Ikea is a furniture store that also carries a variety of other products, including bed coverings, small appliances and rugs. Items are available for purchase through local stores as well as through the Ikea website. As of 2015, Ikea has store locations in 40 countries worldwide.
Ikea stores offer products such as living room sets, beds, dressers, kitchen cabinets and organizational tools. The store aims to provide offering quality home furnishings at an affordable cost. The name "Ikea" comes from the combination of initials in the founder's name, Ingvar Kamprad, and the Swedish towns in which he grew up -- Elmtaryd and Agunnaryd.