By Diane Burke • 29 May 2021 • 11:42
IKEA BRINGS its furniture rental business to Spanish customers. The Swedish giant already has its furniture rental business available in Spain aimed at businesses, companies and the self-employed and it does so with the idea of continuing to influence its idea of promoting the circular economy. With this new service, it aims to reach 30 markets and one million customers by 2030.
As reported by 20 Minutos, the concept is already underway in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Poland, focused on renting & leasing furniture and decorative objects for IKEA Business clients, and the company of Swedish origin considers that the launch of this new service in Spain is one more step towards sustainability and circularity of the economy.
IKEA RENTAL is available in all centres in Spain with two options, one being the client pays a fixed monthly fee and at the end of the contract acquires ownership of the products by paying an extra fee and another, flexible one, which allows the client to decide at the end of the agreement whether or not to acquire the furniture and decorative objects.
The objective of this second option is to give a second life to the furniture, promoting sustainability. The new service will be, in general terms, available for all the products of the assortment although with some exceptions for hygiene and installation reasons and it continues to offer planning by the experts of the Swedish house as well as transport or assembly.
It should be remembered that within its circular economy and sustainability strategy with which it aspires to become a fully circular company this decade, IKEA has already launched Green Friday, when it repurchased more than 300,000 pieces of furniture from its customers and that in the last year it gave a second life to 47 million pieces of furniture.
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Diane is from Limerick, Ireland and has previously lived in Seville. Having graduated with a Masters in Journalism and Public Relations she has a keen interest in digital media. As well as her passion for news, she enjoys learning about human psychology, practising pilates and has a soft spot for tapas!
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