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Employment Relations Act Passage Bad News for Retail Sector

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 12:37 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ says that the passage of the Employment Relations Bill is bad news for business and employees throughout New Zealand. More >>

Plastic Bag Ban Good News for Environment - Retail NZ

Saturday, 24 November 2018, 11:01 am | Retail NZ

Retail NZ has welcomed today's confirmation that the Government is moving to phase out plastic bags over the coming months. More >>

Retail NZ Welcomes Proposals on Vaping

Friday, 23 November 2018, 3:49 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ has welcomed an announcement by Associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa that the Government will be reviewing the regulation of vaping and smokefree tobacco products as part of the drive towards a Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025. More >>

Retailers Positive in Lead-up to Christmas

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 10:25 am | Retail NZ

Although more than half of retailers didn't hit their sales targets in the quarter ended 30 September, the sector is more positive about likely business performance in the run-up to Christmas, according to the latest Retail Radar snapshot of retailer ... More >>

NZ retail outperforming Australia over time

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 8:50 am | Retail NZ

A new report by Retail NZ shows that, despite the challenges facing the New Zealand retail sector, it has been outperforming Australia over the past few years. "Retail in New Zealand is a tough business, and it can often seem pretty gloomy out there ... More >>

Foreign Website Gst Confirmation Welcomed

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 10:13 am | Retail NZ

Retail NZ has welcomed confirmation from the Government that foreign websites selling into New Zealand will have to register for GST from 1 October next year. More >>

Diversification And Government Action Needed to Help Dairies

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 11:30 am | Retail NZ

Dairies provide an essential service in many communities, but their ongoing viability is under threat, according to a report by Retail NZ. More >>

Looking for Christmas Work?

Monday, 1 October 2018, 2:57 pm | Retail NZ

With Christmas not far away, retailers are starting to think about hiring staff for the busy festive season, and Retail NZ says casual Christmas roles are a great way of earning some cash and perhaps starting a career in retail. More >>

Santa's Coming in Three Months

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 4:51 pm | Retail NZ

Today is three months until Christmas, and Retail NZ says it marks the traditional retail start of the Christmas shopping season. "Retailers are already well into planning for the Christmas and summer season," Greg Harford, Retail NZ's General ... More >>

Retail NZ Welcomes Darroch Ball Shoplifting Bill

Friday, 21 September 2018, 1:58 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ says it welcomes an announcement by NZ First MP Darroch Ball that he has proposed a Member's Bill that will allow Police to issue instant fines to shoplifters. More >>

Mixed performance in Retail

Monday, 27 August 2018, 11:05 am | Retail NZ

While the retail trade statistics for the June quarter showed better than expected sales in the retail sector, the latest Retail NZ Retail Radar survey indicates half of retailers didn't hit their sales targets - with 36 per cent not expecting to do ... More >>

Announcement on Single Use Plastic Carrier Bags positive

Friday, 10 August 2018, 12:37 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ says that today's announcement from Government that it intends to ban single-use plastic carrier bags is great news More >>

Court Decision Shows Nationwide Consistency Needed on Easter

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 12:10 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ says ongoing confusion over Easter Sunday trading can only be resolved by Government leadership to repeal the shop trading hours restrictions. The comments follow a Court decision overturning a Napier City Council policy allowing shops to ... More >>

Nationwide Consistency Needed on Easter

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 12:09 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ says ongoing confusion over Easter Sunday trading can only be resolved by Government leadership to repeal the shop trading hours restrictions. The comments follow a Court decision overturning a Napier City Council policy allowing shops to ... More >>

Retail NZ Welcomes PCE Report on Compostable Plastics

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 12:25 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ has welcomed the results of an inquiry by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment into compostable plastics and bioplastics. More >>

Problematic Environment for Retailers

Monday, 2 July 2018, 10:33 am | Retail NZ

Retail NZ has published a report card highlighting problematic issues for the retail sector, including industrial relations, consumer spending, regulation and crime. More >>

Retail NZ Welcomes Review of the Holidays Act

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 1:41 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ has welcomed the Government's announcement that it is establishing a working group to review the Holidays Act. More >>

Retail market steady in first quarter - Retail NZ report

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 10:08 am | Retail NZ

The latest Retail NZ Retail Radar report shows that the retail market was largely steady in the quarter ended 31 March. More >>

Easter Sunday a success but national rules needed: report

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 9:40 am | Retail NZ

A new report by Retail NZ (attached) shows that Easter Sunday trading was a success this year in those Council districts where shops were allowed to open, with the rights of shop workers and customers well-protected if they didn't want to work or shop. More >>

Government Moves on GST Welcomed by Retail NZ

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 12:08 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ has welcomed today’s announcement by the Minister of Revenue and the Minister of Customs that foreign websites selling into New Zealand will have to register for GST from 1 October next year. More >>

 

 

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