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IKEA opens its first store in India more to follow in coming days

In a milestone that’s been more than a decade in the making, India’s first Ikea store will open on Thursday, bringing inexpensive Nordic-inspired furnishings and food to the world’s fastest-growing middle class. Ikea expects to welcome as many as 6 million visitors a year to its 13-acre complex in Hitec City, on the outskirts of Hyderabad, India’s fourth-biggest city. The …