Swedish home furnishing giant IKEA has opened the region’s biggest store in Bahrain. Located in Salmabad area of the kingdom, the impressive two-storey structure boasts a showroom, market hall and self-service section. The facility also includes 50 room settings showcasing inspiring home furnishing solutions, a 650-seat restaurant and 1,200 parking spaces, of which, 1,000 are indoors.
The IKEA Bahrain also boasts a 220-sq-m play facility, Smaland (named after the small town in Sweden where Ikea started), that will ensure that customers have an enjoyable shopping experience as children are taken care of by Ikea staff, free of charge. The store will also include a market hall, where customers can find everything from rugs to linens, picture frames to clocks, kitchen accessories to home lighting and even unique gifts.
Other types of services available at the IKEA store include product pick-up, home delivery, assembly, planning, returns and exchanges and online sales support. A star attraction for families will be the restaurant that will serve a variety of hot and cold local and Swedish dishes.