David Jones may very well come to Auckland next, a retail expert says, but its choice of sites won’t necessarily be limited to the downtown CBD. First Retail managing director Chris Wilkinson says there are several sites around the city of sails the retailer could set up shop in. We explore David Jones’ plans for its Wellington store and where it could go next.
It’s not just international fashion retailers that want a slice of the New Zealand pie – food retailers are eyeing it up, too. As part of an ongoing series, Here Come the Giants, we talk to JLL New Zealand’s head of retail about which retailer might come here next, who consumers want to see and international food retailers’ interest in Auckland.