IKEA history in Russia started back in late 1980s. IKEA vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. Ingka Group, the largest IKEA franchisee, in Russia is represented by 15 IKEA stores in major cities and the online store.
Ingka Group also includes the Ingka Centers division, which is responsible for real estate development and management of 14 MEGA shopping centers and the Khimki Business Park.
Ingka Group in Russia also operates the Distribution Center in Esipovo, which is one of the largest warehouses in Russia and Europe.
Inter IKEA Group in Russia includes IKEA Purchasing collaborating with more than 50 Russian suppliers and 4 production units in Novgorod, Leningrad and Kirov regions.