On inauguration day, the biggest IKEA store from southeast Europe, IKEA Pallady Bucharest, recorded sales of RON 1.16 million, with an average shopping cart value of RON 181.
The store had almost 20,000 visitors on the first day. The best sold small-sized product was a bath towel called Lejaren, with 3,119 units. In the furniture segment, a small table, Lack, was sold in 129 pieces.
When it came to the restaurant, which has over 550 seats, sales totalled RON 133,386, with almost 11,000 hotdogs sold.
IKEA Pallady has over 10,000 items on sale and there are 1,300 parking spots outside the store.
It is the Swedish company’s largest store in southeast Europe’s and its 431st store in the world, and it opened its doors on Monday, June 24.