Sunshine Mitre 10 opens

The Block’s Scott Cam and Sunshine Mitre 10 chief executive officer Darren Jordison open the mega store in Gympie on Saturday.
The Block’s Scott Cam and Sunshine Mitre 10 chief executive officer Darren Jordison open the mega store in Gympie on Saturday.

GYMPIE'S new $10 million Sunshine Mitre 10 store passed its first test on Saturday, accommodating the thousands of people arriving for the grand opening.

The streets around the warehouse were gridlocked for most of the day as customers arrived in droves to check out the state-of-the-art store and meet the stars from the hit Nine Network TV show The Block.

Sunshine Mitre 10 chief executive officer Darren Jordison said the number of people at the opening was a real surprise for the organisation.

"It was awesome," Mr Jordison said.

"We are not exactly sure how many people were in the store, but there was thousands, that's for sure.

"It's fair to say it exceeded expectations."

Mr Jordison said they expected a lot of people in the store for the opening because his team had put a lot of work into the day and the cast of The Block were going to be on site, but the response by the people of Gympie was overwhelming.

He said the store had handled the influx of people well.

"We still have a few little teething problems to sort out over the next few weeks, but the majority of customers were very happy."

He asked customers to be understanding while they worked on bedding down the operations of the new store.

"Our priority is to keep customer service high," he said.

Mr Jordison thanked TV personalities Ben Dark, Scott Cam and the cast of The Block for attending the opening.

He said they were very professional and humble in their dealings with the people of Gympie.

Gympie Times

Topics:  celebrity, gympie, store opening, sunshine mitre 10, the block



Local Real Estate

finda logo
Featured Real Estate
STEEL FRAME HOMES OWNER... STEEL FRAME HOMES OWNER BUILDERS Great deals to suite each Individual. Quality, ...
FULLY SELF CONTAINED MOD... FULLY SELF CONTAINED MOD HOMES $14,990K for 6 x 2.4 x 2.5m ...
Great Beginnings Break... Auction On Site 20...
House 3 1 2
BUDGET PRICED HOME $215,000
House 3 1

Featured Jobs

finda logo

Gympie jobs listed daily

Featured Jobs
GENERAL MANAGER ... Gladstone Full Time $120 - $150
Senior Hair Stylist Gympie Full Time
Sales & Marketing... Gympie Full Time


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Job Listings

Search for your next job now.
Learn More

View today's ePaper!

Read the digital edition
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Property Listings

Search for a property online right now.
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

Horoscopes

Virgo

Your dreams are vivid, and there may be some psychic experiences that will help you come to a conclusion over a problem. Trust your instincts.

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save