Know Before You Go
If you've seen one big-box store you've seen them all, right? Not when it comes to Ikea. As any seasoned Ikea shopper will tell you, a trip to the Swedish furniture retailer's massive blue stores demands some planning, especially for newbies. This goes far beyond what's a good buy and what's not to when to shop, how to navigate the maze-like aisles, and how best to get your haul home. Read on for our tips on becoming an Ikea pro.