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Kiwi Property completes $277 million Sylvia Park expansion project

Kiwi Property completes $277 million Sylvia Park expansion project

Retail landlord Kiwi Property said its Sylvia Park Level 1 expansion is complete and will be unveiled on October 15. The galleria’s expansion, which spans more than 20,000sqm, adds more retail space to the ...
Wellington CBD vacancy rate up 50 per cent in Covid-19’s wake
Bunnings has opened one of its biggest stores in the country
Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger to open first standalone stores in NZ next year
Apple Singapore’s floating store opens at Marina Bay

Stores Archives

Retail’s new kids on the bricks-and-mortar block

The Explore Store offers a different experience to the new Express store in Warringah Mall.
Image of Singtel store
Store tech

How a Singaporean telco built the world’s best store

Here’s how the innovative Unboxed store from major Singaporean telco Singtel works.
Kmart Ashburton

Kmart to anchor new Ashburton retail development

Discount department-store Kmart has been named as the anchor of a new retail development scheduled to open in Ashburton ...
Ben & Jerry's St Kilda

Ben & Jerry’s to open first standalone store in Wellington

Ben & Jerry’s is to open its first permanent physical store in Wellington this November.
Store design

Inside Coco Republic’s new outdoor concept showrooms

Just in time for spring, furniture retailer Coco Republic has recently unveiled three new outdoor concept showrooms in S...
Cranfields interior

Cranfields doubles down, as Wellington emerges from Covid-19 crisis

Wellington giftware retailer Cranfields has opened its second store despite the challenging current economic environment...
Off White store interior, London
Store design

Made in Milan: Off-White opens London store

Italian fashion label Off-White has opened a London store this week, showcasing the brand’s modern approach to fashion a...
Mitre 10 construction

Mitre 10 Wanaka store to be 50 per cent self powered

Hardware chain Mitre 10 says construction of its Wanaka Mega store is underway with its rooftop solar array now installe...
Auckland City CBD

Pandemic set to mute new retail development in greater Auckland

Despite some 57,000sqm of new space being added to Auckland’s retail inventory in the second half of this year, the pros...
The front of the Nike Rise store featuring a huge image of a basketballer at the front at night.
Store tech

How Covid is changing the game for experiential retail

It may be some time before customers feel safe coming back to stores, but online shopping doesn’t have to be dull and fu...

Kiwi Property completes $277 million Sylvia Park expansion project

The galleria’s expansion, which spans over 20,000sqm, adds more retail space to the shopping centre, bringing it to a to...
Shore City Takapuna

Shore City secures long-term Farmers renewal, new Whitcoulls

Shore City, the North Shore of Auckland’s original major shopping centre, has secured a 15-year lease renewal from ancho...
The glamorous entry to the Twinings flagship store.

Inside Twinings’ London flagship store

Twinings' only direct-to-consumer store has undergone a major revamp, and is inviting customers to experience the brand ...

Apple Singapore’s floating store opens at Marina Bay

Apple’s most ambitious store project yet will open its doors to the public this Thursday, a round structure that appears...
Store design

Inside Nike’s new House of Innovation

Sportswear brand Nike opens first European flagship store.
Cuba Street Wellington

Wellington CBD vacancy rate up 50 per cent in Covid-19’s wake

Vacant retail space in Wellington’s CBD rose to more than 7000sqm in the June quarter reflecting a vacancy rate of 6.7 p...

Calvin Klein Underwear makes NZ debut, at Commercial Bay

New Zealand’s first freestanding Calvin Klein Underwear store has opened its doors to the public at Commercial Bay.

Apple Singapore’s ‘floating store’ wows Instagram community

Apple Singapore’s new ‘floating store’ built in the harbour in front of the Marina Bay Sands integrated resort has not y...

Taco Bell to launch first store outside of Auckland

The business will launch two new stores in the coming months.

Allbirds steps into South Korea

New Zealand footwear label expands retail network into South Korea.