Ikea’s first India store witnesses stampede-like situation at opening

About 40,000 people visited IKEA’s first India store on its opening day here, a company spokesperson told IANS. The store’s opening saw a stampede-like situation. About 10,000 customers had visited the store by 4 pm but the crowds swelled later as thousands of techies headed to the place while returning home from offices. “With a huge crowd from across the city thronging the store in the evening, the IKEA staff found it a bit challenging to regulate the entry .There were also a few tense moments when some people tried breaking queues,” store manager John Achillea said. Hindustan Times, owned by HT Media Ltd, is one of India’s largest publications that provides unbiased news, analysis and features on politics, sports, entertainment, lifestyle and more. Hindustan Times delivers

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