MEDIA CENTRE

Celebrating our new stores!

12 October 2017

On behalf of the Company Directors and existing Franchise Members, The nextra™ Group is proud to introduce the new stores for this quarter:

  • news extra Malanda, QLD
  • news extra Given Terrace, QLD
  • news extra Lillybrook, QLD
  • news extra Arana Hills, QLD
  • news extra Paradise Point, QLD
  • news extra Deeragun, QLD
  • nextra Zuccoli Plaza, NT
  • nextra Tarneit Central, VIC

The Kings of the Jungle

19 July 2017

The late Rod Smith was the first CEO of Nextra Australia; his vision and ability to implement innovation were unparalleled in our industry. Based on Rod’s vision, the ideal nextra™ Group Member incorporated and supported networking, compliance with core standards, enthusiastic marketing and most of all, valued the strength of group membership to achieve individual goals.

In recognition of Rod’s ideals, vision and efforts in the establishment of the nextra™ concept and the evolving nextra™ Success System (nSS), nextra™ Head Office makes this award each year to the most deserving nextra™ and news extra™ Member.

This year, we are are very proud to announce that this year’s Rod Smith Award goes to Deborah & Emmett Bailey and their Team at nextra Strathpine, QLD. Thank you for your contribution to the brand, your effort to continue the standards set by the franchise system and their support to Head Office, nextra™ Suppliers and the entire nextra™ Group.

We would also like to take this opportunity to publicly recognise Trent & Lindal, and the Teams at news extra Hooper St, Ruthven St and Central City’s commitment to The nextra Group and more over the news extra™ brand.

Deb, Emmett, Trent & Lindal were recognised amongst their peers Friday, 16th of June, at The nextra™ Group ‘King of the Jungle’ Annual Conference Gala Dinner, themed ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ for 2017.

Celebrating our new stores!

30 June 2017

On behalf of the Company Directors and existing Franchise Members, The nextra™ Group is proud to introduce the new stores for this quarter:

  • nextra Post Office Square, QLD
  • nextra Queanbeyan, ACT
  • nextra South Mackay, QLD
  • news extra Erksine, WA
  • news extra Given Terrace, QLD
  • news extra Hinkler Central, QLD
  • news extra Malanda, QLD
  • news extra Marsden, QLD
  • news extra Newsline Box Hill, NSW
  • news extra Peregian Springs, QLD
  • news extra The Paper Shoppe, NSW

Celebrating our new stores!

31 March 2017

On behalf of the Company Directors and existing Franchise Members, The nextra™ Group is proud to introduce the new stores for this quarter:

  • nextra Bishops News, QLD
  • nextra Carine Glades, WA
  • nextra Griffith, NSW
  • news extra Jetty News, QLD
  • nextra Middle Brighton, VIC
  • news extra Rothwell, QLD
  • nextra express Whitfords, WA

nextra St Ives Celebrates 25 Years in Business!

30 March 2017

Back in 1992, when his daughters were at school, Bill Scott purchased the St Ives Village Newsagency and shortly after joined the Nextra Group to become one of the first nextra Newsagencies in the country (now over 300 strong). This month nextra St Ives will celebrate 25 years under Bill’s ownership. His daughters, Emma Thurlow and Karen Scott, are now the driving force of the business, along with 11 wonderful staff, two of whom (Nancy and Pat) have been with them the entire time!

“Twenty-Five years is a massive achievement for our small business!” said Emma, who is excited to be celebrating this significant milestone. “We have so many wonderful, loyal customers who have shopped with us for many years along with new faces every day who we always welcome with a smile and personal service.”

“The traditional newsagent has certainly changed over the last 25 years and we have had to adapt to that”, said Emma. “We still have all the items you expect to see such as newspapers, magazines, greeting cards, wrap, stationery, and of course your NSW Lotteries tickets, but we also now have an extensive selection of gifts, art and craft supplies and an ever-expanding party supplies section, along with more premium gift cards such as the remarkable Papyrus range.”

