IKEA continues to build momentum. At this time the owner of Russian retail outlets IKEA Shopping Centers led by CEO Armin Michaeli decided to hold a reorganization of its trading Mega Center. This initiative was dictated essentially by the desire to increase the influx of buyers. From this figure are in direct proportion to the working capital performance of tenants, as well as the profit of the company IKEA.
On the modernization program is removed from the 5 7 years before. Priority - twice the area restaurant areas in shopping centers. Currently only 3,5% of the rentable area occupied by a food court. According to the results of the action this area will increase to 9-12% and change their structure. With all of these indicators have not yet been approved by the exact amount of cash infusions. Ballpark figure you can imagine based on the fact that "Teply Stan" and "Khimki" in the format laid MEGA order 1 billion. The program changes included 12 malls. Recall that the total number of 14.
A number of media reports said that the shopping area IKEA leave renters. The main reason: the high rates charged in foreign currency. Chapter IKEA Shopping Centers in an interview with Itar-Tass denied this information, saying that today are leases in rubles, and landlords themselves remain in their places.
Together with the program modernization plans to open 5-6-five outlets in Russia, as MEGA format and conventional IKEA. Krasnoyarsk, Volgograd, Perm - city included in the list of potential sites for furniture centers. Residents of these cities have long eagerly await the arrival of the famous retailer. We hope that IKEA is easy to implement its ambitious plans.