Citizens of the Philippines will still to wait a bit before they can shop the “do most of it yourself”-furniture in IKEA, according to Manila Times.
The coming store is in the works, but it is far from ready to be established in the Philippines.
“We are [still]looking for sites and partners,” IKEA Southeast Asia Market Development Manager Georg Platzer told reporters at the sidelines of Monday’s launch of the Philippines-Sweden Business Council.
“We have gotten from Inter IKEA Systems B.V. the franchise rights to open a store here in the Philippines,” he noted, with the first store — to be located in Metro Manila — expected to open in “less than 3 years”.
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