Bonds, Lego, JB Hi-Fi open new stores at Sydney Airport
The opening is centred around creating a relaxing pre- and post-flight experience for passengers, and is located between the Jetstar and Tigerair gates.
“We’ve partnered with strong, local Australian brands to deliver our new lifestyle precinct with concepts that should appeal to everyone including technology, apparel, news and books, toys, and most importantly, a chocolatier,” Sydney Airport chief commercial officer Vanessa Orth said.
“We’re re-imagining the travel experience for our customers and look forward to delivering so much more to ensure their time at Sydney Airport is seamless and relaxing.”
The precinct also features offerings from Amcal+Express, Oakley, Ripcurl, as well as restaurants and cafes such as Veloce Cafe, Three Chocolatiers, and the first airport Fat Yak Store, which features local craft beers and wines, as well as jaffles, charcuterie boards and wood-fired pizzas.
JB Hi-Fi chief executive Richard Murray said that the brand’s initial offering in the airport’s international terminal 1 had been successful enough to warrant the investment into a standalone store in the new precinct.
“The retail refresh provided the perfect opportunity to bring our contemporary and tailored approach to tech to travellers and perfectly aligns with the direction our brand is headed,” Murray said.
The store will feature a more curated selection of products aimed specifically at travellers, while the nearby Lego store offers the brand’s best selling sets and interactive seating to entertain kids.
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