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Minimum wage drives largest labour cost increase in a decade

Cost of labour in retail increased 1.4 per cent in June quarter, Stats NZ says.

Retail sales beat expectations over December quarter

Total retail sales grew 1.7 per cent over the quarter.

Retail card spending rebounds in January

Card spending totalled $5.5 billion, 3.5 per cent higher than January 2018.

Unemployment rate hits 4.3 per cent

More men are unemployed than women, data finds.

Quiet card spending suggests slow Christmas for retailers

Retail card spending fell 0.2 per cent in the 2018 December quarter.

Flat retail offset by increased fuel spending

Record pump prices increased fuel spending by 7 per cent.

NZ hits lowest unemployment rate in a decade

Kiwis see highest rise in employment in more than 30 years.

Quarterly card spending rose at fastest pace in seven years

Grocery, liquor and fuel spending led the charge in the September quarter.

Retail card spending increases in August

Retail spending saw the largest monthly jump since March.

Minimum wage increase lifts annual salary and wages

“Seventeen per cent of all surveyed salary and wages showed a rise this quarter,

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