New World New Zealand
New World is the subsidiary of Foodstuffs working as the cheapest full-service supermarket chain since 1963. The brand is headquartered in Wellington, New Zealand serving over 140 locations in the country across the North and South Islands of New Zealand.
How it was started?
The company was founded in 1963 and offers the extensive range of groceries, a fabulous choice of fresh foods and a fantastic selection of wine and chilled beers. They also offer Fly Buys, Lady on the Rock Cafe and a Lotto outlet on the site. The company is under the Foodstuffs co-operative working as a subsidiary and being the part of one of the two Foodstuffs’ cooperatives which are Foodstuffs Upper North Island and Foodstuffs South Island and Foodstuffs Lower North Island. It is also included with the other independently owned stores of the parent organization that is Pak’nSave and Four Square stores.
Among its other activities, it also started the electronic banking network under name Superbank in early 2013 which suffered a great loss in August 2006 and was shut
down getting sold to GE Money.
What makes them special?
The market is known for great food, fresh produce and a variety of products from around the world at one place making the life of customers little bit easier with meal ideas that are nourishing, simple to prepare and a little bit different. Also the wine and beer at New World takes your journey with grapes, vines, hops and barley at the cheapest and tastiest drops with a wide range of selection for everyone.
Not only this, they have a range of platters for any occasion like for entertainment platters, fruit platters, kid’s parties and much more. For Christmas, they have offered a New World Christmas Club on the list so that one can spend in a managed way for the festive season having an extensive range in store plus get the rewards at the end of the year. They are now using the clubcard system which has replaced coupon saver system in 2014 for South Island stores and now by North Island stores in 2016.
The store was awarded with the title of “Most Trusted Supermarket” in New Zealand by Readers Digest.
The brands have offered the withdrawal of single-use plastic bags by the end of 2018.