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IKEA Oak Creek to Welcome Shoppers with Grand Opening Festivities and Exciting Promotions

Customers can begin lining up at the store at 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 16th.

By - May 9th, 2018 10:41 am
IKEA Oak Creek, WI. Photo courtesy of IKEA.

IKEA Oak Creek, WI. Photo courtesy of IKEA.

(Oak Creek, WIS – May 9, 2018) – IKEA Oak Creek announced today, the full schedule of Grand Opening events to celebrate the store opening on May 16th.

Shoppers will be greeted with family-friendly events, special offers and thousands of dollars in gift cards— including three (3) gift cards valued at $500, $1,500 and $2,000. Throughout the entire day, visitors who join IKEA Family or scan their IKEA Family card in-store at an IKEA FAMILY kiosk, info tower, tablet or during checkout, will also be automatically entered for a chance to win a $250 IKEA Gift Card through the IKEA FAMILY loyalty program. Winners will be randomly drawn every hour during store open hours.

“We are excited to be opening our 48th store in the U.S. and our very first store in Wisconsin,” said Samantha Gravina, store manager. “We have received such a warm welcome from the Milwaukee-area, and we want to return the favor by welcoming our shoppers with food, fun and iconic IKEA products.”

Customers can begin lining up at the store at 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 16th. Entertainment for customers waiting in line will start at 6:00 a.m. and the Grand Opening ceremony at 8:15 a.m. The doors will officially open at 9:00 a.m. Customers can learn more about the Grand Opening plans and promotions at IKEA- USA.com/OakCreek or by joining the free IKEA Family loyalty program.

Activities and giveaways include:

IKEA Welcome

  • The first 200 children (12 & younger) in line receive a free FAMNIG heart-shaped soft toy, valued at $4.99.
  • The first 1,000 adults (18 & older) in line receive a special “welcome” gift.

IKEA Welcome Sweepstakes

  • On Grand Opening, visitors in line before 8:00am CDT will be entered for a chance to win one of three (3) gift cards, valued at $500, $1,500 and $2,000.1

IKEA Bag Giveaway

  • Customers will receive a free IKEA FRAKTA blue bag, valued at $1.29 with any in-store product purchase.

*Limit: one (1) per customer. Offer is available in store only and does not include the purchase of services or purchases in the restaurant, bistro or Swedish food market.

IKEA FAMILY $250 Gift Card Giveaway

  • On Grand Opening, visitors who join IKEA FAMILY or scan their IKEA FAMILY card in-store at an IKEA FAMILY kiosk, info tower, tablet or during checkout, will be automatically entered for a chance to win one of twenty-two (22) $250 IKEA Gift Cards through the IKEA FAMILY loyalty program.2 Winner’s names will be randomly drawn every hour that the store is open.

IKEA Oak Creek Offer

  • When you use your IKEA FAMILY card in-store from Wednesday, May 16-Monday, May 28 and spend a minimum of $125, you will receive $20 off next purchase of $100 or more via email.

About IKEA

Since its 1943 founding in Sweden, IKEA has offered home furnishings of good design and function at low prices so the majority of people can afford them. There are currently more than 416 IKEA stores in 49 countries, including 47 in the United States. IKEA has been included in the rankings of “Best Companies to Work For” and as further investment in its coworkers raised its own minimum wage twice in two years. IKEA incorporates sustainability into day-to-day business and supports initiatives that benefit children and the environment. For more information see IKEA-USA.com, @IKEAUSANews, @IKEAUSA or IKEAUSA on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Pinterest.

1 IKEA WELCOME SWEEPSTAKES. Abbreviated Rules. No Purchase Necessary. Subject to complete Official Rules available at (www.ikea-usa.com/oakcreekrules). Starts on 5/16/18 at 5:00am CDT. Ends on 5/16/18 at 8:00am CDT. Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry, who are in line on Grand Opening Day and who receive a numbered wrist band. Winners must be present at the time of the drawing in order to win. Void where prohibited. Sponsor: IKEA North America Services, LLC. 420 Alan Wood Road, Conshohocken, PA 19428.

2 IKEA FAMILY $250 GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY. Abbreviated Rules. No Purchase Necessary unless where specified. Subject to complete Official Rules available at (www.ikea-usa.com/oakcreekrules). Starts on 5/16/18 at 9:00am CDT. Ends on 5/16/18 at 8:00pm CDT. Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry and who are registered members in good standing of the IKEA FAMILY program. Odds of winning depend on total number of eligible entries received from all methods combined. Entrants must be in store at the time of the drawing in order to claim a Prize. Void where prohibited. Sponsor: IKEA North America Services, LLC. 420 Alan Wood Road, Conshohocken, PA 19428.

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