IKEA to buy vintage furniture in UK and Ireland


As part of its “buy back” initiative, the Swedish furniture retailer is offering customers in the United Kingdom and Ireland the opportunity to trade in their old furniture in exchange for store vouchers, as part of its sustainability push.

Items can be obtained up to 50% of the original price with “new” products, according to their condition, items in “very good” condition claim 40%, and “well used” items Businesses account for 30% of the original. Price, Ikea said on Tuesday.

Online sales of IKEA increased as people converted homes into offices and schools

The furniture – which includes products such as dressers, bookcases, shelf units, chairs and tables – must be fully assembled to be eligible for the offer, which will launch on 27 November.

The retailer said it is running programs on time for Black Friday, and is offering vouchers with no expiration date to address “uncertain consumption and its impact on climate change”.

& quot;  As new & quot;  Products can receive up to 50% of the original price.

“Being circular is a good business opportunity, as well as a climate crisis that all of us need to know about our consumption habits,” Ike UK and Ireland country stability manager Hague Sjöbjörnsen said in a statement.

Ikea’s online sales received a big boost during the epidemic as millions of people turned their homes into temporary schools and offices. The company said last week that online sales grew 45% from 12 months to August, driven by 4 billion visits to its website.
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