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Second IKEA near the Austin area set to open in three months

LIVE OAK, Texas (KXAN) -- Soon IKEA fans in Austin will have two options to shop. One will take almost an hour to get to and the other around 30 minutes, depending on where you live and traffic on Interstate 35.

The retailer plans to open its fifth store in Texas in Live Oak, just north of San Antonio, on Feb. 13, 2019. The Swedish company promises to have some type of promotion for shoppers that line up on opening day at 5 a.m.

The company still has plenty of positions to fill, including sales, customer service, and others.

The new IKEA store is being built at the southwest corner of I-35 and Loop 1604. If you're familiar with the company, you know it's going to be huge and feature its unique architectural design the company is known for.

“We are happy with the construction progress at the future Live Oak store, and are confident we will be ready to open our doors by February,” said store manager Diedre Goodchild.

IKEA opened its Round Rock location in 2006.



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