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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 >>

Soft Plastics Recycling Programme to Dunedin

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 11:42 am | Retail NZ

Retail NZ has welcomed the extension of the Soft Plastics Recycling Programme to Dunedin. “Plastic bags are a key part of packaging everything from chocolate wrappers to potato chip bags, and the extension of the Soft Plastics Recycling Programme to ... More >>

Retail NZ Welcomes Aggravated Robbery Package

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 2:05 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ has welcomed the Government's announcement of a $1.8 million fund to help small high-risk retail businesses combat aggravated robberies. More >>

Tax Adjustments Good But Should Come Earlier

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 3:30 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ has welcomed the tax adjustments proposed in today’s Budget, but says they should kick in earlier. More >>

Buy From Reputable Businesses to Avoid Scams Says Retail NZ

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 12:24 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ is warning customers that they’re better protected from scams if they shop locally and buy from reputable retailers. The warning follows printed flyers being delivered to homes in the Wellington region offering half price iphones and ... More >>

Retail NZ Publishes Election Wishlist

Monday, 1 May 2017, 12:40 pm | Retail NZ

Lower income taxes, greater controls on council rates, a review of GST and more national consistency on regulation are top of Retail NZ's wishlist for the election, in a policy statement published today. More >>

Big Cities Left Behind on Easter Sunday Shopping

Monday, 10 April 2017, 1:41 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ says it is heartened that more than a third of all local councils have now adopted policies that permit shops in their districts to open their doors on Easter Sunday and says that momentum is on the side of a more liberal approach towards ... More >>

Government Action Needed on $1 Billion Retail Crime Problem

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 10:13 am | Retail NZ

Retail crime is a growing problem. It costs the country around $1 billion a year in losses, and with a greater risk of violence than ever, Retail NZ is calling on the Government to adopt a three-point Action Plan to help stop criminal offending. More >>

Multinational tax crackdown a disappointment

Friday, 3 March 2017, 11:11 am | Retail NZ

Retail NZ says it is disappointed that the proposed crackdown on tax avoidance by multinational companies hasn’t included moves to require firms to register for GST if they are selling goods to New Zealand customers. More >>

Australian Government Leads the Way on GST

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 3:48 pm | Retail NZ

The Australian Government has today introduced legislation to the House of Representatives that will require foreign retailers and online marketplaces to register for Australian GST, and Retail NZ says it’s time NZ’s National-led Government followed suit. More >>

Retail NZ Supports Proposals for More Police Resources

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 4:19 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ has come out in support of proposals by the Government, Labour and New Zealand First to increase Police resources, but also says that retail crime needs to be given greater priority. More >>

Make 2017 the Year of E-Fairness, Says Retail NZ

Sunday, 1 January 2017, 1:43 pm | Retail NZ

Retail NZ is calling on the Government to make one of its 2017 priorities the closure of a tax loophole that allows foreign retailers not to pay their fair share of tax when selling low value goods to New Zealanders. More >>

Wellington retail performing well post-Quake

Friday, 16 December 2016, 9:59 am | Retail NZ

A month after the November earthquakes, Retail NZ reports the sector is in good heart overall across the Wellington region, although some businesses are suffering. More >>



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