- Smith & Caughey's
Smith & Caughey's is a mid-sized
department storechain in New Zealand, and is considered to be a top-range store. [" [http://www.nzherald.co.nz/topic/story.cfm?c_id=318&objectid=10415766 Christmas shopping kicks in a week late] " - " The New Zealand Herald", Sunday 17 December 2006]
One of the older companies of the country, it was established in 1880 by Marianne Smith as a
draperystore," [http://www.nzherald.co.nz/location/story.cfm?l_id=164&objectid=10335300 Smith & Caughey's enchanting celebration] " - " The New Zealand Herald", Wednesday 13 July 2005] [ [http://www.smithandcaughey.co.nz/Default.aspx?tabid=88 About Us] (from the official store website)] and is the oldest Auckland department store. [" [http://subs.nzherald.co.nz/topic/story.cfm?c_id=318&objectid=10399852 Retail therapy: New life for old store] " - " The New Zealand Herald", Thursday 07 September 2006] Currently, it is mostly fashion-oriented, with sections of jewelry and homewares.
They have stores in Auckland (Queen Street, City Centre and Broadway, Newmarket), with the Newmarket store being in a mid-1880s heritage building constructed by the company. [ [http://www.newmarket.net.nz/100.html Newmarket - Heritage Walk] (from the website of the Newmarket business association)] The Queen Street store, also in an old heritage building, was once famous for its 'Chefs Bar' established by Otto Groen." [http://www.nzherald.co.nz/topic/story.cfm?c_id=365&objectid=10426479 Trailblazers who put sophistication and savvy on the Kiwi menu] " - "
The New Zealand Herald", Thursday 01 March 2007]
* [http://www.smithandcaughey.co.nz Smith & Caughey's] (official store website)
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