Tony Gordon Manager of Plein Street Store 1976

The Early years at Clicks

The photograph was taken in 1976 in our Plein Street Store Branch 104. From left to right Tony Gordon (Manager), Jane Abrahams (Locker Controller) and Matteo Coné (Assistant Manager). The store opened in the latter part of 1969 and was the 4th Clicks store to be opened. The branch was situated near the houses of parliament and enjoyed the support of the country’s many top dignitaries and members of parliament.

Courtesy of Clicks News April-June 1976

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About mc1a

Matteo joined the Clicks Brand in 1974 as a Trainee Manager and spent the first nine years of his career in operational management roles within stores. In 1983 he was promoted to the role of Buyer and joined the Merchandise Division. During the following twenty seven years, he applied his extensive buying expertise to various categories and assisted the business in growing from a small retailer to the national household name that it is today. Matteo has not only gained the respect of his many colleagues through the years, but also with the many suppliers that he has dealt with.
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