The Ingka Group (Ingka Holding B.V. and its common companies) accelerate its transformational process by increasing its investments in new and existing IKEA stores and service centers. except urban centers and It puts more emphasis on its Internet interface to better serve the needs of your customers and make them more comfortable and accessible to others. In order to reinforce the future of IKEA, the company resumes all its specialties.
Based on many years of stable growth, the Ingka Group, as part of its transformation, evaluates and simplifies all its activities to focus more on valuable services for customers. Creating 30 new IKEA contacts, investing in servers and digital solutions will create 11,500 new jobs over the next two years. Meanwhile, 7500 of the 160,000 positions will be lost, mainly influencing global functions and back offices in thirty countries.
Jesper Brodin is the CEO of the Ingka Group he said: "We continue to grow and our actions are strong. At the same time, we see that the business environment is always changing and changing. We adapt our business to adapt quickly to our customers' habits, to meet changing needs always in better and new ways. We will emphasize putting our existing stores into even better shopping experience and taking the opportunity to renew our company in a way that is in our history, culture and values. Our social values govern our work and build our inclusive, honest and open culture. We will continue to support our colleagues of the best way during the change. "
The transformation process involves trying new urban-central access in thirty cities, completing the company's largest stores and improving our digital and service portfolios to provide customers with a wide range of options and needs and lifestyle choices.
Tolga Öncü, the Commercial Director of the Ingka Group he added: "In the next three years we will be able to reach our customers more easily and comfortably thanks to new shops, urban locations and better digital offers. This means that with our customers we can contact you, everywhere and wherever you want, our product and service varies in a variety of ways and at affordable prices, so we will redesign our management, organization and jobs, and develop new solutions to maintain more talents in the home. We will support them in close cooperation with all our employees during the change. "
Following the business changes in the Ingka Group, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, much more emphasis is placed on comfort and ease, multi-business and sustainability. In the framework of a complete transformation, IKEA also simplifies the operation of the region and also creates tens of new jobs in Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia with the development of the next two years. Out of the current 3 233 jobs in the three countries, 33 can disappear, mainly back offices.
"We see in the three countries that people enjoy and combine different ways, including internet and retail purchases, so we would like to offer them the best possible service in each channel. We would like to invest in the development of our existing 9 stores in the region and the opening of new IKEA meeting points, launching new services and improving existing, digital solutions and sustainable improvements " He said Mounia El Hilali, Business Manager for Hungary – Czech Republic – Slovakia.