IKEA is one of the largest international corporations involved in furniture sales. Apart from furniture, IKEA also deals with the sale of real estate, as well as restaurants that are most often located in the shopping centre itself. IKEA was founded in 1943 and today has about 400 stores in50 48 countries around the world.
One of the largest and most famous furniture and other home decoration stores was opened near the village of Rugvica near Zagreb. This is an investment of HRK 750 million, employing 350 people.
In 2018, IKEA opened the largest outlet centre in Croatia near the existing commodity store, and in the next phase of the EUR 88 million investment, it plans to build a hypermarket, retail facility, petrol station and two fast food chains.