Behind each of your favourite stores are passionate, hardworking people who welcome you to take part in their story, every time you walk in. Here, we introduce you to the faces behind some of your favourite Stockland Wendouree retailers. Learn about the history of their business, the products and services they offer and what they love about their local community.
Meet Branko from Mister Minit
Tell us about your store?
Mister Minit is a multinational brand that’s been around for 65 years. At one stage it was the biggest chain store in the World. 20 years ago, it was split up into several groups and franchised. I took on the Wendouree Franchise 15 years ago.
What products, services or experiences do you offer?
We repair shoes, cut keys, do engraving, watch repairs, auto keys as well as iPhone screen and battery replacement.
What do you love about your store?
Mister Minit gives us the chance to interact with so many different people and that we are able to give our customers reliable service
What do you love about our local community?
We love the loyalty that is shown in our community
Why do you think shopping centres are important?
Stockland Wendouree Shopping Centre is important to us because of the customer volume and for customers it’s the convenience of shopping in comfort.
What is your current role and main responsibilities?
I am the Owner-Operator, as well as employer, team leader and book keeper.
What do you love most about your job?
I love interacting with our customers
What is your most memorable moment in your store?
Most memorable would be a response from a customer on how good the engraving job was.
What’s three words that describe your store?
Welcoming, friendly and willing to help.