sign up log in
Want to go ad-free? Find out how, here.

Countdown

Tim Hazledine casts an expert economic critic's eye over the Commerce Commission's huge report in the retail grocery sector. He finds it hypocritical for most middle class folk to complain about high prices. But some action is justified
3rd Apr 22, 6:00am
by Guest
62
Tim Hazledine casts an expert economic critic's eye over the Commerce Commission's huge report in the retail grocery sector. He finds it hypocritical for most middle class folk to complain about high prices. But some action is justified
Grocery prices kicked off the year with even higher upward momentum than last year's peak
28th Jan 22, 11:53am
by Toby Allen
17
Grocery prices kicked off the year with even higher upward momentum than last year's peak
Guy Trafford compares the cost of red meat in our supermarkets with what it sells for in another offshore market, and contrasts that with what farmers are paid. Making meat more affordable won't be easy
27th Jul 21, 9:55am
84
Guy Trafford compares the cost of red meat in our supermarkets with what it sells for in another offshore market, and contrasts that with what farmers are paid. Making meat more affordable won't be easy
The 2020 Interesties featuring the National Party, Adrian Orr, Jacinda Ardern, Donald Trump, David Seymour, NZX, Ashley Bloomfield, David Clark, Daniel Andrews, COVID-19, Judith Collins & more
20th Dec 20, 6:02am
28
The 2020 Interesties featuring the National Party, Adrian Orr, Jacinda Ardern, Donald Trump, David Seymour, NZX, Ashley Bloomfield, David Clark, Daniel Andrews, COVID-19, Judith Collins & more
Guy Trafford looks at how the meat processing industry structures affect what producers receive and what consumers pay
16th Apr 19, 10:01am
1
Guy Trafford looks at how the meat processing industry structures affect what producers receive and what consumers pay
Augusta syndicates a new Countdown supermarket in Hamilton, forecasts 7.5% pre-tax cash return
4th Dec 15, 5:03am
Augusta syndicates a new Countdown supermarket in Hamilton, forecasts 7.5% pre-tax cash return
Jenée Tibshraeny on navigating the road blocks preventing you from comparing 'apples with apples' when shopping for life insurance
17th Sep 15, 5:00am
Jenée Tibshraeny on navigating the road blocks preventing you from comparing 'apples with apples' when shopping for life insurance
Elizabeth Kerr thinks the discipline from using a food delivery service could help some families spend LESS on food
4th Aug 15, 11:35am
2
Elizabeth Kerr thinks the discipline from using a food delivery service could help some families spend LESS on food
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; red hot mortgage rate, fast cooling business confidence, rising debt, rising bank balances, swap rates fall
31st Jul 15, 4:02pm
2
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Friday; red hot mortgage rate, fast cooling business confidence, rising debt, rising bank balances, swap rates fall
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; Westpac's 18-month mortgage special; Cullen fund growing rapidly; FMA a respected regulator; Countdown cleared of bullying; Harbour on China
20th Nov 14, 4:00pm
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; Westpac's 18-month mortgage special; Cullen fund growing rapidly; FMA a respected regulator; Countdown cleared of bullying; Harbour on China
Supermarket chain Countdown enters personal insurance market in partnership with Cigna, Southern Cross
3rd Nov 14, 7:21am
Supermarket chain Countdown enters personal insurance market in partnership with Cigna, Southern Cross
Bernard Hickey reckons the ugliest truth behind the 'Countdown Shakedown' story is that consumers have got exactly what they really wanted - Every Day Low Prices
23rd Feb 14, 7:17am
41
Bernard Hickey reckons the ugliest truth behind the 'Countdown Shakedown' story is that consumers have got exactly what they really wanted - Every Day Low Prices
Commerce Minister Craig Foss says Commerce Commission has widened its inquiry to all New Zealand supermarkets
20th Feb 14, 3:13pm
9
Commerce Minister Craig Foss says Commerce Commission has widened its inquiry to all New Zealand supermarkets
Gareth Morgan says bad supermarket practices are the reason farmers markets are booming. Wants new tax on 'bad foods'
18th Feb 14, 12:56pm
27
Gareth Morgan says bad supermarket practices are the reason farmers markets are booming. Wants new tax on 'bad foods'
Commerce Minister writes to Commerce Commission on 'Countdown Shakedown' allegation; Key expects Commission to inquire
13th Feb 14, 3:39pm
4
Commerce Minister writes to Commerce Commission on 'Countdown Shakedown' allegation; Key expects Commission to inquire
Labour MP Shane Jones accuses Countdown in Parliament of corruption, racketeering and acting like 'Tony Soprano'; Countdown rejects accusation
12th Feb 14, 4:48pm
Labour MP Shane Jones accuses Countdown in Parliament of corruption, racketeering and acting like 'Tony Soprano'; Countdown rejects accusation
New loyalty/credit OneCard will carry interest rate of 19.99% and 'turbocharge' customer rewards, Countdown says
26th Feb 13, 11:41am
2
New loyalty/credit OneCard will carry interest rate of 19.99% and 'turbocharge' customer rewards, Countdown says
Countdown looks to Britain's Tesco and parent Woolworths for lead on financial services push by retailers, not Superbank
4th Sep 12, 4:26pm
5
Countdown looks to Britain's Tesco and parent Woolworths for lead on financial services push by retailers, not Superbank
Countdown launches Visa credit card through deal with GE Capital in 'logical entry to the financial services sector'
29th Aug 12, 5:13pm
3
Countdown launches Visa credit card through deal with GE Capital in 'logical entry to the financial services sector'
BusinessDesk: Woolworths recoups $27.7 mln from insurers in 2011 for Christchurch quake damage
5th Jan 12, 11:12am
BusinessDesk: Woolworths recoups $27.7 mln from insurers in 2011 for Christchurch quake damage
The savings from buying groceries for six weeks in New Zealand gives you a free week, compared with buying them in Australia. Your view?
25th Nov 11, 3:29pm
12
The savings from buying groceries for six weeks in New Zealand gives you a free week, compared with buying them in Australia. Your view?
David Chaston investigates food price increases, does the math and finds a basket of items bought in NZ is in fact cheaper than OZ. Your view?
22nd Sep 11, 10:26am
41
David Chaston investigates food price increases, does the math and finds a basket of items bought in NZ is in fact cheaper than OZ. Your view?
Commercial property syndicators' slice and dice properties bought for at least NZ$1.5 billion
2nd Dec 10, 4:04pm
8
Commercial property syndicators' slice and dice properties bought for at least NZ$1.5 billion
Mark Francis' Augusta closes property syndicate for Tauranga supermarket oversubscribed, raising NZ$9.15 mln
30th Sep 10, 11:02am
6
Mark Francis' Augusta closes property syndicate for Tauranga supermarket oversubscribed, raising NZ$9.15 mln