from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m..
Protecting the health and safety of its customers and employees is a top priority for IKEA. The new store comes with all of the security enhancements introduced at other IKEA locations during the pandemic. These include guidelines for physical distancing, preventive hygiene practices, temperature checks for employees, rigorous cleaning and disinfection, and adherence to strict capacity limits.
IKEA continues to transform its business to be more accessible to customers everywhere. The Queens Store will be the third location in New York City, complements the Planning Studio in Manhattan and IKEA Brooklyn – make the shopping experience even more comfortable. IKEA also has stores nearby long Island, NEW, Elizabeth, NJ, and Paramus, NJ and recently opened a Customer Fulfillment Center in Staten Island to support the demand in the market.
As part of IKEA’s global commitment to sustainability, the company has set itself the goal of completing 100% of deliveries over the last mile in New York City by electric vehicle by the end of January 2021.
About the Ingka Group
The Ingka Group (Ingka Holding BV and its controlled entities) is one of 11 different groups of companies that own and operate IKEA Retail under franchise agreements with Inter IKEA Systems. The Ingka Group has three business areas: IKEA Retail, Ingka Investments and Ingka Centers. The Ingka Group is a strategic partner in the IKEA franchise system and operates more than 370 IKEA branches in 30 countries – including the IKEA Planning Studio and 50 branches in the USA. Ingka Group operates stores under the IKEA vision – To create a better everyday life for the U.S. Many people offer a wide range of well-designed, functional, and affordable home furnishings. You can find more information about IKEA Retail US at IKEA-USA.com, @IKEAUSANews, @IKEAUSA or IKEAUSA on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Pinterest.