The Idea Concept
Doing it a different way
The concept exists in every part of our company, from design, sourcing, packing and distributing through to our business model. Our aim is to help more people live a better life at home.
It comes to life in many ways: through our worldwide stores, in the IKEA catalog, via the web and apps, and most importantly in millions of homes around the world.
IKEA has a history of smart, low-cost distribution dating all the way back to the 1940s when products were picked up by local milk lorry. Today, more than 50% of our products are delivered directly from suppliers to our stores.
IKEA is one of the most well-known home furnishing brands in the world and, if we include the many thousands employed by our suppliers, around one million people is working with us to make our vision to create a better everyday life for the many people become reality.
IKEA products are designed to be assembled by you.
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Most of our products are flat packed and designed in such a way that they can easily fit in your car.