Countdown Archives - Inside Retail

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.

Countdown to stop selling energy drinks to kids

Supermarket cites health concerns in decision to restrict sales.

Countdown partners with UK tech startup to tackle dietary requirements

Spoon Guru will make it easier for customers to search for products online.

Countdown to offer paper bags at checkout

Supermarket launches alternative ahead of looming plastic bag ban.

Countdown stores becoming more accessible for all Kiwis

The supermarket chain says even the smallest changes make a difference.

Countdown’s quarter driven by fruit and vegetables

Supermarket sales are up, with more customers utilising click-and-collect.

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