IKEA plans to lease furniture

Swedish IKEA plans to start a pilot project allowing the customers to rent furniture instead of buying, Puls Biznesu reported. The first leasing trial should begin in Switzerland already in February.

Locked content Furniture exports reach €8 bln – report

The value of furniture exported from Poland increased last year to €8.02 billion from €7.32 billion a year earlier, which is a 9.1 percent growth, Center for Trade Analysis (CAB) said in its report. According to the CAB data, 3.58 million metric tons of furniture were exported from Poland in the who...

Locked content IKEA expading its largest plant creating 280 jobs

IKEA Industry is expanding its production facility in Zbąszynek, western Poland, creating another 280 jobs in its largest manufacturing plant. The value of the investment, scheduled to be completed in June 2018, is estimated at PLN 225 million. The facility will manufacture 125k furniture pieces per...

Locked content Norco to build furniture factory in Ciechanów

The Norwegian furniture producing company Norco invested over PLN 20 million in Ciechanów (Mazowieckie voivodship) at the end of August by building a factory along with an administrative department. The spokesperson of the Ciechanów City Hall informed that the Norwegian investor will construct a fac...

Locked content Nowy Styl enters Switzerland

Polish furniture manufacturer Nowy Styl has purchased Switzerland’s office furniture producer Sitag, a press release read. The value of the deal has not been disclosed. Alongside the company, Nowy Styl has acquired a supply chain and a production plant in Sennwald. Sitag has been operating for...

Locked content Nowy Styl to acquire Swiss Sitag

Polish furniture manufacturer Nowy Styl is set to purchase Switzerland’s office furniture producer Sitag soon, Rzeczpospolita daily reported. Sitag has been operating for 50 years. It owns a production plant in Swarzędz (Wielkopolskie voivodship). Nowy Styl will reveal the details of the trans...

Making waves

Polish design may be becoming a fast-growing and trendy line of business, but it still has a way to go before it starts making its mark on the global market

Locked content IKEA to launch Polish online store in 2016

Furniture giant IKEA plans to launch an online store on the Polish market in 2016, Witualnemedia.pl reported. “For the time being we do not disclose any more information on the topic,” Katarzyna Balashov, PR manager for IKEA Polska told the portal. She declined to state whether the e-commerce site w...

Locked content IKEA opens its biggest sawmill in Poland

Furniture giant is opening a new sawmill in Stalowa Wola, southeastern Poland. The facility will be the biggest in the country and the biggest in the IKEA Industry segment globally, Puls Biznesu reports. The sawmill will initially employ only 43 people, but it will expand employment as it prepares t...