Wisconsin’s 1st IKEA store opens on May 16 -- take a look inside

OAK CREEK — IKEA Oak Creek, Wisconsin’s first IKEA store, is set to open on May 16 — and on Wednesday, May 9 Carl got a unique sneak peek.

IKEA Oak Creek will be the Swedish company’s first store in Wisconsin — and the 48th in the United States. Previously, customers had to travel to the Bolingbrook or Schaumburg stores in Illinois, or to the Bloomington store in Minnesota.