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Openings & closings

Openings & closings Archives

Romeo Retail Group

Ciao, Sydney: Romeo’s IGA brings taste of Europe to railside retail

Romeo’s takes a stab at premium groceries with European-style fresh food market and dine-in restaurant.
Countdown supermarkets

Countdown opens at Wynyard Quarter

Spanning 650sqm on the ground floor of the building, the metro store is the chain’s second smallest store.

How Green Common is shifting the mindset of meat eaters

Singapore has just welcomed a revolutionary food retail destination that is redefining plant-based eating.

Ikea opens stand-alone planning studio in Singapore

Spanning 65sqm, the studio was modelled after a 3-room HDB flat that has been designed for small-scale living space.

Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg to bring burger chain to New Zealand

Five Wahlburger stores will be launched in New Zealand in the coming years.

Why Pomelo is betting big on stores in Southeast Asia

Over the past two years, online women’s fashion business Pomelo has expanded rapidly offline, building up a network of 2...

Retail news from around the globe

The top international retail stories this week.

Retail Lab: Inside Grown Alchemist’s holistic new store concept

Clean skincare brand Grown Alchemist has opened its first bricks-and-mortar store, and it’s like nothing else on the mar...

Why Arc’teryx is taking a ‘less is more’ approach to product mix

The Canadian outdoor brand is prioritising versatility and simplicity in its product mix to help customers buy better.
Bulgari window display

Bulgari to launch in New Zealand

Italian luxury house to make its debut in Auckland.

Evo Cycles eyes becoming New Zealand’s largest bike chain

Evo Cycles has opened two more stores as it expands its footprint across the country.

New Zealand to get its first Vans store

Vans is to open its first store in New Zealand.

A look inside Meidi-Ya’s largest flagship store in Singapore

The upmarket grocery store features delicacies flown in straight from Japan and a food hall with seating for 88 people.
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Mulberry to open first NZ store at Westfield Newmarket

British retailer Mulberry is about to make its New Zealand debut.

Wanaka’s new Mitre 10 Mega store opens

New Zealand's newest Mitre 10 Mega is now open in Wanaka, in the South Island.