PAK'nSAVE Food Warehouses are the leading food retail warehouse
operation in New Zealand. The group has a stated Policy of
"New Zealand's Lowest Food Prices".
The PAK'nSAVE Group is recognised as the dominant low cost/low
price operator in New Zealand with trade spend allocated to a
co-operative advertising programme and channelled into price.
The PAK'nSAVE Group operate a controlled range. All new products
must be presented to the New Product Owner.
Category performance is reviewed on a regular basis by each
committee and poor performing products removed from the range.
Newly ranged lines are automatically reviewed after 13 weeks.
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Temporary Price Reduction (TPR) Promotions -
these promotions are negotiated with the PAK'nSAVE Promotions
Coordinator or Assistant and run for a period of four weeks as an
All incentive type promotions must be presented to the PAK'nSAVE
Group Manager for Group approval. If approved by the Group, all
incentives must be presented directly to each Store Owner/Operator.
The Group will not tolerate presentation to a Department Manager
without the express permission of the Owner.
PAK'nSAVE do not run competitions in store or as a Group.
Warehouse Withdrawal Promotions
Warehouse Withdrawal Promotions - these are designed for
products distributed through the central distribution network
(ambient, chilled and frozen) and should be discussed with the
PAK'nSAVE Promotions Manager.
As an official vendor to the PAK'nSAVE Group every vendor is
required to promote with the Group. Funds (trade spend) should be
allocated to the Group based on its share and contribution to
To ensure that there is fair and equitable spend, each vendor is
required to divulge the value of its trade spend with the Group.
This is to be expressed as a percentage to sales.
Foodstuffs South Island Limited will regularly monitor trade
spend to ensure it is in keeping with its share and that both
parties are mutually benefiting from the spend.
Foodstuffs South Island Limited requires regular updates of
Company and category performance. PAK'nSAVE performance should be
benchmarked against its combined competitors performance and vendor
performance in the Total Supermarkets South Island region. Any
issues relating to market share, stocking, promotions and
planograms can then be addressed on a regular basis.
For all major vendors, quarterly, half yearly and annual reviews
are required. For all other vendors reviews will be arranged as
required. See your PAK'nSAVE Group Manager for a
standardised review format.
Price Increases/ Decreases
All price changes to Foodstuffs have to be approved by
Foodstuffs Own Brands with a minimum of 6 weeks lead time to the
date of the increase.
Issues/opportunities with respect to PAK'nSAVE shelf prices
should be directed to the PAK'nSAVE Group
All vendor-developed planograms must be channelled through the
Category Services Manager for approval. There are
strict in-house criteria for shelf layouts, which must be adhered
to by all suppliers.
Foodstuffs South Island Limited reserves the right to challenge
and take action against any vendor seen not to be acting in the
best interest of the Group. Payment disputes should be referred to
the Credit Controller in the Finance, Accounting &