USA – IKEA just made the announcement that all US Stores will close on Wednesday to help stop the spread of coronavirus temporarily.
“Unprecedented times call for unprecedented measures. This is the most responsible way IKEA can continue to care for our co-workers and our customers in a manner that is healthy and safe,” said Javier Quiñones, IKEA Retail U.S. President. “We are taking our role in containing this epidemic seriously, and we recognize the positive impact our actions could have on making life better for the millions of people who have been impacted by this crisis,” said IKEA in a press release.
In the interest of safety, we’ve decided to temporarily close all of our US stores to the public, effective March 18. We'll remain available at https://t.co/FNOoVm3s3V and will continue to offer Click and Collect in many stores. Learn more: https://t.co/oHal4RA8CX pic.twitter.com/N1qv3Xlm2E
— IKEA USA (@IKEAUSA) March 18, 2020