Ikea, the world's largest furniture retailer, says its sales are growing globally, with China now its fastest growing market.
The Swedish company says sales rose nearly 6 percent to 28.7 billion euros ($37 billion) in the year through August. The company has been opening new stores in China, where spending has been on the rise in recent years.
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Chief executive Peter Agnefjall said Tuesday they "continue to see positive signs in consumer spending and it's a great joy to report growth in almost all our markets."
Agnefjall said he saw "great opportunities for continued growth."
The privately-held company gave no more details, and will publish its full report for the fiscal year ending Aug. 31 only in January.
The group has 315 stores in 27 countries.