Food prices remained relatively stable last month according to Statistics New Zealand, which today reported a rise of 0.1 percent, but year-on-year data shows the steepest increase since December 2011.
Australian supermarket chain Woolworths took a kicking on social media last night after attempting to leverage the power of viral images in an advertising campaign based around World War I.
A new variant called “Coca-Cola Life” will be available across New Zealand from this month onwards. The product is the first from Coke’s Kiwi range to contain stevia, a plant-based sweetener. It has 35 percent less sugar than standard Coca-Cola.
Retail spending using electronic cards continued to rise in March, hitting $4.7 billion. All retail industries except fuel were affected.
Another destination supermarket has emerged in Auckland’s Mt Eden.
In a market where mobile is increasingly important, the RIA has moved with the times and created a mobile-friendly site. Its logo and colour scheme have also been updated.