The overall purpose of Inter IKEA Group is to secure continuous improvement, development, expansion and a long life of the IKEA Concept. It consists of three core businesses: Franchise, Range & Supply and Industry. The three core businesses work together to build a stronger franchise system. To build an even better IKEA offer together with retailers and suppliers based on existing and new strengths in our value chain. The aim is also to provide franchisees with best possible conditions for implementing and operating the IKEA Concept, and to create a strong platform for future expansion and growth.