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Innovation warehouse opens doors for Hamilton businesses

Innovation warehouse opens doors for Hamilton businesses

Warehouse space gives E-commerce businesses the opportunity to grow

Space is currently available for aspiring E-commerce businesses in Hamilton’s new‘innovation warehouse’ in Duke Street. Companies are invited to rent space alongside other successful companies, including United Sweets, Oddbird Ideas and Marketing (formerly known as Eight80 Social Media) and Last Season. Being part of a focused atmosphere where companies offer each other support in technology,strategies and social media could be the kick-start that any E-commerce company needs.


United Sweets CEO, Finn Puklowski, describes the warehouse as a “hub of activity, where everyone has the shared motivation to push business in new directions with technology.” The young, fresh atmosphere is coupled by a drive to achieve; making it an exciting venture for new companies.

The‘innovation warehouse’ is an open office area with the facilities to support several companies. It includes over 20 car parks, multiple bathrooms and truck access for shipping. All services and electricity are provided, meaning that the warehouse is low rent but high value.

By joining the ‘innovation warehouse’ companies will gain access to cutting-edge technology, advice from social media and marketing professionals and the chance to network with several other E-commerce and technology companies. Pre-existing relationships with New Zealand shopping malls and other external companies canalso be utilised by companies that join the warehouse.

Currently, over 1000 packages are sent out per week from the warehouse. Companies that wish to come on board are also able to take advantage of the advanced freight systems and low rates.


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