As Good As New
As Good As New operated from 127 Ryrie Street. We got photos during its final months of operation in 2019.
Ishka opened in Geelong in 2011.
In February, 2020, the Geelong Advertiser revealed that the Ishka Chain was entering voluntary administration. I was able to get photos of the closing down signs early in March. By the end of April, the store was vacant.
Bardot was a popular fashion brand that operated from Westfield.
In late November, 2019, the brand announced that it was going into voluntary administration.
By Christmas, the store was having a massive clearance sale. At that time, there was an assumption that the store was closing down but no formal announcement. An announcement was made in early January.
By February, the storefront was empty.
Real Music Vinyl & CDs
Thomas Jewellers operated from the National Mutual Building at 54 Malop Street for almost 40 years.
It announced that it was closing down in October, 2017. The Geelong Advertiser covered this at Thomas Jewellers to shut Geelong store in Moorabool Street after four decades of operations.
The store had undergone a refurbishment in 2012.
Wild Rumpus was a disability service provider that operated for 7 years. Part of that time was spent at 78 Ryrie Street. It closed mid 2019. You can read more about the closure here.
Hilary Homes Makeup
Hilary Holmes Makeup was a salon that operated from 45 Gheringhap Street for 4 years. It closed in 2020,