Poll: What do you want to see replace Sam's Warehouse?

ROCKHAMPTON'S Sam's Warehouse is set to close it's doors next Sunday, impact eight staff members.

KordaMentha Restructuring, which has been appointed for receivers for Crazy Clark's and Sam's Warehouse operators DSG Holdings, had initially hoped 29 closures announced last week would be the last, according to reports in the Courier-Mail.

It was confirmed yesterday 26 more locations will close by July 27, including Rockhampton.

What would you like to see replace Sam's Warehouse in Rockhampton?

This poll ended on 01 August 2014.

Current Results







Fantastic Furniture


Youth centre


Homeless shelter




Bounce Tramp centre


This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

A two-week expressions of interest campaign to find buyers for the remaining stores and leases saw more than 55 EOIs.

Earlier, The Bulletin asked readers, at a readers request, what they would like to see in place of Sam's Warehouse.

Here are some of those responses:

  • Helen Short - Yes I would also say ALDI ,But Costco would be ok too , If Mackay can have Aldi , I reckon we can have one here.......
  • Jilly Bean -well if its a store like Sams Warehouse ( not a grocery store ) then King Kong Sales , its a cheap store with 1/2 the store with cheap stuff like Sams and the other 1/2 of the store is home decor items like Define shop but about 1/4 of the price
  • Jessie Rhianna Woodward - Aldi!!
  • Jean Rambert - Aldi or Costco, we used to be a member in Melbourne, good savings & provide more competition.
  • Zoe Hales - IKEA
  • Natalya Jade Hatchman - iKEA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Or aldi, aldi is good
  • Linda Hovey - Aldi!!!!!
  • Amy James - Aldi
  • Tamara Stewart - How about another youth centre or homeless shelter.. I recently read that another homeless shelter had been closed in rockhalmpton.. Im sure people would volunteer to help out, if not there are alot of people on government benefits that could spare even a few hours a week.

All responses:

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