7 places to look for discontinued IKEA products

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IKEA discontinued tons of beloved products throughout its decades-long history, from DUETT pendant light fixtures to the EXPEDIT bookcase (whose Name, in fact, translates into clerk). If you’re lucky, you might be able to grab your favorite, soon-to-be-retirement item before it runs out via the last chance section from the IKEA website. But if you miss that chance, don’t panic – below are seven places to look for a favorite piece of furniture or some other product that IKEA no longer makes.

eBay has been the virtual marketplace for discontinued products of all kinds, and there’s always a wide selection of IKEA products to check out. Just type “discount IKEA” in the eBay search bar and you can scroll through them all from colorful fabric from the 80s for the FUN cloud lamp.

Speech is an online platform that really started reselling discontinued and sold-out IKEA favorites on eBay. It now has its own website – still specifically for IKEA products – that you can explore here.

Etsy it’s not just for handmade arts and crafts; it also houses an impressive collection of vintage goods sold by various vendors. There are more than a few SKOJIG cloud lamps available here too as well as wavy JOKE vases and many other IKEA items.

offer yourself is an app that links buyers and sellers locally, so the discontinued IKEA products available depending on what you’ve set as your location. the company is focused on security and transparency, and they make it easy to find out who you’re buying from and choose a safe place for community meetings (although there are shipping options as well).

Facebook Market allows you to search within a certain radius if you want to pick up in person, but many sellers offer to ship. Like OfferUP, the discontinued IKEA items you can find will largely depend on what sellers are offering in your area. However, you need to have a Facebook account to use the platform.

Craigslist website The interface may look dated, but that doesn’t affect your ability to connect it to IKEA gear from ages past. Although you have to choose a specific area for your search on Craigslist itself, searchcraigslist.org pulls listings from across the country, so you can see what other regions have to offer.

Some retired IKEA items are hidden in plain sight, that is, in IKEA stores themselves. As apartment therapy reports, each location has an “As-Is” section stocked with customer returns, leftover seasonal merchandise, samples of old floors, slightly damaged items, and recently discontinued inventory that needs to be cleaned out to make room for the new stuff. A lot of that is deeply discounted, too.

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