Smith & Caughey's
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|Headquarters||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Products||apparel, cosmetics, accessories, homewares, furniture, general merchandise|
Smith & Caughey Ltd, trading as Smith & Caughey's is a mid-sized department store chain (consisting of just two premises) in Auckland, New Zealand, and is considered to be a top-range retail store.
One of the older companies of the country, it was established in 1880 by Marianne Smith as a drapery store, and is the oldest Auckland department store. Currently, it is mostly fashion-oriented, with sections of jewellery and homewares.
The company has two stores in Auckland; on Queen Street, City Centre, and Broadway, Newmarket. The flagship Queen Street store, in a heritage building, was once famous for its 'Chefs Bar' established by Otto Groen. The Newmarket store is a mid-1880s heritage building constructed by the company.
Current departments include Cosmetics, Men's & Women's Fragrance, Wellbeing, Men's Grooming, Men's Clothing, Men's Underwear & Accessories, Jewellery, Handbags, Hosiery, Women's Accessories, Women's Fashion & Lingerie at both the Queen Street and Newmarket stores. Additionally Fine Foods & Wines, Men's & Women's Shoes, Luggage, Tableware, Kitchenware, Bed & Bathware, Childrenswear & Toys are available at the Queen Street store. The company launched online shopping on its existing website in August 2013.
One of the many large-format cosmetics counters at Smith & Caughey's Queen Street, for Dior
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