D.I.C. (department store)
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Prior to its takeover by Arthur Barnett, the D.I.C had stores in the following locations. Unless stated, they were rebranded as Arthur Barnett/D.I.C. eventually closing in 1991:
- Dunedin, corner of The Octagon and Princes Street (original store - closed in 1991)
- Invercargill (rebranded Arthur Barnett, then Farmers Trading Company)
- Christchurch, Cashel Street (opened in 1885, burned down in 1908 and rebuilt, merged with Beath's department store in 1978 in shifted into their premises, rebranded Arthur Barnett/D.I.C, then again as Arthur Barnett, and closed in 2005)
- Wellington, Lambton Quay (building now owned by Kirkcaldie & Stains, the store houses several K&S departments)
- Palmerston North (former Milne & Choyce store)
- Lower Hutt
- Central Auckland (formerly George Court & Sons)
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- "Christchurch retailer Arthur Barnett to close". New Zealand Herald. 2006-02-01. Retrieved 2010-03-02.