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Meat-free demand prompts New World to extend Pams plant-based range

According to a customer survey by Pams last year, approximately two-thirds of shoppers in New Zealand limited their meat...

Foodstuffs launches trial of grocery deliveries with Uber Eats

Twenty-two North Island New World and Four Square stores have partnered with Uber Eats in a trial of grocery-delivery se...

New World launches online shoppable recipes  

The two companies are now exploring further technology solutions for Foodstuffs’ store networks.

Pak’canSave program helps Kiwis in need

The campaign is running for two weeks until November 14 in partnership with local charities around the country.
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Consumer NZ, grocery suppliers call for action on grocery duopoly

Both organisations demand changes to the rules governing supermarkets in the country, resulting in the industry giants h...

Dairies call for grocery duopoly’s wholesale, retail arms to be split

The nation’s dairy owners have urged the Commerce Commission to “think small”, arguing that their 4000-strong nationwide...

Supermarkets short on staff as lockdown extended

Countdown reports more than 1000 staff impacted by response to latest Covid outbreak, and it expects that number to rise...
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Online grocer welcomes ‘duopoly’ finding, calls for Government support

According to the Commission’s report, New Zealand’s fringe supermarkets are unable to compete with Countdown and Foodstu...
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Grocery retailing duopoly “not serving” New Zealanders

Rivals "unable to compete with the major grocery retailers on price and product range" says Commerce Commission.

Foodstuffs to remove single-use produce bags

Customers will see a range of trial products hitting the shop floor as part of the move including multi-use bags, nylon ...

Consumers warned of empty shelves in lower South Island

As rescues and evacuations continue, both Foodstuffs and Countdown have confirmed that deliveries to stores south of Chr...

Foodstuffs sells off stake in The Warehouse Group, losing $50m

The sale will give Foodstuffs a minimum of $101 million – a massive $50 million drop on the price it paid for the shares...

Foodstuffs South Island CEO steps down after 20 years

In the last decade Steve Anderson has trebled the grocery retailer's sales to $3.3 billion.
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Commerce Commission outlines scope and focus of supermarket probe

ComCom asks for feedback on initial targets and scope of investigation.
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Commerce Commission to give initial ideas on supermarket probe next month

The study will analyse the structure of the grocery industry, the nature of its competition levels, pricing practices of...
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Supermarket duopoly faces competition probe

The average Kiwi household spends 17 per cent of weekly expenses, but does it have to?

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.

NZ supermarkets lift wages during coronavirus outbreak

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

Foodstuffs joins climate change coalition

Supermarket retailer joins Climate Leaders Coalition.

New World launches new-look supermarket

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

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