Fears for PostShop after franchise owner’s business goes into liquidation

By on July 25, 2017
Fears for PostShop after franchise owner's business goes into liquidation

With the closure of Dannevirke's book and stationary business Foster Brook, there were concerns about the future of the PostShop included in the business.

Foster Brook was owned by Paul and Trina Brook, who have been in business in Dannevirke for 15 years.

Paul was the fifth generation bookseller in his family, with the business having a proud heritage stretching from London to Sydney, Woodville (which was once going to be New Zealand's capital), to Havelock North, Hastings, Napier and Dannevirke. The business had a name synonymous with books and stationery for more than 160 years.

"Our investment in our business is a direct example of our dedication to the Tararua, even in tough times," Paul told the Dannevirke News in 2015 when the business left the PaperPlus franchise to become independent.

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