LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A popular furniture retailer plans to set up house for the first time in Indiana.

IKEA plans to open in the Indianapolis suburb of Fishers. The Swedish furniture retailer announced Tuesday morning that it plans to open the store in the fall of 2017 and will hire about 250 people.

IKEA specializes in ready-to-assemble furniture including beds, chairs and desks.

The closest store to the Louisville area right now is near Cincinnati.

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