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Welcome to IKEA in Tempe, Arizona
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IKEA is located in Tempe, AZ

© Judy Hedding
If you aren't familiar with IKEA, you've probably lived in Arizona for a very long time and you don't get to California too often! Lets' start with the basics. IKEA is a retailer of home furnishings and accessories. It was founded in 1943 by Ingvar Kamprad, who grew up on a farm in Sweden. The store specializes in Swedish style furniture and accessories for people on a budget.

Today, IKEA has more than 200 stores in 32 countries. The IKEA store in Tempe is the first one to be opened in Arizona, and it's huge at 342,000 square feet. On the pages that follow, you'll learn more about Arizona's IKEA store, and about the company's philosophy.

By the way, IKEA is pronounced: eye kee uh

Getting to IKEA Tempe

Address: 2110 W. IKEA Way, Tempe, AZ 85284, Phone: 480-496-5658

Take I-10 to the Warner Rd. exit in Tempe. Go east on Warner and bear left. The second block is Emerald. There is a left turn lane that will bring you into the IKEA parking lot.

IKEA Fact: The IKEA catalog is said to be the world's largest print publication distributed for free. IKEA prints 145 million catalogs--in 25 different languages.

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