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Kudos to the Warehouse for pay move - by Denise Roche
It’s great news that the Warehouse is making it a policy to lift wages. This move is partly inspired by the Living Wage campaign. The Green Party has been actively supporting this campaign that would see big employers sign up to pay a living wage. This is the wage that would allow their employees to [...] read moreMay 8, 2013 3:44 pm - 6 Comments
That’s how the Commerce Commission is describing the Court of Appeal’s decision to block Woolworths and Foodstuffs from buying out their competitor the Warehouse. Commerce Commission Chair Paula Rebstock says New Zealand consumers know that more competition is needed in the supermarket sector: “The Commission declined clearance in mid-2007 for acquisition by either Foodstuffs or [...] read moreJuly 31, 2008 1:19 pm - 3 Comments
ComCom vs Woolies court case continues - by frog
As I hoped the Court of Appeal case between the Commerce Commission and Woolworths finally started to generate some comment about what was best for consumers rather than shareholders. Currently Woolworths and Foodstuffs own about 99 percent of New Zealand’s grocery market. The Commerce Commission lawyers’ opening evidence was covered on Radio New Zealand this [...] read moreApril 30, 2008 10:16 am - No Comments
Food sovereignty - by frog
The future of New Zealand’s grocery market continues to wind its way through the courts. Last year the High Court overruled the Commerce Commission’s decision to prevent either Foodstuffs or Woolworths from buying the Warehouse. The Commerce Commission is now appealing that decision and a result is expected from Justice Mallon shortly. The Commerce Commission [...] read moreJanuary 30, 2008 4:51 pm - 13 Comments