Meet The Shop To Win Retailers!

Meet The Shop To Win Retailers!

Over the next few weeks, Gladstone News will be getting to know the local businesses taking part in Shop To Win Gladstone! By shopping at any of these businesses from the 2nd of November – 18th of December, you will go into the draw to win $10,000 to spend at the participating retailers. Just in time for Christmas!

Kin Kora Meats

Brendon Wilson

Tell us about the types of products and services that your business supplies or sells?

All meat lines, beef, pork, chicken, lamb, and we do smoke products as well, we smoke our own hams, bacon, and small goods.

What does it mean to you when you see people supporting local businesses?

Supporting local is a big part of our business and has been for a long period of time. I’ve been doing this for 14 years, we have two stores and we wouldn’t survive without locals supporting us. We like to give back to locals as well, we’re always sponsoring local kids footy, nippers and soccer. Locals supporting locals is what it’s all about.

Can you share a fun fact about yourself or your business?

I’ve got the best staff in Australia, the team is fabulous, it’s a joy to come to work, it’s great team environment. We all work hard but we always have a smile on our face.

What are your top pick/s for Christmas presents this year?

One of our own smoked hams, you cannot beat a double smoked ham at Christmas.

How could the winner spend $10,000 in your business?

Christmas food shopping or gift vouchers for friends and family.

Gladstone Central News and Gifts

Alison Moodie

Tell us about the types of products and services that your business supplies or sells?

News agency lines, magazines, papers and a large range of giftware and we’ve recently gone into plants and pots.

What does it mean to you when you see people supporting local businesses?

If people support me, that gives me the opportunity to support them with schools and fundraisers for local charities.

Can you share a fun fact about yourself or your business?

We like to be a bit different and sell things that you normally wouldn’t find at a news agency.

What are your top pick/s for Christmas presents this year?

Our framed butterflies and bugs

How could the winner spend $10,000 in your business?

Over a years supply of birthday and Christmas gifts.

Gladstone Valley Tyres

Kamcheema

Tell us about the types of products and services that your business supplies or sells?

We sell all tyre brands and offer full mechanical services and repairs.

What does it mean to you when you see people supporting local businesses?

We like to help locals and local businesses during tough financial times, we try to do this by offering reasonable prices. A lot of people are struggling during COVID-19, they don’t have a job or they’ve recently lost one, so we tried as much as we could during this period to help locals.

Can you share a fun fact about yourself or your business?

We are in the middle of town and we really enjoy our job!

How could the winner spend $10,000 in your business?

They could buy a fresh new set of tyres and get a full car service to ensure their car is safe before going on a road trip with the family for Christmas.

Empire Nutrition

Geoffry Sorohan

Tell us about the types of products and services that your business supplies or sells?

Anything to help with weight loss, weight gain, pre-workouts and thermogenics.

What does it mean to you when you see people supporting local businesses?

Keeping it in the community. If more people spend in town, there is more of a chance that we can support the community like sporting clubs.

What are your top pick/s for Christmas presents this year?

Kamikaze pre-workout, it’s Aussie made, it’s very clean, there’s no crash, it could be quite stimulating for some people, but start with a half and see how you go.

How could the winner spend $10,000 in your business?

It depends on what their goals are, they could spend it on weight loss or weight gain products to help them reach their goals.