IKEA Expands TaskRabbit Furniture Assembly Services

IKEA is sparing customers the trauma of assembling its furniture by providing “Taskers” through the labor marketplace TaskRabbit, which the retailer acquired in October 2017. The service is currently available at six stores in the New York City and San Francisco areas, and will roll out to other major cities throughout 2018, according to CNBC.

IKEA previously offered assembly services for online orders, but only at the time of delivery. Under the new system, customers can book a “Tasker” to assemble their brick-and-mortar…