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Openings & closings

Openings & closings Archives

H&M unveils first standalone Home concept store in Paris

Customers visiting H&M Home are also able to get fresh seasonal flowers from its in house florist Bunchery with monogram...

Aje makes big bet on athleisure with rollout of Aje Athletica stores

The designer fashion brand plans to open 11 new Aje Athletica stores in the next 10 months, taking its physical footprin...

“Not surprised”: Experts react to Amazon’s reported department store plan

What would an Amazon department store look like, and would it succeed?

Exclusive: PAS Group to relaunch Italian denim brand Replay in ANZ

The cult denim brand counts Neymar and Usain Bolt as its ambassadors. Soon, it will open its first standalone store in t...

Auckland’s first Green Star supermarket to open by Christmas

As a Green Star development, the supermarket has been designed, built and will operate in an environmentally conscious w...

Countdown to build Metro supermarket in repurposed Wanaka service station

Countdown says the store – the first Metro to be built in the South Island – will stock a “curated grocery range” and su...

Redefining the record store: Could it be third time lucky for HMV?

UK-based music retailer HMV is returning to the high street with plans for 10 store openings this year.

Burberry opens new London flagship

Burberry Sloane Street’s design features the brand’s signature pattern and colours - beige, black, white and red.

From Dragon Ball to Doraemon: How physical retail is shaking up anime

Anime retailer Hakken! expands physical presence with second store opening in Singapore.

Aldi Australia launches Corner Store in convenience push

Discount supermarket Aldi is this week opening a smaller, convenience store offer in North Sydney.

Tiffany & Co launches in Vietnam

Tiffany & Co Vietnam houses a full range of jewellery and accessories, including its latest Tiffany T Collection.
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Gap to close all 81 stores across the UK, Ireland

US apparel company keen to retain a presence – most likely online only.

Mecca opens largest New Zealand store yet

The new Mecca store features four beauty service zones, offering more than 20 different services across skin treatments,...

Inside Lego’s immersive new global store design

The Lego Group will debut a new immersive retail format in New York City on Friday as it seeks to strengthen brand love ...

How Ralph Lauren aims to reach the next generation of consumers

The retailer has just opened two new stores in Australia as it looks to return to sustainable long-term growth post-Covi...