IKEA asks customers to stop playing hide-and-seek in stores

Furniture giant IKEA is asking customers to stop playing hide-and-seek in their stores.

Furniture giant IKEA is issuing an unusual message to its customers -- "Please stop playing hide-and-seek in our stores!"

Bloomberg reports 32,000 people have signed up for a Facebook event to play the game in stores around Amsterdam.

Last summer, hundreds played hide-and-seek in Belgian IKEA locations.

The retailer admits the store is designed like a maze to keep people in as long as possible, but they say making a game out of it could put customers in danger and detract from the shopping experience.

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