Close
 

Newmarket retail road back in business

  • News
  • November 13, 2017
Newmarket retail road back in business

Newmarket’s Teed Street has finished its renovation to create a wider, more accommodating, retail hub for Newmarket customers.

Among the changes to the area include a widened foot path, new native trees planted, bio-retention rain gardens placed and more outside art and seating to accommodate Teed Streets many local shoppers.

The renovations started in May of this year, road works and construction caused issued for retailers along the street who will now be enjoying the brand-new area and its possibilities.

Newmarket Business Association CEO, Mark Knoff-Thomas said he is delighted with the outcome.

 “Obviously major projects like this cause noise, disruption and changes to normal routines. However, now that it’s all finished, we are very focused on getting back to normal as quickly as possible. We really want people to come and have a look and enjoy the new streetscape.

 “From a shoppers’ perspective, the footpaths are the most dramatic difference. On the northern side of the street the footpaths have gone from 1.6 metres to 3.8 metres wide, and on the north-facing southern side from 2.3 metres to 5.5 metres. This means you no longer have to squeeze past cars, so it’s definitely going to make a positive impact to the area.

 “We are very grateful to our businesses and consumersfor their patience, and hope that everyone can now get on and enjoy the upgraded street. We’re heading into the busiest shopping time of the year and think shoppers will really enjoy this new space,” said Knoff-Thomas.

Renovations will continue onwards for Newmarket as the destruction and renovation of Farmers and 277 respectively, starts this year. 

This is a community discussion forum. Comment is free but please respect our rules:

  1. Don’t be abusive or use sweary type words
  2. Don’t break the law: libel, slander and defamatory comments are forbidden
  3. Don’t resort to name-calling, mean-spiritedness, or slagging off
  4. Don’t pretend to be someone else.

If we find you doing these things, your comments will be edited without recourse and you may be asked to go away and reconsider your actions.
We respect the right to free speech and anonymous comments. Don’t abuse the privilege.

 
News

What’s in store for The Everything Store?

After years of persistent rumours, Amazon has confirmed its arrival in the Australian market. Is it coming to New Zealand next? If so, what should ...

 
 

New Nespresso retail concept takes aim at queues

  • Design
  • January 18, 2018
  • Sarah Dunn
New Nespresso retail concept takes aim at queues

Coffee-pod retailer Nespresso has opened a new concept store in the Auckland suburb of Albany which aims for an immersive shopping experience. The boutique, which opened in December 2017, boasts an experiential design and virtual queuing system.

Read more
 
 

Expert advice for Amazon's arrival

  • News
  • January 18, 2018
  • Sarah Dunn
Expert advice for Amazon's arrival

As part of a recent feature series on Amazon's Australian launch, our panel of retail experts - Massey University’s Professor Jonathan Elms; Sell Global’s Hamish Conway and Retail X’s Juanita Neville-Te Rito – each offered detailed advice on how retailers should adapt their offering to be more resilient against the Amazon effect.

Read more
 
topics
Amazon Arrival
Keeping up with all things Amazon as it ...
The Retail Yearbook 2017
As we battle our way through the busiest ...
The future is bright
We spoke with four retailers in their twenties ...
Hospitality enhancing retail
Some think food and integrated hospitality offerings will ...
Spotlight on signage
At first glance, the humble in-store sign might ...
Red Awards 2016
The Red Awards for retail interior design celebrate ...
Auckland Unitary Plan
Auckland is changing. The Unitary Plan will decide ...
Sisterhood
Women in retail help one another. We spoke ...
All things to all people
Kiwi retailers share their omnichannel strategies.
How to open a store
Sarah Dunn considers what it would take to ...
Rising stars
Retail's top young achievers.
Delivering on your promises
The sale isn't over until your item is ...
Retail in heartland New Zealand
Retailers keep the regions pumping, but how strong ...
The changing face of retail
Shifting demographics are creating big changes in New ...
The retail yearbook
With the help of experts in the retail ...
Retail rogues
We put the spotlight on staff training. Jai ...
Here come the giants
Topshop has arrived in Auckland’s CBD, David Jones ...
From retail to e-tail
Ecommerce has become part of the way mainstream ...
Loyalty in the digital age
How are retailers maintaining loyalty? Sarah Dunn, Elly ...
Window shopping: A spotlight on social media
Sarah Dunn and Elly Strang look at how ...
The Innovators | In partnership with Spark Business
Technology is rapidly changing the retail industry as ...
 
News

Tricks of the trade: Jon Macdonald

The Trade Me marketplace is easily New Zealand’s largest online retailer. Courtney Devereux talks to chief executive Jon Macdonald about the strong community that has ...

 
 
 

Andrea Moore is in liquidation

  • News
  • January 17, 2018
  • Sarah Dunn
Andrea Moore is in liquidation

Less than a year after a successful headline runway show at New Zealand Fashion Week, womenswear label Andrea Moore is in liquidation to the tune of $2.54 million.

Read more
 
Next page
Results for
Topics
Jobs
About us.

The Register provides essential industry news and intelligence, updated daily. And the digital newsletter delivers the latest news to your inbox twice a week — for free!

©2009–2015 Tangible Media. All rights reserved.
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Privacy policy.

Advertise
The Register

editor@theregister.co.nz

Content marketing/advertising? Email anita@tangiblemedia.co.nz or call 022 639 3004

View Media Kit

}