Many IKEA stores in the states have cafeteria-style food areas, ice cold air conditioning, and lots of built furniture for you to try. Well, these customers in China decided to take advantage of the latter by spending a day lounging there, literally. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.


According to several reports, and photos, many Chinese people plan out day at IKEA. They drive to a store from miles away, eat, drink and nap in public, enjoying the cool air on a hot summer day. This kind of freeloading has been a part of IKEA’s business ever since the first store opened there over 10 years ago, but it has recently grabbed the media’s attention after photos recently taken by a blogger at a store in Nanjing recently went viral.


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