IKEA stamps out hide-and-seek games in Dutch stores
March 16, 2015 - storage organizer
IKEA has stopped skeleton by thousands of people to play hide-and-seek in a maze-like stores in a Netherlands.
After a energetic turn of a children’s diversion captivated hundreds of people to a Belgian IKEA opening final summer, a world’s biggest seat tradesman has banned identical events in several of a Dutch stores, citing reserve reasons. The organizers of a games, who got word out over Facebook, are now looking for choice locations.
“It’s tough to control,” IKEA Group mouthpiece Martina Smedberg pronounced by phone. “We need to make certain people are protected in a stores and that’s tough to do if we don’t even know where they are.”
More than 32,000 people have sealed adult around Facebook to play hide-and-seek during IKEA’s Eindhoven store, while 19,000 purebred seductiveness in a diversion in Amsterdam and 12,000 for one in Utrecht. The businessman of Billy bookshelves has 13 Dutch stores.
Ikea postulated accede for one diversion of hide-and-seek in a store in Wilrijk, Belgium, in Jul after 29-year-old Elise De Rijck put it on her list of 30 things to do before her 30th birthday.
“Sometimes it’s fun only to do some childish things,” De Rijck, an eventuality organizer formed in Antwerp, pronounced by phone. “IKEA is like an intensely vast vital room.”
About 500 people assimilated in a game, according to Annelies Nauwelaerts, a mouthpiece for IKEA in Belgium, where a seat tradesman has 6 stores. People were stealing in fridges, underneath pressed toys, underneath Ikea’s blue selling bags and even in a storage space underneath beds, pronounced De Rijck, a unchanging IKEA shopper.
“We played hide-and-seek a whole day,” pronounced De Rijck, whose bucket-list also includes throwing a cake in someone’s face and participating in a sand fight. “It was unequivocally exhausting, though so most fun.”