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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 >>

NZ Merchant Fees Still Much Higher than Australia And the UK

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 9:47 am | Retail NZ

Retail NZ has today released the results of its 2018 Payments Survey which show that New Zealand merchants continue to pay too much for credit and contactless debit card transactions, when compared with merchants in Australia and the UK. More >>

Aussie Tax Office Coming for NZ Retailers: Time NZ Acted

Friday, 13 April 2018, 9:51 am | Retail NZ

13 April 2018 Aussie Tax Office Coming for Kiwi Retailers – Time for NZ Govt Action New rules mean New Zealand online retailers need to register for Australian GST from 1 July if they sell to Aussie consumers, and Retail NZ has renewed its call for our ... More >>

Time for Change on Shop Trading Hours Legislation

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 10:26 am | Retail NZ

Retail NZ has written to the Minister for Workplace Relations asking for the Government to amend or repeal the Shop Trading Hours Act, which restricts the ability of shops to open on Easter Sunday. "In the 21st century, shop trading hours are effectively ... More >>

Retailers Report Positive Christmas Trading Period

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 10:25 am | Retail NZ

The latest Retail NZ Retail Radar report shows that the Christmas trading season was largely positive for many retailers. More >>

Give to Charity, Not Beggars, This Christmas

Monday, 11 December 2017, 12:03 pm | Retail NZ

While Christmas is the season of goodwill, Retail NZ is urging shoppers to give to charity, not to beggars in the lead-up to Christmas. More >>

Research Shows Retail Crime Getting Worse And More Violent

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 2:07 pm | Retail NZ

The cost of retail crime is around $1.1 billion a year, and retailers are facing increasingly organised and violent criminals according to a new study by Retail NZ and the University of Otago. More >>

Hope for Xmas Retail Following Poor Winter Sales Period

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 8:45 am | Retail NZ

Retailers are hoping that the arrival of summer and the Christmas season will see an upswing of consumer spending after 57 per cent of retailers failed to hit their sales targets in the September quarter, according to a new survey by Retail NZ. More >>

One Month until Christmas - Keep Your Receipts

Saturday, 25 November 2017, 11:54 am | Retail NZ

ONE MONTH UNTIL CHRISTMAS - KEEP YOUR RECEIPTS With just one month to go until Christmas, Retail NZ is reminding customers to shop carefully, and to keep their receipts from purchases in case anything goes wrong. "When you're shopping from a New Zealand ... More >>

New Stats Show Retail Sector under Real Pressure

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 12:27 pm | Retail NZ

The New Zealand retail sector is facing an ongoing squeeze, with almost no growth in retail spending in the quarter ended 30 September, Retail NZ said today. More >>

Quarter of Retailers Plan Decoration-Free Christmas

Monday, 20 November 2017, 10:16 am | Retail NZ

A survey of Retail NZ members shows that just over a quarter of all retailers will not be decorating their stores for Christmas this year, while 45 per cent will be combining summer and winter themes to create a Kiwi Christmas experience. More >>

Retail NZ Asks Nash to Stand by GST Commitment

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 2:00 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ Asks Nash to Stand by GST Commitment Retail NZ is asking Revenue Minister the Hon Stuart Nash to stand by his commitment to make sure that foreign websites are paying their share of GST, after reports that he "jumped the gun" in ... More >>

 

 

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