OAK CREEK — IKEA announced Thursday, March 8 that its future Milwaukee-area store will open at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 16. Customers can begin lining up at the store at 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 16.
IKEA Oak Creek will be the Swedish company’s first store in Wisconsin, and the 48th in the United States.
Previously, customers had to travel to the Bolingbrook or Schaumburg stores in Illinois or to the Bloomington store in Minnesota.
“We are thrilled by the construction progress to date, and believe we can complete the remaining milestones and interior build-up by May. Besides furnishing our store, we are also focused on recruiting and training all of our coworkers joining the IKEA family,” noted Samantha Gravina, store manager. “We look forward to introducing customers here in Wisconsin to the IKEA experience and a whole new way of shopping.”