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New Zealand's online grocery retailers would benefit from suggested changes, key official says

By Laurel Henning
  • 08 Mar 2022 00:48
  • 08 Mar 2022 00:48

The Honest Grocer and Supie, New Zealand’s two nascent online-only grocery retailers, should see improved access to wholesale supplies under new industry recommendations announced by the country’s competition regulator, a senior antitrust official has said.
In an interview with MLex following the publication of the New Zealand Commerce Commission’s grocery-market

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Laurel Henning

Senior Correspondent

Laurel is a senior correspondent specializing in competition law, data privacy and security, in Australia and New Zealand. Laurel reports from Sydney on criminal-cartel legislation and white-collar crime, as well as competition and consumer lawsuits involving companies including Google, Meta Platforms and Apple. While at MLex Laurel has also reported boardroom disputes and shareholder campaigns agitating for changes to company strategy. Laurel joined MLex in 2013 and reported for five years on European energy and climate policies from Brussels. In that time, Laurel covered the regulation of emissions and technological developments pertaining to the energy sector within the EU, as well as the Paris agreement in 2015. A graduate of the University of Liverpool, Laurel studied English and French before beginning a career in journalism with MLex.

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