Three strong possibilities have emerged for Ikea's opening site in Auckland following Costco's announcement it will launch at Westgate.
The field has been narrowed due to a theory the two multinational retailers feed off each other and therefore like to be positioned reasonably close by.
Yesterday, executives from a number of businesses at Costco's announcement on the corner of Gunton Dr and Maki St, Westgate, speculated about Ikea's location.
"Where there's a Costco, there's often an Ikea right beside it or very nearby," said one executive who did not want to be named. "Have you noticed?"
That hinted at Westgate