The circus that is Countdownâ€™s strategy of attacking a Parliamentary Select Committee is yet another turn in the ongoing PR disaster for Progressive Enterprises and its Australian owner Woolworths.
Seems the bosses at Countdown now think theyâ€™ve got bigger stones than the New Zealand Parliament.
Last nightÂ Labourâ€™s bully-boy Clayton Cosgrove tried to give a slapping to CountdownÂ over writing a letter to the Commerce Committee seeking information about the committeeâ€™s hearing when the Commerce Commission appeared before it.
Countdownâ€™s now saying they only sent the letter to the Commerce Committee because they were â€śonly able to rely on media reports of what happenedâ€ť.
Sounds like more porkies from Countdown.
Does Countdown really expect us to believe that they didnâ€™t have someone sitting in the committee room recording the conversation, taking notes of who said what and other observations of the committee?
Have they never heard of the Select Committee News (SCN) service?
Every other corporate in NZ does this, so why would Countdown be any different? Especially having such an experienced lobbyist as Sue Wood representing them. Â Â Read more »