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Countdown Archives

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.

Countdown half-year earnings fall

Investment in online has dragged down earnings for the half.

Retail NZ warns against retail scams

Consumers urged to avoid too-good-to-be-true offers.

Countdown to redevelop shopping centre

Supermarket giant to redevelop Wainuiomata Shopping Centre.

Plastic industry encourages sustainable action

Plastics groups say fact-based action is needed.

Countdown nearly closes gender wage gap

Supermarket giant reports progress on 2020 CSR goals.

Government to ban single-use plastic bags by mid-2019

Industry body welcomes move away from single-use plastic.

Countdown warns customers over text scam

Customers advised not to click on links in text messages.

Countdown offers free electric vehicle charging across Waikato

EV owners can now charge their cars at five Countdown sites.

Millennials driving focus on health at Countdown

Supermarket tailors its product range to suit younger consumers' tastes.

Countdown grows online sales 40 per cent in first quarter

Supermarket sees strong growth in customer pick-up.

Countdown stores now plastic-bag free

Supermarket chain phases out single use plastic bags.