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Building a retail bond

  Bonds may be retail’s new kid on the block, but the iconic Aussie brand is shaking up the sector as it prepares to take on a new market – childrenswear. Bonds’ latest concept store, Bonds Kids, opened last year at Melbourne’s Westfield Doncaster, and is part of the Pacific Brands-owned company’s aggressive push from wholesale to bricks and mortar retail. Since opening its first Bonds adult store in May 2012, also at Westfield Doncaster, Bonds has grown its network to 17 stor