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Friday 03 December 2021

Spending

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.