Swedish furniture and home supplies retailer Ikea recently announced to establish "China Digital Innovation Center" in Shanghai.
Ikea Lurvig, Ikea's product series for pets, will enter the Chinese market in March 2018.
European supermarket chain Metro plans to open its first store in Jinan, Shandong province in August 2017.
Dairy Farm International, parent company of Ikea's business in Hong Kong, recently revealed that Ikea plans to open its fourth outlet in Hong Kong during the second half of 2017.
Ikea China announced that the company will launch its e-commerce business at the end of August 2016 and this business will first begin trial operation in Shanghai.
Ikea's first pick-up and order point in China is currently being built in Wenzhou and is expected to officially open at the beginning of this summer.
With outposts in Chengdu, Beijing, Shenzhen, Shanghai, and other Chinese cities, Swedish furniture chain Ikea is now planting its flag in a new Hangzhou store.
Swedish home supplies giant Ikea formally announced that its second store in Beijing will open at the end of 2013.
Ikea will reportedly invest about CNY1 billion in a new project in Chongqing to build the company's largest flagship store in western China.
Swedish home supplies retailer Ikea has purchased a 300,000-square-meter area in the business district of Daxing, Beijing, via auction and the company plans to build a comprehensive shopping center there.