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spending Archives

Easter spending up 4.6 per cent on 2018

Grocery, fuel and hospitality providers drove spending increase.

Tourism spending grows year over year

Tourism expenditure grew in all regions over the year ending May 2018, according to a new report.

Retail card spending growth slows in Feb

Subdued spending in most retail categories as groceries and liquor fall.

NZ credit, debit card spending rises in November

US Thanksgiving 'Black Friday' holiday bargains gain international traction.

International spending surges

Tourists spend up large according to latest figures.

Retailers hope for Christmas uptick

New report says businesses looking toward festive season.

Retail sector under “real pressure”

Industry body concerned by latest spending figures.

Record Christmas trade tipped

Industry association expects bumper lift in consumer spending.

Industry body calls for less government spending

Retail NZ says election promises could hit consumers' wallets.

Online spend back to double digits

Latest data may confirm earlier suspicions that the timing of Easter and weather contributed to the dip in growth rate o...

Retail sales rebound in March

Latest stats show spending up in all regions.

This lies at the heart of retail failure

The solution is not big data, robotics, the CX or a better brand.

Card spending on the rise

Electronic card spending lifts in October.

NZ Consumer confidence lifts

Latest Nielsen research shows uptick in consumer's financial optimism.

Food prices’ biggest increase in 3 years

Seasonally higher produce costs drives spike in monthly prices.

The All Blacks and consumer spending

The fans came and went but did they spend more money?

Durables drive retail spending higher

Core spending up as all six retail industries enjoy June.

Card spending rises

Retail spending using electronic cards sees growth in April.

Online sales boost

NZ online retail sales growth back to double digits.

Easter period skews spending

Falls in week on week spending skewed by Easter periods.