Business expansion
Norra Mellansverige; Dalarnas län;
Location of affected unit(s)
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale Of Other Household Equipment In Specialised Stores
47.59 - Retail sale of furniture, lighting equipment and other household articles in specialised stores

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
11 December 2012
Employment effect (start)
11 December 2012
Foreseen end date
1 August 2013


IKEA, designer and retailer of household equipment, is to hire 200 employees as a new store opens in Borlänge. Management and other key positions will be recruited internally. The remaining positions will be publicly announced.

IKEA is a part of IKEA Group. IKEA Group, with INGKA Holding as parent company, is in turn owned by Stichting INGKA Foundation. IKEA Group operates 290 IKEA stores in 26 countries. Earlier employment adjustments by IKEA in Sweden are covered in fact sheets 18108, 13410, 11767, 9649, 6045, 6044, 6046.

The recruitment campaign has been launched and is meant to be finished by August 2013, when the facility is complete and the store will be installed.


  • 11 December 2012: Dalarnas Tidningar
  • 11 December 2012: Sveriges Television


Eurofound (2012), IKEA, Business expansion in Sweden, factsheet number 74633, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/74633.