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IKEA planning to open stores in Rijeka and Split after Zagreb

Croatian Times

Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic met with representatives from Swedish company IKEA yesterday (Weds), where discussions about the home decorating giant's short term and long term plans took place. IKEA is to open its first store in Croatia at the end of 2013. The Swedish ambassador to Croatia, Fredrik Vahlquist was also at yestersday's meeting and added that the IKEA store in Zagreb would be the first of its kind in the region. He also said that long term plans included the opening of two more stores in Rijeka and in the Dalmatian city of Split. The Swedish group also sees great potential in expanding cooperations with local suppliers. Pored Tvina and Feroplast are two local companies that have worked with IKEA already for a long period of time, and they will seek other suppliers in Croatia also, said Ohlsson. Milanovic stated that the government would offer complete support to IKEA in the realisation of this important investment, saying it would create jobs and provide wider opportunities for cooperation of local industry, reported Croatian daily newspaper Jutarnji list.




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