THE MYER STORY

1900-1920

1900:



Sidney Myer and his brother Elcon opened the first Myer store in Bendigo



1908:



The brothers opened a second Bendigo store.



1911:



Sidney Myer bought adjoining properties on Melbourne's Bourke Street and opened the Myer Emporium.



1915:



The first Myer factories opened.

1920-1930

1920's:



Myer flourished even when the world plunged into the Great Depression, and Sidney Myer became known for his selfless acts of generosity.



1928:



Myer opened its first interstate in Adelaide

1930-1945

1930s:



Sidney Myer had become a respected business man and philanthropist.



1934:



Sidney Myer's unexpected death left the people of Melbourne shocked. 100,000 mourners lined the streets to pay their final respects and witness his funeral procession.

1945-1960

Post-1945:



The Myer organisation epitomised the prosperity of post-war Australia, constantly setting of public, social and cultural services to the whole community.



1956:



To coincide with the Summer Olympic Games in Melbourne, the first Myer Christmas windows went on display in the Bourke Street Store




1960:



Myer built and opened Chadstone Shopping Centre.

1960-1985

1983:



Myer acquired New South Wales department store chain Grace Brothers and opened stores in capital cities and regional locations throughout Australia.

1985-2005

1985:



The $1.07 billion merger of Coles and Myer was the largest deal in the Australian corporate history.

2006-2014

2009:



Myer was floated on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).

2014-2017

2015:



Myer revealed a new brand direction, updated store layouts and new brands.

2018

2018:



Myer launched their new website to streamline your shopping experience.

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