Homeware retailer Bed Bath & Beyond has opened the first of its new large format home stores at retail development Tauranga Crossing.
The store features extended bedding, linen and bathroom ranges, as well as extended decor and furniture lines, with specialty pieces and additional colours available across a range of products.
“We’re really excited to open our new concept Home Store at Tauranga Crossing,” Bed Bath & Beyond chief executive Trevor Brown said.
“It is a fantastic location and we have full confidence it is the perfect place to establish our large format model.”
Additionally, a Farmers department store has opened directly opposite the shopping centre at the Crossing’s Lifestyle Centre.
Farmers acting chief executive Michael Power noted the team was delighted to open at the Crossing, and would offer a contemporary and fashionable shopping experience.
“The store has a new look finish with polished concrete floors and open ceilings. It includes three new prestige beauty brands, a full fragrance offer, cosmetics and health and beauty in addition to Farmers home, toys and fashion offers,” Power said.
The two retailers are a welcome addition to Tauranga Crossing, according to Tauranga Crossing chief executive Steve Lewis, who notes 2018 has been a successful year for the centre.
“Once Stage 2 of the centre is completed in April 2019 we will have 45,000 sqm of lettable area open to the public, making Tauranga Crossing the largest retail destination in the Bay of Plenty,” Lewis said.
The development aims to add up to 70 additional international and national fashion, apparel and general merchandise retailers, serviced by more than 1700 car spots, and anchored by a two=level dining precinct.