Russian Shoppers Mob Soon To Close Ikea Stores

The New York Post reports:

Russian shoppers rushed to local Ikea stores this week after the furniture retailer announced it would temporarily pause operations in the country and neighboring Belarus following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Photos showed long lines forming at the chain’s Russia locations as shoppers filled carts with items in what could be their final chance to shop at the retailer for some time.

It’s unclear how long the stores will remain closed. The Swedish retailer said the closures would impact all of its 17 retail locations in Russia.

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