As reported by “Vedomosti”, the negotiators, the Swedish company IKEA is negotiating with operators of delivery and plans to launch online shop in Moscow and Moscow region.
That IKEA is set to launch online trading in Moscow, told the newspaper the representative of the SPSR Express. However, he was unable to comment on the draft “due to the restrictive documents.”
As told CEO of another operator shipping company PickPoint, Nadezhda Romanova, the company previously discussed the cooperation in the scope of delivery of small and medium sized products in Russia with IKEA.
“The current status of comment we have no right. However, in the Moscow region PickPoint has the ability to connect the IKEA delivery to 422 postnatal and points of issue”, she added.
The representative of IKEA in Russia” declined to comment on negotiations with operators of delivery. “We are planning to develop online sales, including in Moscow, work in this direction is conducted” — he said, refusing to name a specific time frame.
As the “Vedomosti”, IKEA is also preparing to launch online sales in Moscow, its infrastructure. At the end of September, the groundbreaking ceremony of the first phase of construction of the third phase of the distribution center in Esipov. As earlier told “Vedomosti” CEO of IKEA shopping Centres Russia is the Milen Genchev, Esipov will be the largest distribution center of IKEA in the world.
First online IKEA earned in Russia in 2013, in Omsk. Then stores were opened in two dozen cities, particularly in Nizhnevartovsk, Khanty-Mansiysk, Tyumen. In early 2015, the company announced that it has opened the online sale of products for other major cities of Siberia and the Far East. In 2014, the top management of “IKEA in Russia” said that the Internet sales in Moscow can earn in 2016.
Currently in the Moscow region has three MEGA shopping Mall and IKEA: Khimki, Belaya Dacha and Tyoply Stan. Overall 14 in the country. In 2015, the General Director of IKEA shopping Centres Russia, Armin Mikaeli was estimated that, based on market capacity, the company may in the capital to open another five stores.
In late August of this year, “Vedomosti” reported that IKEA for the first time in a few years will open a store in the Moscow region, which manages shopping centers of MEGA, IKEA, IKEA shopping Centres Russia bought land on the Kashira highway.