Saluting our lockdown grocery heroes

Saluting our lockdown grocery heroes

There have been lots of grocery heroes through the Level 4 lockdown, and I’d like to acknowledge some of them. It’s a frantic time for the sector, with suppliers and supermarkets working overtime to ensure the huge public demand for groceries is met. And with people...
Update: few gaps in NZ’s food and grocery supply

Update: few gaps in NZ’s food and grocery supply

The supply of food and grocery products to New Zealand supermarkets, Four Squares and dairies continues with little disruption. FGC CEO Katherine Rich says there are gaps here and there for some products, but by and large supply continues without a hitch. “The...
Chocolate’s sweet taste of success

Chocolate’s sweet taste of success

Amid the challenges of the COVID-19 outbreak and the pressure on suppliers and retailers to keep supermarket shelves stocked, it’s essential we continue to celebrate the bright spots. One was the recent announcement of the Supreme Winner at the New Zealand Chocolate...

Thanks to ‘The Silent Sales People’

Merchandisers have been described by some as “The Silent Sales People” of retail, important team members who help supermarkets and suppliers make sure product is on the shelf at the right time to satisfy shoppers’ requirements and, of course, sell more...
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