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Wednesday 17 August 2022

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July hospo spend jumps to $1.9bn – Stats NZ 10th August 2022 /

July hospo spend jumps to $1.9bn – Stats NZ

Electronic card spending in the hospitality industry reached $1.9bn during July 2022, up from almost $1.1bn in the preceding month of June, according to Stats NZ data.


Convenience and takeaway spend up – Worldline 4th August 2022 /

Convenience and takeaway spend up – Worldline

Consumer spend is improving in merchant groups including convenience stores and takeaway merchants, but it still remains below pre-Covid levels, according to Worldline.


Stats NZ: June consumables spend down $6.5m 14th July 2022

Stats NZ: June consumables spend down $6.5m

Retail card spending was stable in June rising just 0.1% or $5m to $6,38bn compared with the previous month.


Hospo spending ‘takes gradual steps up’ in March 6th April 2022 /

Hospo spending ‘takes gradual steps up’ in March

As several changes to New Zealand’s border rules came into effect in March, spending in the hospitality sector rose gradually but steadily across the nation to reach $700m, according to Worldline.


Spending dips for hospitality, groceries 11th March 2022 /

Spending dips for hospitality, groceries

Hospitality venues continue to feel the pressure of Omicron with a 10% drop in card spending last month.


Auckland spend bounces back – BNZ 22nd November 2021 /

Auckland spend bounces back – BNZ

Auckland retail spending has rebounded to top pre-Delta levels after Covid restrictions eased across the region, according to Bank of New Zealand.


Lockdown rebound hits F&B spend in October 10th November 2021 /

Lockdown rebound hits F&B spend in October

New Zealanders spent 9.5% more on their credit and debit card in October 2021 than in September as Covid-19 alert levels eased across large parts of the country, however the increase did not benefit the grocery sector, according to Stats NZ.


September card spend edges up, grocery falters 13th October 2021 /

September card spend edges up, grocery falters

The easing of Covid-19 alert levels everywhere apart from Auckland saw retail card spending edge up 0.9% or $45m compared with August to hit $5.15bn, according to Stats NZ.


Retail spending hit, fears for Xmas grow 6th October 2021 /

Retail spending hit, fears for Xmas grow

Nationwide average retail spending was down by at least 15% in August and down by 16% in September, according to Retail New Zealand’s latest Retail Radar report.


Strong spending rebound outside Auckland – BNZ 5th October 2021 /

Strong spending rebound outside Auckland – BNZ

Card spending across the country rebounded to just 5% below pre-lockdown levels in the week to Tuesday 28 September – the first full week of Covid-19 alert level 3.


Overall August spend down, grocery up – Stats NZ 13th September 2021 /

Overall August spend down, grocery up – Stats NZ

Retail card spending in New Zealand fell 19.8% in August compared with July reflecting reduced spending as the country went into lockdown mid-month, according to Stats NZ.


Wild weather drives supermarket spend to biggest June riser 12th July 2021 /

Wild weather drives supermarket spend to biggest June riser

Supermarkets saw the biggest rise in Kiwi spending in June 2021 as wild weather drove people to stock up and stay indoors, according to Stats NZ.


Paymark Q2 retail spend strong 8th July 2021 /

Paymark Q2 retail spend strong

Core retail spend has been consistently above 2019 and 2020 in recent months coming in at $10.9bn in the June quarter, according to Paymark.


Specialised food spend up, supermarket down – Stats NZ 14th June 2021

Specialised food spend up, supermarket down – Stats NZ

Seasonally adjusted card spending rose by $189m or 2.3% between April 2021 and May 2021, with consumables rising 40%.


Stats NZ: Q1 retail spend up, food down 26th May 2021 /

Stats NZ: Q1 retail spend up, food down

Higher retail spending on electronic items and outdoor recreational goods this summer helped boost overall spending in the March 2021 quarter, according to Stats NZ.


Merchant card fees to be cut 13th May 2021 /

Merchant card fees to be cut

The Government is set to introduce new legislation to restrict merchant fees, in a move which could save businesses up to $74m each year.


More liquor, less grocery spend in April – Stats NZ 12th May 2021

More liquor, less grocery spend in April – Stats NZ

Spending at supermarkets and grocery stores contracted in April falling $278m on the same time last year to $1.8bn, according to Stats NZ .


Easter spend a tale of two islands 4th May 2021

Easter spend a tale of two islands

Spending over the Easter period more than doubled compared to the same period of last year, although growth in the North Island outstripped the South Island.


Grocery and liquor spend falls $74m in March – Stats NZ 14th April 2021 /

Grocery and liquor spend falls $74m in March – Stats NZ

Spending on grocery and liquor in March was down 3.3%, or $74m, from February 2021 levels, according to Stats NZ.


Supermarket spending falls in Feb – Stats NZ 11th March 2021 /

Supermarket spending falls in Feb – Stats NZ

Spending on food fell in February 2021 due to Covid-19 restrictions, says Stats NZ.


Stats NZ: Solid November spend for consumables 11th December 2020 /

Stats NZ: Solid November spend for consumables

Retail card spending was stable in November rising just 1.4% or $85m to $6.25bn.


Oct food and beverage spend second highest in 20 years – Stats NZ 11th November 2020

Oct food and beverage spend second highest in 20 years – Stats NZ

Supermarket and grocery store spending in October 2020 increased by $137m, or 7.8%, compared to the same month last year.


Data highlights impact of Auckland lockdown 16th September 2020

Data highlights impact of Auckland lockdown

Economic activity across Auckland and the country has bounced back to levels experienced under Covid-19 alert level 1, says finance minister Grant Robertson.