Countdown Archives - Inside Retail

NZ supermarkets lift wages during coronavirus outbreak

Countdown, Foodstuffs offer pay raise to those working through lockdown.

How Countdown will change in lockdown

Supermarket details the changes coming to stores amid lockdown.

Retailers react to online price gouging, panic buying

Trade Me enacts new emergency policy, and Countdown urges shoppers to be thoughtful.

Best of 2019: Sustainability

We recap some of our favourite stories on sustainability from the past year.

Woolworths shareholders vote in favour of Endeavour Group restructure

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

David Jones to open on November 21 at Westfield Newmarket

$790m redevelopment of Westfield Newmarket nearly complete.

Meadowlands Shopping Plaza listed for sale

Neighbourhood centre, anchored by a Countdown supermarket, listed for sale.

Countdown cuts off kids’ access to energy drinks

Supermarket takes aim at childhood obesity in New Zealand.

Countdown lifts sales 4.3 per cent in FY19

Sales recovered in the second half of FY19, after a challenging start to the year.

Pinterest opening local office to cater to ANZ brands

The social platform is seeking to better service local brands and users.

Countdown, Farmers, Warehouse staff strike for living wage

Workers gathered near Westfield’s St Lukes shopping centre in Auckland.

Countdown rolling out BYO container policy nationwide

Supermarket chain rolling out new policy following successful trial.