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Will the global furniture boom continue into 2021?

Ikea is continuing to invest in bricks-and-mortar in 2021. Image: Supplied
It’s difficult to quantify the changes the Covid-19 pandemic has wrought on the retail industry. From the huge increase in online spend on groceries and essentials, to the rapid decline seen in the fashion industry, each sector of the retail space has been hit in different and subtle ways. And for the furniture industry, with so many consumers worldwide stuck inside due to various lockdowns and restrictions, it has led to one of the biggest consumer-led home spending movements in years. “The