By Retail Dive
The As-is program is part of Ikea’s larger effort to work on sustainability.
The company, which wants to become a circular business by 2030, piloted a buy back and resell program in Philadelphia in the summer of 2021 and shortly thereafter began to expand to other cities.
In order to participate in the As-is program, shoppers need to be part of the company’s Ikea Family loyalty program. The As-is service is offered as a benefit of the program.
“This Earth Month marks an exciting time for Ikea U.S. as we continue to make sustainable attainable for the many people. As-is online joins our other services like Buy Back & Resell and the spare parts program that help our customers live a more sustainable life at home with a variety of ways to prolong the life of their furniture,” Javier Quiñones, CEO and chief sustainability officer at Ikea U.S., said in a statement.
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