TAIPEI (The China Post) — IKEA, a European multinational furniture company, will open its seventh outlet in Taiwan in Neihu District (內湖) of Taipei City, the company’s spokesperson confirmed on Thursday.
Spokesperson Wu Yu-han (吳語涵) said the outlet will be stationed in the compound mall with RT-Mart (大潤發), a Taiwan-based hypermarket chain, on the Jiuzong Road (舊宗路).
Jiuzong Road is known for gathering a lot of retailers such as Costco, Test Rite International Co Ltd, Carrefour S.A., and many restaurants. Therefore, the area attracts plenty of civilians in Taipei to go there for shopping on the weekends.
The new Neihu outlet will be the seventh outlet in Taiwan. The other six are located in Xinzhuang District (新莊) and Xindian District (新店) of New Taipei City, Songshan District (松山) in Taipei City, Taoyuan, Taichung, and Kaohsiung, respectively.
The company didn’t reveal details on when the new outlet will open.
By Carol Kan