13 September 2018

Media release

Stockland Rockhampton today announced that it will be expanding its fashion offering with an all new Platypus Shoes opening at the town centre this month.

As the first Platypus Shoes for region, the new store will be taking over 120 square metres of floor space at the Kmart end of the shopping centre and is set to become the number one sneaker destination in Rockhampton.

Fiona Papworth, Regional Retail Manager, Stockland, said “We are thrilled to be introducing this exciting new retailer to Stockland Rockhampton as we continue to build a diverse retail offering that meets the wants and needs of our local community.

“With a great range of iconic sneaker brands from around the world, and a passionate team dedicated to helping shoppers find their unique look, Platypus Shoes will make a fantastic addition to our current fashion offering.”

Daniel Agostinelli, Group CEO of Accent Group, said: “We are very excited to be opening a new Platypus store at Stockland Rockhampton and can’t wait to introduce shoppers to our extensive collection of iconic global brands.

“We pride ourselves on stocking the latest and greatest footwear and apparel and look forward to bringing a new sense of style to the Rockhampton region.

“We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Store Manager at the new store and would like to encourage all locals who are passionate about sneakers to apply.”

The new Platypus Shoes store is set to open its doors later this month, with the official opening scheduled for Thursday 20th September.

The largest regional shopping centre between Maroochydore and Mackay Stockland Rockhampton includes a Woolworths, Coles, Kmart, Big W, Harris Scarfe, ten mini-majors, over 160 specialty stores and a 6 screen Birch Carroll and Coyle Cinema.

Stockland Rockhampton opened the first H&M, Mimco and Peter Alexander in Central Queensland in late 2017. The town centre also features an all-weather casual dining precinct incorporating specialty dining offers including Guzman Y Gomez, Burger Urge and Max Brenner.