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Ikea looks set to open more small stores in the UK

Swedish furniture retailer Ikea looks set to roll out its smaller city centre store format after seeing a positive response to its first outlet in London.
UK boss Javier Quinones said the London shop was a "learning experiment" but its success meant the format was likely to expand to other UK cities.
The concept allows people to browse items and discuss home decor plans without visiting out-of-town stores.
It is part of Ikea's wider UK expansion after another year of sales growth.
The company announced on Friday that UK revenue in the year to 31 August rose by 5.9% to £1.96bn.
Ikea opened two new large-format stores during the period, in Sheffield and Exeter, taking its UK tally to 21.
Online was the standout performer, with 199.3 million visits to Ikea's website, an increase of 13.4%. Website sales grew by 14.4% and now represent 15.5% of total sales.

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