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Openings & closings

Openings & closings Archives

Popular footwear brand Bared to open new store in Brisbane

The popular Melbourne footwear brand is set to open its first store in Brisbane later this year, giving it a total of fi...

Alquemie Group to launch National Geographic stores

Famous US publishing brand’s apparel offer to feature in new trans-Tasman chain.

“A focal point of Australian retail”: Inside Lotte’s new Sydney store

Earlier this month, South Korean retail giant Lotte Duty Free launched a three-level boutique store in the Sydney CBD, b...

Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses looks to expand drive-thru model

Family-owned Ferguson Plarre Bakehouse has launched its first drive-thru bakery, in South Morang, Victoria.

Why Italian food hall brand Mercato Centrale is expanding to Melbourne

Premium Italian food hall Mercato Centrale is set to open its first location outside of Italy with the launch of a new, ...

Dior opens pop up in Melbourne

The materials favoured in this collection include fabrics mostly associated with menswear.

Inside Four Pillars’ new copper-veiled distillery

The new space more than doubles the business’ footprint, was constructed using recycled and upcycled materials, and will...
Ikea to launch small-format planning studio concept in Australia

Ikea to launch small-format Planning Studio concept in Australia

Unlike Ikea's traditional warehouse-like stores, the Planning Studio is sized between 300-500sqm and designed for custom...

“Something special”: Harris Farm makes Canberra comeback

A new 4,500sqm Majura Park store will reintroduce Canberrans to the Harris Farm Markets store, and will create the oppor...

Lotte Duty Free opens Sydney CBD boutique

The expansion is part of Lotte Duty Free’s strategy to lead the duty-free market in Australia and to increase its influe...

Harris Farm Markets commits to Canberra flagship store

Construction of the store will commence in the middle of this year.

Swimwear label Fella opens first store, in Sydney’s Paddington

Niche swimwear label Fella has opened its first own-brand store, in the hip Sydney suburb of Paddington.

Coca-Cola opens London flagship store

Located ​​on Long Acre, Covent Garden, the new destination features clothing collections fro sportswear to sustainable a...

Harris Scarfe opens its largest store yet, in Queensland

CEO Graham Dean said the store offers an enhanced in-store experience with a large selection of brands.

Lush launches a 24-hour vending machine

The Ilocker vending machine is designed by Anmac, whose owners are well known TV and movie set designers Andrew Alpine a...

Hell jumps the Tasman to Australia

The brand’s first store will offer its signature Kiwi menu with free-range ingredients, and catering to vegans, vegetari...

Melbourne’s Salt&Pepper makes first interstate foray

The brand has been focussing on growing its brick and mortar footprint after witnessing a significant expansion of its e...

Dan Murphy’s opens premium concept store stocking rare wines

On-demand tastings are available any day of the week and the store plans to host events such as wine masterclasses.

Rodd & Gunn to open global flagship in Brisbane

The interior design features American oak wood flooring, wool rugs, tan leather, and brass accents throughout.

Dymocks to open SA’s largest bookstore

The business has worked closely with award-winning Adelaide architect Grieve Gillett Andersen to preserve the building’s...