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Charlotte Lands the First IKEA in the Carolinas

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IKEA, founded by Ingvar Kamprad of Sweden, is the top furniture retailer in the world, with more than 250 stores in 34 countries and sales in excess of $22 billion annually. It is a privately held company. The company recently announced a Charlotte location opening in 2009. The 345,000-square-foot IKEA Charlotte will occupy 25 acres and employ over 400. IKEA stores in Atlanta, Georgia and Woodbridge, Virginia are the closest to North Carolina at present.
North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 3, Mar 2007, p34, il