We stopped at the IKEA in Plaza San Juan, Bavaro. They don't really make it clear that it is just a " punto de entrega " - a delivery depot. We picked out a small lamp and clock. The guy at the desk said they would be happy to sell us the 2 items - but only if we purchased a minimum of $2000 RD. I know that's not a lot of money, especially if you were ordering a whole kitchen, for example. But the guy was adamant that he would not sell us just the 2 items we were interested in ( we wanted the lamp to match one we had purchased in the US , and the clock was just such a good deal ). And we were on our way back to the North Coast, so weren't going to hang around for a couple of days to await delivery of such small items. S00000OOOO -- no sale. $1000 RD versus $0 RD. Nope. And just to be clear - it wasn't like he was worried about inventory depletion - he would have gladly sold us EVERY lamp and EVERY clock in the store, as long as it was over $2000RD. Another example, I think, of Dominican business logic.