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New Zealand Black Friday sales growth exceeded pre-Covid levels

New Zealanders spent more than ever before on last weekend’s four-day-long Black Friday shopping festival.

Auckland lockdown drives quarterly retail-sales decline

By category, food and beverage services fell the most, but supermarkets sales surged.

Aucklanders’ card spending rebounds

Department stores, clothing and furniture sectors have all increased sales by more than 100 per cent compared to the wee...

Retail sales remain buoyant – but there’s a catch

Under-performing businesses include central city retail sites in the main centres where footfall traffic is still low as...

Electronic goods boost quarterly retail sales

Retail sales in the March quarter rose 6.5 per cent year-on-year, equivalent to $1.6 billion.

Online share of retail sales jumps to 19% amid lockdowns – UN

Online sales accounted for nearly a fifth of total retail turnover last year as lockdowns to combat the spread of the co...

New Zealand card spending rebounds in March

Seasonally adjusted retail card spending surged 0.9 per cent compared to February.

Retail sales volume falls to eight-year low

Huge drops in hospitality, auto industries offset by supermarket and grocery stores sales.

Online sales rise in April but retail overall plummets

Financial impact of shutdown will last well beyond COVID-19, Retail NZ says.

Retail sales soft on population and housing slowdown

Retail sales grew at 0.2 per cent during the June quarter.

Retail falters during first quarter

Unpredictable weather and decreased spending impacted retail sales over the first three months of 2019.
Card spending

Sales growth slows in February

Pace of growth continues to fluctuate.

Retail sales beat expectations over December quarter

Total retail sales grew 1.7 per cent over the quarter.

China retail poised to overtake the US

Turnover in the Chinese retail industry will eclipse that of the US later this year, according to analyses.

Briscoe tops $600m for the first time

Homewares and sporting retailer boosted by record sale days.

Kaikoura sales slide by a quarter after quake

Last year’s earthquakes hit spending in the coastal town.

Retail sales rise with big sporting events

Retailers benefit from World Masters Games and the Lions rugby tour.

Christchurch retail bouncing back

Shoppers spending again after a quiet March quarter, according to Statistics New Zealand.

Lovisa’s revenue, profits buoyed by new stores

Jewellery retailer posts solid FY16 result, UK pilot to become permanent.

NZ retail sales’ rapid pace

Second-quarter retail sales volumes rise at the fastest pace in close to a decade, beating economist expectations.