News

Robins Kitchen set to re-open within three weeks

RE-OPENING: Gympie’s Robins Kitchen will open again despite their former shop in Gympie Central now being a Madhouse Gift Shop.
RE-OPENING: Gympie’s Robins Kitchen will open again despite their former shop in Gympie Central now being a Madhouse Gift Shop. Craig Warhurst

GYMPIE'S Robins Kitchen, at Gympie Central, is set to re-open within three weeks.

The store's former owners, Lineville Pty Ltd, was placed in voluntary administration and closed just before Christmas last year leaving a lot of customers with worthless gift cards.

But in a boost for Gympie's and Queensland's economy 51 Robins Kitchen stores are set to re-open around the state. Global Retail Brands Pty Ltd the owner of House Corporate Pty Ltd (House) yesterday confirmed that Robins Kitchen would welcome customers back during the next three weeks.

GRB successfully purchased the brand, intellectual property and fixed assets including fixtures and fittings of Robins Kitchen from the liquidator.

GRB will also be seeking to interview previous staff of Robins Kitchen with a view to engaging them in the new venture. This means that approximately 300 jobs will be retained.

The company is working hard to ensure stores are fitted-out, merchandised and re-stocked with the best brands, ready to commence trading as soon as possible.

Fifteen Robins Kitchen stores per week will open for the next three weeks, commencing immediately, with the remaining six stores opening before Easter.

Global Retail Brands Pty Ltd Executive Chairman, Mr Steven Lew said "we are pleased to confirm that Robins Kitchen will be in a position to re-open its doors in the weeks ahead."

Gympie Times

Topics:  bankruptcy robins kitchen



Date nights under $50

ACCORDING to The Bachelor falling in love involves helicopter rides, private jets, shopping trips, and we mustn’t forget the hot tubs.

Brisbane's arts and culture events centre stage

You loved the film, now you're about to love the musical. Don't miss The Bodyguard The Musical in Brisbane this July.

THE arts and culture events you don't want to miss.

Homewares stores to fulfil your Instagram dreams

No Caption

You too can become an Insta-star with these fab stores.

Top 10 Brisbane experiences to cross off your bucket list

Do yourself a favour and get amongst the food truck scene. Eat Street is a great place to start.

A GOOD bucket list doesn’t have to span continents or cost millions.

Six mega sporting events you need to be at this year

Don't miss all the action trackside this season.

IF THERE is one thing Brisbane does damn well, it’s play host.

Six reasons to get to Brisbane this Autumn

The Brisbane Powerhouse has free comedy on Friday nights.

AUTUMN has to be up there with one of the best seasons of the year.

The best things to do in Brisbane are FREE. Yes, FREE

Mt Coot-tha is a seriously gorgeous way to start your day.

HEADING to the big smoke doesn’t have to come with a big price tag.

Stolen guns still missing: court

GUN THEFT:Guns and ammunition were stolen and some firearms have yet to be recovered in a case before Gympie Magistrates Court this week.

Unrecovered stolen guns a threat to the community, court told

Cricketing feud leads to bloody bar assault

Gympie District Court House, Channon Street, Gympie. August 11, 2015.Photo Patrick Woods / Gympie Times

Assault left man with multiple fractures and cuts to head/face

Local Partners

Rebel Wilson says she didn’t have to lie to make it

I’M not glamorous, but that doesn’t make me a liar: that’s the message from Rebel Wilson on her second day in the witness box.

All bets on Judah to win battle to become the Voice

Judah Kelly from The Voice.

Judah Kelly is the clear favourite to win the competition.

Kim Kardashian slammed over Manchester tribute

Kim Kardashian's tribute to Manchester didn't go down well

Top Gun 2 movie is happening, Tom Cruise confirms

Tom Cruise in a scene from the movie Top Gun.

TOM Cruise delights fans with announcement on Sunrise.

The first Baywatch movie reviews are in

From left, Jon Bass, Alex Daddario, Zac Efron, Dwayne Johnson, Kelly Rohrbach, and Ilfenesh Hadera in a scene from the movie Baywatch.

Critics were less than impressed.

Boyfriend loses it over sex lie

Stacey Louise’s sex lie destroys her relationship.

SEVEN Year Switch’s Stacey told a fib about her sex life.

Why Crowe’s thankful for those ‘bulls**t’ rumours

Russell Crowe and Terri Irwin in 2007.

Crowe and Terri Irwin have been dodging dating rumours for years now

How Toowoomba house prices compare in Australia

For sale sign in front of home.

Here's what $700,000 will buy you in Toowoomba, Brisbane and Sydney

One of Maryborough's most historic homes is still for sale

FULL OF HISTORY: Trisha Moulds is owner of the historic Tinana state known as Rosehill. The beautiful home is currently for sale.

It has been the scene of both joy and tragedies over the years.

The face of the Sunshine Coast's overpriced rental crisis

Alyx Wilson had to rent a $385 unit in Currimundi because the market was too competitive for cheaper rental housing. She is now renting a room from friends who own a house in Currimundi, and says its much more affordable.

Young people feel the strain in competitive, expensive rental market

WATCH: Take a tour of a tradie's dream home

5a Bruce Hiskens Court, Norman Gardens, going for $720,000. INSET: Lea Taylor.

Huge block with potential for anything

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!