ST. LOUIS — The world's largest furniture retailer is opening its first Missouri store in St. Louis.
Ikea plans a Wednesday morning announcement of its new store on Forest Park Avenue near the city's Central West End.
A new store is under construction at Johnson Drive and Interstate 35 in Merriam, with a planned fall 2014 opening
Ikea has nearly 350 stores worldwide but fewer than 40 in the U.S.
The Associated Press