Erina Fair is set to welcome new retailers to the shopping centre including several national and international brands, many of which are making their debut in the NSW Central Coast.

The new stores include H&M, rebel, City Beach, EMF Fitness Centre, JD Sports, Glue Store, Kidstuff, Peter Jackson and Dangerfield. The first four retailers will be backfilling the former Target space, with rebel and City Beach relocating from within the centre.

rebel will be introducing the first of its new rebel Customer Experience (rCX) to the Central Coast. The store will be larger in format with a fresh and open layout that encourages customers to test products and equipment in dedicated sports hubs before they buy.

“We are excited to launch our 12th rCX concept store at Erina Fair opening later this year, and have been thrilled with the success of the rebel rCX concept in helping to inspire Australians to chase their sporting passion,” rebel managing director, Gary Williams said.

“This launch underlines the success of the innovative, interactive retail model that enhances the in-store experience for customers and better showcases the world’s leading sports brands.”

EMF Fitness Centre will open its first 24/7 high-performance gym on the Central Coast, offering new state-of-the-art facilities, including a full range of pin and plate loaded strength equipment and an infrared sauna, as well as group fitness classes.

Another first for the Central Coast is JD Sports, with a company spokesperson saying: “We’re extremely excited to open what will be our first JD Sports store on the Central Coast. We’ve had regular feedback from our Central Coast-based customers over the past few years that have shopped with us online and we look forward to finally being able to deliver an in-store experience to them.”

Glue Store is another first to the region, with group general manager, Darren Todd saying: “The opening of our new Glue Store will finally give our customers an in-store experience that they used to have to travel for. It is the perfect location for Glue Store to represent the best local and international brands for our Central Coast shoppers.”

All retailers are expected to open before Christmas 2022, with EMF Fitness Centre to open early 2023.