Advertisment welcomes Ikea to Bengaluru, makes it feel at home with a Swedish touch

The Bengaluru-based home solutions company launched the 360-degree #WakefitTrikea marketing campaign with print ad, social media posts and other marketing collaterals to welcome its competitor

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New Update welcomes Ikea to Bengaluru, makes it feel at home with a Swedish touch, the D2C home and sleep solutions brands, recently carried out an engaging 360-degree campaign which aimed to create brand resonance by welcoming Swedish competitor, Ikea to Bengaluru.

The launch of Ikea in Bengaluru was a much-anticipated event while also being a topical conversation in the home solutions space. As a D2C home solutions brand that is headquartered in Bengaluru, aimed to become a part of the conversation by welcoming their competitor to the city in a humorous manner. launched a host of creative collaterals that included print ads, search ads and social media posts, along with other content pieces to create a holistic campaign.

The front-page print ad on English daily ‘The Times of India’ of the #WakefitTrikea campaign featured a complete open letter to IKEA in their mother tongue - Swedish. The ad came along with a QR code that translates it to English, and also shares the locations to all of’s stores that are centrally located in Bengaluru.

Having launched a 360-degree campaign, the company invited people to take a tour of their recently launched retail stores to experience the range of home and sleep solutions that it has to offer. 

Prateek Malpani, Head of Brand,, said, “Content marketing has been our strength over the years, and we have always stood by our belief that engaging people in interesting conversations will help us stay relevant to our target audience. This effort was to make use of a topical moment of our Swedish competitor's store launch to nudge audiences to check out the wide portfolio and presence of Wakefit in Bengaluru. So, media planning efforts around "Wakefit Trikea?" involved social media, display buys and finally culminated in a print campaign to coincide with the weekend. Beyond being part of the conversations, the north star metric for us was the website and store traffic for the newly opened three stores in Bengaluru. Both of these metrics are showing massive growth.”

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