If you haven’t discovered the joy that is an IKEA As-Is Shop, then pull up a seat because you’re in for a massive treat!
IKEA’s As-Is shops are packed full of ex-display products, discontinued items or gently used second-hand goods, all in completely usable condition and heavily discounted.
However, unless you live close to one, you probably haven’t uncovered the fun of finding these gems. Until now! Starting today, IKEA has launched their As-Is-Online – a first-of-its-kind online shopping platform that allows customers to browse and reserve second-life IKEA furniture and homewares anywhere, anytime.
The As–Is Online is part of the ambition for IKEA to become climate positive by 2030, by giving usable items a second chance and a second home, minimising unnecessary waste and environmental impact.
A first in second-hand shopping
The exciting news means that buyers can score discounted homewares for up to 75% off the original product’s price. While not all items will be this discounted, you can expect anywhere from 20% to 75% off the items available online.
With the increased cost of living getting more and more out of hand, we are welcoming this new online shop with open arms! The As-Is Online experience includes all ten Australia IKEA stores.
Simply browse through your selected store, reserve a product (you have 48 hours to pick it up), then visit the selected store to complete the purchase and pick up your goods.
What can you get?
A quick search of my local IKEA As-Is and the homewares that come up are a goldmine!
Beds with $300 off the regular retail price, big cabinets for under $100, chaises, lounges, rugs, lamps and items being added all the time too. If you are after some serious homeware bargains or a furniture refresh, this is a great place to start your search.
The new IKEA As-Is Online platform only launched today but we predict it will be quite popular, especially with the insane price increases among other goods. Never would I have imagined you could pick up a gently used dresser for nearly as much as a head of lettuce, but, hey, here we are. Buying homewares and avoiding salads. Go figure.
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