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Countdown half-year earnings fall

Investment in online has dragged down earnings for the half.

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Sales of nude veggies soar as NZ supermarkets ditch plastic packaging

Sales of some vegetables increased by up to 300 per cent.


Fresh produce to be the star of 2019

A focus on fresh, as well as more convenient and sustainable shopping habits, are set to drive this year in food.


Retail NZ backs food tampering bill

Proposed penalties could dissuade criminals, says Retail NZ.


Country of origin labelling passes Parliament

Bill applies to food with one ingredient, unprocessed or minimally processed.

Countdown Waiheke

Millennials driving focus on health at Countdown

Supermarket tailors its product range to suit younger consumers’ tastes.

Countdown Waiheke

Countdown grows online sales 40 per cent in first quarter

Supermarket sees strong growth in customer pick-up.

KFC new pymouth drive through

Restaurant Brands receives takeover offer

Partial takeover offer follows positive half-yearly results.


‘Pizza theatre’ breaks Domino’s sales record

New design store sells nearly 8,500 pizzas in first week.

Countdown Waiheke

New competition law could target supermarket sector

PM to push new law to encourage competition within industries.


Restaurant Brands sees sales jump in Q2

Kiwi brand sees success in Australian acquisitions.


The Coffee Club NZ to introduce eco-friendly straws

The move will eliminate almost 1 million plastic straws annually.

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