IKEA's challenge will be land acquisition for stores: Experts

Land acquisition will be a major hurdle for Swedish furniture retailer IKEA to set up its stores in India and it may have to even depend on public auction by government, according to real estate consultants.

FIPB to review IKEA proposal next week

The Finance Ministry will review next week IKEA's big-ticket investment proposal to open cafeterias at proposed retail outlets of the Swedish furniture maker in the country.

FinMin to review IKEA's FDI proposal on Monday

The proposal will come up before FIPB on December 31.

IKEA's proposal to invest in single-brand retail gets FIPB nod

Government's single-window body to clear foreign investment proposals, FIPB, Tuesday cleared Swedish furniture major IKEA's Rs 10,500-crore project, the largest FDI in single-brand retail so far.

IKEA proposal approved by Commerce Ministry: Anand Sharma

Specifically referring to IKEA's proposal, Sharma said, it has been "approved by us, now it is with the FIPB."

FinMin likely to take up IKEA's Rs 10,500cr proposal on Nov 20

The Finance Ministry said the next meeting is scheduled for November 20. It, however, said "agenda for the meeting will follow".

'IKEA investment plans shows strong eco fundamentals of India'

On June 22, IKEA has approached the government with a proposal to invest 1.5 billion euros (Rs 10,500 crore) to set up 25 retail stores in the country.

Ikea asks govt for relaxation of sourcing norms

It has also proposed that the calculation of the 30 percent norm be done for cumulative periods of 10 years of operations starting with the approval of the present application.

Mandatory sourcing clause a challenge in long term: IKEA

IKEA currently works with close to 70 suppliers and 1450 sub-suppliers, including many small industries in India.

Ikea plans to invest Rs 10,500 cr to set up 25 stores in India

This would be the largest investment in the single-brand retailing ever since the government has allowed foreign investment in this sector.