Best Of 2014

Best Store the Inland NW Needs

Best Store the Inland Northwest Needs

IKEA

The people have spoken, and overwhelmingly so: The Swedish cheap-and-chic furniture retailer needs to set up shop in Spokane, so we can transform our homes into minimalist, modern urban oases. "Anyone who has been to IKEA knows why Spokane needs one!" says Elizabeth Giles. "Spokane's history of being the shopping hub for the Inland Northwest (including our friends in North Idaho, Montana and even Canada) and the high number of colleges and universities in our area makes IKEA's stylish, organizational and affordable products a perfect fit." (DP)

2nd PLACE: Whole Foods; 3rd PLACE: Anthropologie

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