Ikea is considering the development of stand-alone cafes and restaurants to capitalize on the popularity of its in-store food facilities.

In the past, the assemble-it-yourself furniture chain has hosted pop-up restaurants in Europe, but the new eateries would be permanent brick-and-mortar locations separate from its retail stores.

“I firmly believe there is potential,” Food Managing Director Michael La Cour told Fast Company. “I hope in a few years our customers will be saying, ‘Ikea is a great place to eat—and, by the way, they also sell some furniture.’”

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