IKEA’s expansion throughout the world is remarkable, with hundreds of stores spread across the globe. The total number of IKEA centers ranges from the Asian continent to the American continent, mainly North America through China and Australia.
The investments made by the Swedish company over the last 10 years highlight its innovative and expansionist business model, with various shopping centers on several continents of different cultures whose designs and furniture are capable of covering millions of people.
The international distribution has 192 stores in Europe, 12 IKEA stores in Russia, 12 stores in China and Japan, 3 stores in Australia, and 42 in North America.
The following image shows the growth of the company and its philosophy around the world in 2009 at a general level together with a map of the shopping centers that will be opened in 2012 in Spain.