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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 >>

Retail NZ Welcomes Government Commitment on GST

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 2:50 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ has welcomed comments by Revenue Minister the Hon. Stuart Nash that the Government will "absolutely" move to make foreign websites register for GST. More >>

Australian Study Shows GST Registration Best Option

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 8:25 pm | Retail NZ

Australian Study Shows GST Registration Best Option for Foreign Websites Retail NZ says that an Australian Productivity Commission report released today reinforces the fact that our Government should move immediately to make foreign websites register ... More >>

Record Xmas Spending Projected But Retail under Pressure

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 9:23 am | Retail NZ

With just two months to go until Christmas, Retail NZ reckons that consumers will spend a record $17.4 billion in the lead up to the big day, but says retailers are still facing intense competition. More >>

New World Call on Plastic Bags a Positive Step - Retail NZ

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 11:18 am | Retail NZ

Retail NZ says that today's announcement that New World will be aiming to be free of single-use plastic bags by the end of next year is good news. "There's increasing customer demand across the board for retailers to eliminate single-use plastic bags, ... More >>

Retail NZ Welcomes Countdown Move on Plastic Bags

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 1:49 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ says it's great news that Countdown is moving to phase out plastic bags and congratulates all retailers that have taken steps to reduce the number of plastic bags being issued. More >>

Want a Christmas Job in Retail? Read Retail NZ's Advice

Monday, 18 September 2017, 1:29 pm | Retail NZ

Want a Christmas Job in Retail? Read Retail NZ's Advice First! With less than 100 days to go until Christmas, many people will be looking for seasonal work in retail stores, and Retail NZ has published some advice for would-be shop workers about how ... More >>

Retail NZ Calls for Election Spending Restraint

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 1:24 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ is calling on all political parties to rein in their election spending promises, after revelations that the major parties are promising to increase Government spending by between $7.6 billion and $25.9 billion over the next three years. More >>

Auckland Council Decision on Easter Choice "Disappointing"

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 1:19 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ is deeply disappointed that Auckland Council has nearly unanimously rejected the possibility of consulting on an EasterSunday Trading Policy. More >>

Retail NZ Disappointed on Sunday Trading

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 4:18 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ Disappointed That Auckland Council Wants to Deny Choice to Consumers, Employees And Businesses More >>

Retailers Gloomy as Election Looms

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 9:52 am | Retail NZ

More than half of retailers failed to meet their sales targets in the quarter to 30 June, according to the latest Retail NZ Retail Radar Report. More >>

5.1% Increase in Average Retail Wage Rates

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 10:02 am | Retail NZ

Retail NZ has published the results of its annual report on wages across the sector and, on average, wages have increased by 5.1 per cent over the last year, from $20.73 to $21.80. More >>

Labour Multinational Tax Move a Good Start

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 2:51 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ says it's great news that the Labour Party is proposing a crackdown on multinational tax avoidance, but wants action on multinationals to focus specifically on GST as well as corporate tax. "It's well reported that some multinationals ... More >>

Retail NZ Calls for Government to Follow Aussie GST Lead

Friday, 23 June 2017, 12:13 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ is stepping up calls for the New Zealand Government to close a tax loophole that lets foreign websites get away without paying GST after the Australian federal Parliament has closed a similar loophole in Australia. More >>



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