Story: Department stores and shopping malls

Department-store barbers (1st of 4)

Department-store barbers

Barbers get to work in Milne & Choyce department store, Auckland, in the 1940s. Barbershops were one of a range of services that department stores offered to attract customers.

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How to cite this page:

Helen Laurenson, 'Department stores and shopping malls - The heyday of department stores', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 July 2022)

Story by Helen Laurenson, published 11 Mar 2010