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Countdown testing ten weeks without plastic produce bags

Three of the chain’s stores will see more than a tonne of plastic removed over the test period.

Countdown to ditch unnecessary plastic as part of trial

Three stores to phase out more than a tonne of plastic starting February 10.

Countdown to open second e-store in Christchurch

Supermarket chain building another dark store as online shopping grows.

The end of the checkout signals a dire future for those without the right skills

In the coming decade we might see radically larger numbers of jobs lost to automation.

Countdown selling $10 shopping baskets made of recycled plastic

Baskets made of off-cut plastic recycled in the manufacturing process.

Woolworths shareholders vote in favour of Endeavour Group restructure

Company will now seek approval for the split from the Federal Court.

Countdown opens first small-format store in Auckland

Supermarket chain opens 600sqm store designed for city residents.

Ecostore refill stations available in more New World supermarkets

Ecostore is expanding its refill station offering into five further New World locations.

New World launches new-look supermarket

New World Pukekohe aims to inspire and redefine the chain’s customer experience.

New format New World store opens in Shore City

Property owner Precision Group has opened a new store in its Shore City centre.

What the first Amazon grocery store means for established retailers

Supermarkets are scrambling to keep up with Amazon’s bold moves.

Talking shop: Brendon Lawry, Liquorland

The CEO talks about how the business has evolved over the past 40 years.