A brand new Builders store is opening its doors at Cresta Shopping Centre on November 26, 2020. The first branch to open within a super-regional mall, Builders Cresta will offer the full Builders Express range of products and services the brand is trusted for including a garden centre and a paint tinting and mixing counter. Other departments to look forward to include power tools, flat pack furniture and building materials. Shoppers can also expect services such as delivery, installation and assembly as well as free pool water analysis and more.
This store represents a significant shift from standalone format stores and is a part of the brand’s effort to respond to the needs of those that prefer one destination for all their shopping needs. “Now shoppers visiting the mall to purchase groceries, fashion, cosmetics and electronic goods, can also shop our broad DIY offering ranging from seasonal appliances, flooring, electrical, plumbing, plants and related hardware services” shares Munier Solomon, marketing operations manager at Builders.
Builders Cresta will offer customers 2 267sqm of store space and an external dispatch yard of 714sqm. “We will also be offering shopper services that are found in any of our other Builders stores ranging from gas refills and exchanges, click and collect and much more” adds Solomon.
Technology features prominently throughout the 2 267sqm store and is enabled by free WIFI, high-definition screens, and tablets conveniently located across the store giving customers the opportunity to shop and place orders, as well as view promotions and search for product information or inspirational DIY content. As with all the brand’s new stores, Builders Cresta will balance this technology with personable, helpful service to educate, entertain, and inspire customers.
“As Builders, we are not just for contractors. We are for homemakers, hobbyists, creators, fixers, DIYers, who visualise, build and achieve their plans” explains Andre Steyn, Builders’ vice president. “Whether you are just starting, are established, or slowing down, we work together to find ways to get it done. Our new Cresta store is conveniently placed within the shopping centre, with ample on-grade parking, for greater convenience to our shoppers who are time strapped. We will continue to increase our footprint by evaluating similar shopping centre opportunities in the future,” he adds.
Builders Cresta will operate from Monday to Friday between 07:30 and 18:00, Saturday between 08:00 and 16:00 and Sunday between 08:00 and 14:00. It will be located at Shop LA1 which can be accessed via Entrance 2.