5 Things You Didn't Know About IKEA
- IKEA has a special free Family club that allows you to enjoy a 90-day warranty on your purchases made online.
- IKEA uses 1 percent of the world's total supply of commercial wood products for use in its many brands of furnishings.
- The IKEA Foundation partners with UNICEF to help advance the education of children in third world countries and low-income areas around the world.
- IKEA has taken a stand to protect the environment by avoiding the use of PVC and formaldehyde in its products.
- Ikea's products names are derived from descriptive Swedish words and grammatical terms that are related to the product, such as "clever" for children's toys.
- In order to purchase merchandise on Ikea.com, you need to set up a customer account. If you are a returning customer, you will need to sign into your account before checking out with your shopping cart.
- After you have signed into your Ikea.com account, you can then go to your shopping cart. Underneath the list of items that are in your cart, you will find a box in which to enter the coupon code that you want to use.
- Once you have typed in your coupon code, click on the "Add" button to apply it to your purchase. You can then enter your shipping Zip code to estimate your order's shipping fees. After entering your information, you can click to continue and then be taken to the rest of the checkout process.
IKEA offers reduced prices on some of the items it has for sale. You can search for these in their respective product categories. You can also click on the "Offers" tab of the website and be taken to the IKEA Family section. Although Ikea.com does not feature an outlet portion on its website, you can take advantage of the promotional offers through your free Family club membership. Ikea.com also has seasonal offers such as price reductions and sales on some of its merchandise.
Ikea.com offers an online marketplace where you can find nearly all of the company's furnishings, linens and other products all in the same place. The modern styling of the company's furniture has made it one of the most popular places for people to purchase items for their homes. Ikea.com joins popular home wares companies such as Cost Plus World Market and Target in offering stylish items to furnish a home. If you are looking to update your home's linens or furnish an entirely new space, you can find what you are looking for on Ikea.com and save on your purchase thanks to the coupons and cash back offered through Giving Assistant.
With a wide range of styles of furniture and housewares available on Ikea.com, you can sort through their products based on what room in your home you are seeking to update, such as a child's bedroom or an adult's bedroom. You can also look through product categories, such as comforters or pillow shams. On each product's page, you will find a selection of coordinating items and pieces of furniture to make your browsing and shopping easier.
IKEA has built a solid reputation for home furnishings that offer on-trend designs, colors and styles. Many people shop on Ikea.com for their home furnishings due to the simplicity of the designs the company offers. Their minimalist finishes and simple details help to ensure that products from different lines match. If you are outfitting a baby's room, you will find that coordinating pieces are easy to obtain. Even as your child grows, the basic designs will allow the furnishings and linens to accommodate changing needs.
Ikea.com's products have been featured throughout popular culture, including many movies and television shows. The company's website offers an interactive way to help you design the layout of your new furnishings, cabinetry and linens. You can fit different pieces together and imagine how your newly updated space will look and function once all of your pieces arrive.
IKEA has recently moved toward phasing out PVC from its products. This commitment to product safety is also tied to the company's environmentalism. IKEA is also moving away from wood that has been treated with formaldehyde. The company continues to make strides toward sustainable sourcing of its products.
IKEA is also well known for providing its employees with a living wage that is tied to their location. Even while increasing the wages of its employees, Ikea.com has been able to lower prices for consumers without sacrificing on the quality or aesthetic appeal of its products.
Ikea.com's prices are affordable, and what makes their furniture unique is that you put it together yourself. Each kit comes with a detailed instruction manual that includes photos as well as multilingual instructions. Because their furnishings are shipped without being assembled, this makes the items easier to handle and to get into your house.
IKEA Small Spaces - Small ideas is a YouTube video about setting up small spaces with items from Ikea.com.
Ikea.com offers occasional ways to save on your purchase, such as seasonal promotions and sales on discontinued merchandise. Giving Assistant also offers coupon codes and cash back for purchases made on Ikea.com.
IKEA Social Media Links
Ikea.com on Twitter: On Ikea.com's Twitter account, you can share their posts, follow links to newly released products on their website, or read about the different uses of their housewares and home furnishings. You can also learn more about the designers of products and get ideas on how to use the company's furnishings and housewares for brightening up your own home.
Ikea.com on Facebook: On Ikea.com's Facebook account, you can get previews of all of their newest products that are about to be released on their website and in their stores. You can also learn about seasonal promotions and discounts on items that are being discontinued. The company also offers information about the designers of its products, with occasional interviews from the people who help get IKEA's products to market. You can also interact with the company's executives and marketing professionals and get your questions answered if you are unsure of how to put one of your new pieces of furniture together.
IKEA's YouTube Channel has many videos divided under categories such as Home Tour Makeovers, People & Planet and IKEA Collections.
Ikea.com on Google+: On Ikea.com's Google+ account, you can learn more about their products and ways to use them. The company offers tips on items that might be helpful at different times of the year, such as tables with extensions during the holiday season.
IKEA Contact Info
IKEA Holdings, U.S. Headquarters
496 West Germantown Pike
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462-1302