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Countdown wants to remove stigma around periods and incontinence

The supermarket has changed the way it describes products for periods and continence care.

Costs weigh on Countdown owner as underpayments, redundancies mount in Australia

Countdown owner Woolworths Group forecasts a drop in earnings for FY20.

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Countdown launches food foundation to help Kiwis stay fed

Food for Good foundation launched to combat rising food inequality.

Zero-waste grocers form new association

Sustain Aotearoa wants to increase the prevalence of zero-waste grocers in NZ.

Countdown employees given Woolworths Group shares

Over 14,000 Countdown workers will get a stake in the supermarket’s parent company.

New World to highlight Buy NZ brands in June campaign

Supermarket expects support for local brands to be lasting effect of lockdown.

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Countdown officially opens Rototuna store

Countdown officially opens Rototuna store to the public after initially opening last month as an online-only store.

Countdown owner lifts food sales in Q3

Supermarket chain benefits from pantry stocking during pandemic.

Countdown opens store one month early to help meet online grocery demand

Not currently open to the public, the Rototuna store opened one month early to help meet demand.

Countdown opens NZ’s first 24-hour e-store

Supermarket giant launches New Zealand’s first purpose-built online store in Auckland.

NZ supermarkets expand contactless payments for extra COVID-19 safety

A higher tap-and-go payment limit is just one of the safety initiatives supermarkets have rolled out.

Supermarkets to stay open on Easter Sunday

Government loosens normal trading restrictions in light of lockdown.