By Wares September 28, 2018 Industry news

New BSH showroom coming soon, new member for Appnet, the legacy of Manawatu's finest is carried on and there's good things happening in Hawera...

BSH Home Appliances showroom coming soon!

Welcome to the industry, Holly Page.

Holly is the Showroom Manager of BSH Home Appliances' much anticipated new Auckland facility.

Due to open mid-October at 65 Parnell Rise, Auckland, the showroom will feature Bosch, Gaggenau and Neff products.

Holly's an experienced retail sales manager with a track record working in the luxury goods industry (Tiffany to be precise), which might suggest the style and pitch of the new Parnell facility...

The picture above is NOT indicative of the new facility by the way - more soon!


New member for Appnet and Betta

New to the Appliance Network Society as a Betta Reseller member, Home Spot is a soon to be opened store in Taumarunui.

Due to open its doors on Hakiaha Street on 1 November, key personnel at Home Spot are Jonathan Saunders and Kevin Stevens.

Kevin has been successfully fronting the Home & Heating store in Turangi (also a Betta Electrical member), while Jonathan also has a strong retail background, most recently with PlaceMakers.

Home Spot Taumarunui has a Facebook page here.


New owner to carry Jim Bulloch's legacy forward

A recent article on revealed that retail icon Manawatū TV and Sound (above), the baby for many years of the late Jim Bulloch, was "coming back to life".

New owner Brendon Gilbert has rebadged the store as Manawatū Sound Hub but has fond memories of the store in its heyday and says he wishes to carry on Jim's legacy in the region.

Read the Stuff article in full here and find out all about Jim Bulloch's life and times here.


T&H among Taranaki's top retailers

Another Appnet member did good recently, when T&H Appliances were awarded 2nd place in the Best Retail Individual category in Hawera's Business Awards.

Well done, Heather and team!


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