Finally a clue that Kmart is definitely coming to town, Muffin Break are advertising an Invercargill franchise for sale, which usually would be no big deal but what the advert describes as its location.
The advert reads..
“A Muffin Break bakery café business opportunity is now available to buy in the soon-to-be built Kmart development in Invercargill, South Island, New Zealand.”
The rumour mill has been going for years about Kmart coming to Invercargill
The location for a Kmart has long been speculated and planned to go on the Clyde, Forth street block where Brownies Mattresses, Clean Biz are located, along with a city centre site, neither have been confirmed by Kmart.
The standard official comment from Kmart Australian head office when whatsoninvers.nz have approached them for comment on the chances of an Invercargill store.
“My name is Natalie and part of the corporate affairs team at Kmart.
I understand you have reached out in regards to Invercargill. Please see below our statement in response to your enquiry.
We are always looking for new locations to bring people our everyday low prices, and that includes Invercargill. We’ll advise the community with a formal announcement once plans are confirmed.
Should you wish to quote the above, please reference Kmart spokesperson.
Also can I kindly ask moving forward any queries you may have to reach out to myself.
All the best.
We have reached out to Kmart for comment on this latest development.