Kansas City, KS (KSDK) - Get your Allen wrenches ready. Swedish home furnishing retail giant IKEA is announcing plans Thursday to open its first store in Kansas.
The proposed IKEA in Merriam, Kansas with be the 39th IKEA in the United States and is slated to open in Fall 2014.
The store will be located off Interstate 35 and Johnson Drive in Merriam. A vacant shopping center will be razed to make way for the IKEA store.