December 2019: awpl delivers first of 2 new flagship stores in gateway to Australia’s national capital.
The region’s leading travel retailer awpl has opened News@CBR, a news and travel essentials concept exclusive to Canberra Airport.
A stunning 284sqm flagship store located immediately after security, News@CBR resets the benchmark in Australian news and travel essentials. Inside the store, customers will find news, books, magazines, stationery, beverages, snacking, confectionary, technology, gifts, souvenirs, toys, and travel essentials.
”“Canberra Airport is proud to partner with AWPL who share the same culture of excellence and commitment to the customer."Richard SnowHead of Property, Canberra Airport
Richard Snow, Head of Property at Canberra Airport, said “Canberra Airport is proud to partner with awpl who share the same culture of excellence and commitment to the customer. We know their ideas and their experience will create an even stronger customer journey and help us continue to contribute to the economic growth of our region”.
awpl Managing Director Costa Kouros said: “News@CBR represents the beginning of an exciting partnership between two longstanding family businesses in Canberra Airport and awpl. We are excited to have delivered a store dedicated to Canberra and unique to Canberra Airport, designed to represent the nation’s capital in a world-class airport environment. “
News@CBR will form an integral part of the customer journey and enhance the sense of place at Canberra Airport. Opened in conjunction with the first stage of new retail specialty stores at Canberra Airport, News@CBR will be joined in 2020 by Merchant Canberra, a celebration of Canberra and Australia.