Late of September last year Sears Holdings announced its plans to possibly close 204 US Kmart stores. The same time last year Wesfarmers Kmart in Australia boosted earnings by 16.3 percent. So why are two similar stores facing two very different financial outcomes?
It looks like dangerous times ahead for fans of discount retailer Kmart: its New Zealand website has finally stepped into the ecommerce space and updated its site to feature its most popular products. For now, you can only peruse the products without buying them, with
Good news for Kmart lovers in the capital: Work is about commence on a second store in Petone. The 5200 square metre store will feature Kmart's new store layout that is being rolled out across its network and is expected to open mid-2017.
The people have spoken and they all agree: Kmart needs an online store. We can now confirm that the much loved big-box retailer is indeed going to be entering the online market space in New Zealand.
Unlike other big retail stores in New Zealand which are regularly mocked, abused and looked down upon, discount department store Kmart seems to bask in an impenetrable glow of love and affection. The Register deputy editor Elly Strang tries to explain the phenomenon that is
Tauranga’s property boom has made its way into retail, with Kmart due to open a store in Bethlehem’s $15 million redeveloped town centre. The town is short drive to the west of Tauranga’s CBD. Plus: Kiwi customers are campaigning for the retailer to bring its
Discount department store Kmart opened its first New Zealand store in Henderson in 1988 and has become a staple shop in many Kiwis’ lives. Its St Lukes store is the latest to have undergone a major refurbishment. Kmart corporate affairs manager Anita Agosta says it’s