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History

1995
Founded in negl.
1996
Registered the trademark ilek.
Attended a fair for the first time.
Exported for the first time to Ukraine.
1997
Launched its website www.cilek.com.
1998
Opened its first outlet in Turkey in Bursa.
Aired its first national commercial.
1999
All ilek furniture were covered by the ilek Warranty for 2 years.
Founded ilek Academy.
2000
Opened its new production plant in negl.
2001
Opened its first overseas outlet in Malta.
Became the first brand in Turkey to be awarded the GS Certificate of Quality by LGA in Germany for
high safety and quality standards.
2002
All ilek furniture were covered by the ilek Warranty for 5 years.
2003
Started to operate its production plant in negl in two shifts.
2004
Moved its head office to Istanbul.
2005
Became the first furniture brand in Turkey to be awarded the status of Superbrands by Superbrands
International.
Recognized as a Well-Known Trademark (Notable Brand) by Turkish Patent Institute.
2006
Prepared the Family Constitution.
2007
Became entitled to join the TURQUALITY Program on August 12, 2007 and thus became a pioneer
in the furniture industry in this respect.
Awarded the ISO 9001 Certificate of Quality.
Announced by the Istanbul Exporters Association to be the export champion for 2007 in the furniture
industry.

2008
Granted the Turkeys Most Admired Company Award.
Adopted the Toyota Lean Manufacturing Philosophy.
Commenced lean manufacturing, which means just-in-time manufacturing in smaller batches and in a
broad array with zero error in its negl production plant.
2010
Awarded the ISO 14001 Certificate of Environmental Management System.

2012
Put the SAP ERP System into practice to manage all processes under a single roof.
Announced by the Istanbul Exporters Association to be the second most successful exporter for 2012
in the furniture industry.
2013
Signed the United Nations Global Compact Communication on Progress.
Reached 444 outlets scattered over 66 countries in 5 continents.
Became the most successful company in the furniture industry in terms of after-sales service on
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ilek in the World

Today, ilek follows the path of becoming a global brand through a network of 444 outlets scattered over 66
countries in 5 continents.

Every month, trucks full of ilek products bring children and rooms together to realize their dreams by driving
a very long distance - enough to travel around the world from Japan to Colombia, South Africa to Russia,
United States to India. Being the roommate of more than 3 million children worldwide, ilek has built
recognition and reputation in many different countries, just like in Turkey, and takes firm steps to become the
market leader.



Corporate Social Responsibility

ilek Foundation

Founded in 2004, ilek Foundation gathers all social responsibility activities performed by ilek under the
same roof. Every year, ilek donates 10% of its net profit to ilek Foundation and lends the poor children of
both Turkey and the nearby geography a helping hand with its income from sales.

Operating based on the system of food bank, ilek Foundation not only provides poor children with financial
aid but also regularly offers staple food aid to the people in need. Up to the present, ilek Foundation has
reached nearly 3.000 children in Turkey and neighboring countries.
ilek Family
Operating 444 outlets scattered over 66 countries in 5 continents, ilek has built its franchise system in compliance
with international franchising principles. For ilek, the key factor in becoming the leader brand in baby, kids and
teens furniture and spreading all around the world is having entrepreneur, dynamic, hardworking and
experienced dealers.

We invite you to invest in a ilek Concept Store, which is a respectable and profitable business model, and thus
become a member of ilek Family.

Why ilek?
The best-known and most favorite brand of Turkey in baby, kids and teens rooms.
The first brand to create and specialize in the concept of Teens Room.
30 years of experience in the furniture industry.
A wide range of products with different design and price options.
A sense of quality and safety certified by international certificates.
International experience with 444 outlets in 66 countries.
An expert marketing and sales team.

For detailed information, please visit the Corporate page.


Services offered by ilek to Applicant Entrepreneurs

Location Selection
Expert and experienced sales and architecture team of ilek helps you choose the most suitable and profitable
location, taking criteria such as rental/performance, traffic, visibility, competition into account.

Free Architectural Project Design and Turn-Key Stores
The location you choose is reviewed by the architecture team to design an architectural project free of charge. The
project is closely followed up during construction again by the architecture team of ilek. All details are put into
practice in accordance with the principles of ilek Concept Store. If you like, your ilek store is delivered on
Turn-Key basis, being ready to operate.

ilek Concept Store
All ilek stores around the world are at the same level of quality in compliance with the standards of Concept Store.
The characteristics features of all ilek stores are colorful accessories that complement a real room atmosphere,
curved partition walls, special selling spaces as well as the spots that symbolize ilek worldwide. .

ilekse Online Retail System
Using ilekse, which has been developed within the context of international franchising principles, you can
place your orders online, collect CRM data, order spare parts and perform stock tracking. Thanks to the retail
performance data tracked through ilekse, ilek runs better and more efficient campaigns to offer you a more
profitable business model.


Advertising and Communication Support
Since the year of its establishment, ilek has been investing in the brand by means of advertising and
communication activities. Through image and campaign communication activities conducted on national and local
media, ilek keeps your stores and the market alive at all times.

Download our franchising kit
Expert Regional Managers
Expert regional managers regularly visit you for the purpose of informing you about new products and campaigns
and hearing your suggestions and problems and thus creating solutions. You can get professional help from our
regional managers, who serve only in your region and know your city very well, in many subjects from stock
planning to display management.


Marketing and Promotional Materials
ilek quickly delivers printed materials such as catalogues, brochures, price lists and posters that introduce products
and services and serve as a guide for customers as well as promotional materials to your store.


Location-Specific Product Mix
Experienced product management team of ilek determines the most suitable product mix depending on the social,
economic and demographical structure of the region where your store is located. Thus, your efficiency per square
meter is increased.


Training of the Sales and Assembly Staff
Prior to opening, your sales and assembly team is provided with free training so that they offer service at ilek
standards. Following opening, such training is periodically given within the structure of ilek Academy.


After-Sales Support Line
With the intent of enabling customers to reach outlets, get information about campaigns and product prices, request
spare parts and perform warranty activation and lightening your workload, we offer Free After-Sales Support Line.


Requirements for Becoming a Dealer
Entrepreneurial spirit, hardworking and believing in ilek.
Embracing and actively following the business.
A solution-focused approach that listens to the customer.
Experience in retailing and selling.
An operating capital of 150.000 300.000 TL for initial investment (store, warehouse, fixture)
A store location of 200-400 sqm having adequate potential, heavy traffic and affordable rent cost.