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Tradesman NEWS - First MASTERS Store Opens

- Competition in Home Improvement starts now - Unbeatable value, great service, amazing quality, fantastic range 1st September 2011: The very first Masters Home Improvement store in Australia throws open its doors today, bringing much needed competition and choice to consumers. Inside customers will experience a whole new home improvement offer with more than 35,000 products from the world’s leading manufacturers, most at prices never seen before in Australia. Offering unparalleled customer service in a light bright store environment, every detail of the new Masters store has been designed to meet the needs of home improvement shoppers regardless of whether they’re looking for a bag of mulch or a high specification kitchen. Stallings said: “Our expert team has put an incredible amount of thought and passion into every aspect of the store to deliver a better overall experience for customers. We’ve created paint displays modeled on cosmetic counters to help you pick your perfect colour scheme, scoured the globe to bring you Honda engine lawnmowers for less than $500 and sourced handmade Italian porcelain tiles at a bargain price. We’ve literally left no stone unturned to deliver quality, range, value and service on a scale that will really surprise.” A fraction of the many store highlights include: •High spec European designer kitchens and accessories at flat pack prices and quality on-trend flat pack kitchens for a steal •The widest choice of paint colours, finishes and effects in the Southern Hemisphere with cutting edge ‘pixel perfect’ mixing technology •Easy to follow ‘how to’ guides throughout the store to help you manage your project •150 staff, 7 service desks and 35 customer service call buttons – you won’t have to wait longer than a minute for extra help •A huge range of sustainable products, from biodegradable paint brushes and recycled teak garden furniture to worm fridges and FSC timber •Multi-function checkouts that can easily switch from manned to self-service Braybrook store manager Andrew Guy said: “My friendly, approachable store team have received more than 10,000 hours of training to ensure they are ready and able to help customers solve an array of common DIY problems. Our job is to assist customers to find everything they need to complete their project on time and on budget so please come and put us to the test.” An extensive drive through trade area caters to the needs of busy professionals and also offers outstanding value, service and quality. Trade customers will find familiar brands as well as exclusive products from the world’s best trade suppliers. The Braybrook store will open from 7am to 9pm Monday to Friday and 7am to 6pm on weekends. The store will host community BBQ events every weekend and is also home to a McDonald’s and McCafe with playground. Masters is a joint venture between Woolworths and leading US home improvement retailer Lowe’s. There are currently 20 stores under construction across Australia. http:--masters.com.au-about-media-first-masters-store-opens-today-in-braybrook-melbourne<-a>
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