Gallery: IKEA Now Selling Second Hand Furniture Online

 

If you’re on a budget but still love the look of modern design, IKEA is a popular place to find that affordable furniture fix. But could you imagine yourself going “vintage modern” by purchasing second-hand IKEA products? Just a few days ago IKEA launched a new program in Sweden that offers used IKEA pieces online, and they intend to extend this idea to other foreign outlets. Peter Agnefäll, CEO of IKEA Sweden told the daily newspaper Dagens Nyheter, “It is about taking an environmental responsibility for how our products are used in the longer term and making it easier for our customers to do their part for their responsibility towards the environment.” We’re not too sure about the quality and life span of most IKEA furniture, but we do appreciate the gesture as the big-box company tries to reduce waste with a more sustainable business venture.

Via Time

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  1. Eliana Ramon June 27, 2012 at 9:31 am

    I live in Essex Uk, I have to move to other country and I want to sell a Ikea furniture set:
    4 single bed (matress incluyed), 1 double bed, 2 sofas (3 and 2 places), 1 coffee table and 1 tv table. All of them has only 10 months and it is in perfect conditions. I sell them by 70% off. What I have to do? There is someone interesed?

  2. Mr.Mahesh Samaratunga March 15, 2012 at 11:04 pm

    I’m a managing director of Interior designing company( Design Asia Group (pvt) Ltd.)I would like to have an outlet of your second hand furniture in Sri Lanka as well. Pls. reply me with your suggestions.I could done anything in my part and hope we could build strong link among us.

  3. badea January 31, 2012 at 6:02 pm

    i like to know more about ikea selling second hand furniture. now in these days i m searching good but low price furniture for my new appt. specially dinning and living room furniture.

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    Thank you for providing this article. I greatly enjoyed it. Keep up the awesome work!

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  8. Aurora51 September 20, 2010 at 8:13 am

    Hey! This is a wonderful idea… but I am not sure that is available in Iceland, or is it?

    I would be very much appreciated if the IKEA Iceland can manage this second hand sale here too…

    Thanks for your condiderations…

    Aurora

  9. reynomi September 2, 2010 at 6:49 pm

    I love this idea. I just gave my 10 year old IKEA couch to a cousin yesterday. Except for the cushion covers fraying by the seams a bit, from being washed, it’s in great shape. And it was white!

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