• IKEA Exeter will open its doors to the public on Thursday 10th May, 2018.
• The new store will be the 21st IKEA store to open in the UK.
• IKEA Exeter will be the retailer’s most sustainable store to date.
• Over 85% of co-workers appointed so far have been recruited from the local area.
Home furnishings retailer, IKEA, today announces that the doors of its new Exeter store will officially open for business on Thursday 10th May.
The store is now going through the final stages of its recruitment process, with almost all of the 350 jobs created for the store opening filled. IKEA is committed to being a good neighbour and has worked closely with local employment agencies to ensure that job vacancies have been made available to members of the local community. Over 85 percent of co-workers appointed so far have been recruited from the Exeter and Devon area.
"We look forward to continue working closely with the local community to create a better everyday life for the people of Devon and wish to contribute by being a good neighbour as well as providing a great shopping experience”
IKEA Exeter will be the retailer’s 21st full sized store in the UK and 22nd in the UK and Ireland when it opens its doors at the beginning of May.