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Supermarkets are sitting ducks for pro-competition regulation
Cameron Bagrie | Fri, 30 Jul 2021

Inflation is on the rise throughout the economy, making highly profitable and uncompetitive supermarkets an obvious target for government policy action.

NZ consumers remain in good heart
Staff reporters | Mon, 12 Jul 2021

Seasonally adjusted core electronic cards transactions lifted 0.6% on the month with Kiwis spending more on groceries, liquor and specialised food. 

BusinessDesk apology to Chapel Bar
Staff reporters | Fri, 02 Jul 2021

BusinessDesk incorrectly reported this morning the company behind Chapel Bar had been liquidated.

Kathmandu lowers sales expectations amid covid disruptions
Staff reporters | Tue, 29 Jun 2021

The Kathmandu brand had a good start to winter before lockdowns in Australia forced store closures but the Rip Curl and Oboz brands are trading strongly.


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