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Supermarkets Archives

The Warehouse expands free EV-charging service

Additional charging stations have been installed at The Warehouse Kaitaia and Waipapa, to be followed by a new charging ...
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Foodstuffs North Island sets deadline for ending cheque payments

Foodstuffs’ announcement follows the decision by Countdown to stop taking cheques on May 23.

How Woolies is arming staff against abusive customers

Woolworths is supplying supermarket staff with body cameras at select stores, while Endeavour employees will undergo tra...

Online supermarket concept Supie to launch in Auckland

Supie expects to compete directly with traditional supermarkets.

Kiwi shoppers no longer believe supermarket ‘specials’

Other problems related to “specials” include advertised specials being out of stock or being charged at a higher price a...

Coles targets impulse shoppers with homewares collaboration

Supermarket giant Coles emulates rival Aldi’s “Special Buys” with a new homewares collaboration.

Countdown’s new managing director officially joins business

Woolworths New Zealand’s newly appointed managing director Spencer Sonn officially joined the company yesterday.

Foodstuffs South Island CEO steps down after 20 years

In the last decade Steve Anderson has trebled the grocery retailer's sales to $3.3 billion.

ComCom seeking supplier, consumer information to help guide grocery probe

The surveys are due to be completed by 25 March, 2021.
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Why Indigenous groups are calling for Woolworths’ RAP to be revoked

The retailer is a leader in Indigenous employment, but has been criticised for not respecting community voices.

The need for speed: Inside Coles’ online strategy

Coles chief executive of e-commerce Ben Hassing is driving the supermarket through a major online transformation.

Why Coles’ CEO isn’t counting his roast chickens before they hatch

Coles records a strong first half but reduced immigration threatens future growth.

Analysis: Watch out, Metcash is making a comeback

In recent years, the retail giant has struggled for growth, but last year, it made a comeback, thanks to some equity rai...

Countdown deploys micro-fulfilment tech to speed up online order packing

The unit sorts and moves products directly to its team of 200 personal shoppers in Countdown’s Penrose eStore in Aucklan...

Kiwi smart-trolley startup Imagr to expand offshore

Demand for its autonomous checkout system has soared since the Covid-19 pandemic started.