Over the years, nextra St Ives has been lucky too. They have sold a ticket that won $4 million in Oz Lotto, a ticket that won over $655,000 in Lotto, two Instant Scratch-it top prize tickets and six 1st prizes in the $2 Super Jackpot worth $100,000 each! On top of this, three lucky customers won a share in a Super Saturday $18 million 1st division prize after purchasing a syndicate ticket set up by Nextra stores. “We regularly pay out more than $10,000 in minor prizes over a week,” said Emma, “but we haven’t had a big one in a while so we must be due!”

nextra St Ives now has over 1,000 people signed up to the national The nextra Group  Rewards Program, giving back to their loyal customers. Along with a weekly $500 draw, regular shoppers can enjoy several benefits such as the nextra Card Club Promotion (buy 6 greeting cards get the 7th for free), seasonal competitions, gift vouchers and local in-store incentives.

“We are very excited to be celebrating this significant milestone and hope customers, suppliers, fellow retailers and friends can join us for cake on Thursday 30th March at 5pm.”

Celebrating our new stores!

31 December 2016

On behalf of the Company Directors and existing Franchise Members, The nextra™ Group is proud to introduce the new stores for this quarter:

  • news extra Beenleigh Mall, QLD
  • news extra Blunder Road, QLD
  • nextra Erina Fair, QLD
  • news extra Hamilton News & Gifts, NSW
  • nextra Mayfield, NSW
  • news extra Narrabeen, NSW

Meet Your NEW nextra Newsagent at Home Hub Castle Hill, NSW

12 August 2016

nextra™ is now open at Home Hub Castle Hill in Sydney, NSW.

Pop in and say ‘Hi!’ to your new local newsagent this week for a whopping 50% OFF selected gift products! Find nextra Castle Hill on Level G, opposite Howards Storage World.

Hurry, this offer is strictly while stocks last.

Other terms and conditions may apply. See in-store for details.

nextra Norton Plaza, NSW, Selected as the 2016 nextra Member of the Year

12 August 2016

 

Throughout the 2016 Annual nextra™ Group Conference, nextra™ Head Office has recognised Members for their continual commitment & compliance to the Group and its values & standards.

The late Rod Smith was the first CEO of Nextra Australia and nextra™ makes this award each year in recognition of Rod’s efforts in the establishment of the nextra™ concept. He had the vision and ability to implement innovation, which were unparalleled in our industry. An arrangement that we can now take for granted.

Based on Rod’s vision, the ideal nextra™ Member incorporated and supported networking; compliance with core standards; enthusiastic marketing and most of all, valued the strength of group membership in order to achieve individual goals.

In honour of Rod’s efforts, ideals and vision, the award is presented each conference to the most deserving Member. This year, was a hard decision with a number of viable candidates but the Rod Smith award is being presented to a Member that since being in the Group has continued to support all The nextra™ Group Head Office initiatives, marketing arrangements, nextra™ standards, policies and procedures, is happy to offer advice and constructive criticism and complies with all core standards that is The nextra™ Group.

For the 2016 year, it is a pleasure and honour on behalf of The nextra™ Group Board and staff at Head Office to present the award to John & Kathryn Leckie of nextra Norton Plaza, NSW.

After purchasing their first newsagency, nextra Winston Hills in 2005, many years of success lead to the opening of John & Kathryn’s new concept newsagency, nextra Norton Plaza on the 1st of August, 2015.

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news extra Bellingen, NSW, is the 2016 news extra Store of the Year!

12 August 2016

In 2006, The nextra™ Group recognised a hole in the market of newsagency brands whereby newsagents not currently able to be serviced by the nextra™ brand due to different restrictions – be it size, location or needs – were missing out on the great benefits available. Drawing on a Brand that had already been designed for nextra™ many years ago, news extra™ was launched and since we have seen over 140 news extra™ Members join the group. The first news extra™ of the year Member was awarded in 2010.

Based on the same visions of The nextra™ Group, the ideal news extra™ Member incorporated and supported networking; compliance with core standards; enthusiastic marketing and most of all, valued the strength of group membership in order to achieve individual goals.

The news extra™ Member of the Year Award is available to all news extra™  but presented to the most deserving.

It is our great pleasure to present the news extra™ Member of Year Award for 2016 to Garry & Chantal Howe of news extra Bellingen, NSW.

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