IKEA Croatia has reported figures which show that Croatia was the third biggest growth market in Europe for the Swedish furniture chain. In its fourth year of trading in Croatia the company has seen a bumper year with turnover in their retail stores jumping by almost 15 percent and over the internet they had a massive 204 percent growth.
“Compared to other countries in which we operate, Croatia is third in Europe and eighth in the world for growth in sales which makes us extremely optimistic. What makes us especially happy is that in the last financial year we created 500 new jobs,” commented Stefan Vanoverbeke, the IKEA Croatia Director.
Over the past financial year IKEA Croatia had a total turnover of over 680 million Kuna and sold 13 million products with around 1.8 million customers visiting their store in Zagreb.