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Why there’s no such thing as a free coffee – even at high-end supermarkets

Companies need to be mindful of the way their marketing activities are perceived.

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Woolworths outpoints Coles with HY profit boost

Conglomerate back in the black, mixed results for NZ operations.

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Veritas to close Nosh supermarkets

Unprofitable supermarket business to be shut by early next year.


Woolworths’ next generation stores unveiled

First ‘next generation’ supermarket unveiled on northern beaches in Sydney.

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Major supermarkets draw watchdog’s ire

Aldi, Coles and Woolworths’ product dumping ‘on the radar’.

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Countdown’s Q1 sales rise

Supermarkets sales rise driven by focus on low prices, says parent company.

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Wesfarmers’ mixed results

Bunnings, Kmart’s strong performance mitigated by disappointing sales for Coles and Target in conglomerates trading update.

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Retail NZ, grocery retailers join obesity campaign

Four of NZ’s biggest grocery retailers pledge to work on initiatives under the Government’s Childhood Obesity Plan.

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Countdown rolls out new grocery collection service

Countdown teams up with Auckland Transport to trial grocery collection points at key transport facilities.


Supermarkets: Time wars and the ‘Go Economy’

Why the battle for supermarkets will soon shift from a price war to a time war as the ‘Go Economy’ grows.

Countdown Waiheke

Food prices’ biggest increase in 3 years

Seasonally higher produce costs drives spike in monthly prices.

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You know you’re a retailer when…

Why retailers can never switch off – even when not on the job.

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