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A rosy Valentine’s Day for some

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 9:07 am | Paymark Plus

Spending on Valentine’s Day (14th February) through Paymark totalled $204 million, up $10 million or 5.3% on the level of spending on the previous Thursday (7th February). Florists (+378%), Jewellers (+70%) and Restaurant/cafes (+23%) were up strongly on ... More >>

Waiting for the last few days

Monday, 17 December 2018, 10:23 am | Paymark Plus

The home straight, the final furlong. The last mile. Here we are in the final run up to Christmas. More >>

Christmas Eve sets new record

Saturday, 24 December 2016, 5:00 pm | Paymark Plus

The busiest 15 seconds in retail shopping in New Zealand came early this year with the peak arriving at 11:45am rather than falling in the traditional 1230 to 1pm period. Last year Christmas Eve peaked at 157 transactions per second. This year that figure ... More >>

Modest Pick-up in Big Ticket Spending for August

Thursday, 10 September 2009, 11:18 am | Paymark Plus

Paymark figures for the last 28 days of August show a 0.7 percent growth rate, similar to July and above the 0.3 percent growth rate for the first half of the year. More >>

Kiwis Continue To Choose Debit Over Credit

Monday, 8 June 2009, 3:49 pm | Paymark Plus

New Zealanders are continuing to purchase with EFTPOS rather than rely on credit cards, show the latest Paymark figures. Debit card use was up 7.8 percent per annum for the month of May while credit card use remained flat at just 0.4 percent rise. More >>

Ten Days to Christmas and a Slow Start to Spending

Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 12:58 pm | Paymark Plus

Good morning   Please find attached and below a release on December spending from Paymark. Please do get in touch for further information or to speak to a Paymark spokesperson.   Kind regards Melissa     Media Release Tuesday 16 December More >>

Retailers brace for Christmas rush

Friday, 5 December 2008, 2:29 pm | Paymark Plus

Paymark-processed transactions were up 1.2 percent in the last 28 days of November versus the same month in 2007, a sharp drop in the growth rate of previous months.  In total $3.54 billion was spent across the Paymark network for the month, via 68 ... More >>

Kiwis Say It With Flowers For Mother's Day

Tuesday, 13 May 2008, 1:46 pm | Paymark Plus

Media release 13 May 2008     Kiwis Say It With Flowers For Mother's Day   It appears that Mums around the country were showered with flowers this Mother’s Day, as Paymark figures show transactions at florists sat at more than 3.5 times the normal ... More >>

Christmas Sales Statistics Report

Thursday, 23 December 2004, 2:56 pm | Paymark Plus

Last Minute Shopping Rush a Good Sign for Retailers Latest electronic transaction statistics highlight bumper Christmas More >>

Christmas Shoppers Spend $750 Million In 3rd Week

Wednesday, 24 December 2003, 12:10 am | Paymark Plus

It’s been the biggest week for December shopping in New Zealand with Christmas shoppers spending $750 million through the Paymark EFTPOS system. Based on Paymark figures our estimate is that the total market is up 3% on the same period last year. More >>

Christmas rush starts early!

Thursday, 18 December 2003, 4:19 pm | Paymark Plus

The Christmas shopping rush is definitely on. Paymark estimates an upward swing of nearly 12% on the same period for last year and New Zealand retailers can expect their tills to ring even louder over the next week as people count down to Christmas. More >>

Retailers Provided Internet Based Eftpos Option

Monday, 10 November 2003, 11:07 am | Paymark Plus

Retailers on the Paymark EFTPOS network will continue to be supported while an innovative new network based on Internet protocol is introduced throughout the country. More >>

New Year’s Eve Spending Leaps By 23%

Friday, 17 January 2003, 8:59 am | Paymark Plus

It was the biggest Christmas on record for retailers in December reveals the Paymark Pulse report. The report shows shoppers spent $2.9 billion through the Paymark system in December 2002, 11% more than in 2001 ($2.6 billion). More >>

Christmas Shoppers Spend $1.2 Billion

Wednesday, 18 December 2002, 9:27 am | Paymark Plus

Christmas has come earlier this year for retailers with Christmas shoppers spending $1.24 billion through the Paymark electronic payments system in the first two weeks of December. More >>

Kiwis Spend $197 Million Over Labour Weekend

Wednesday, 30 October 2002, 3:45 pm | Paymark Plus

New Zealanders spent $197 million through the Paymark electronic payments system over Labour Weekend reveals Paymark Pulse, the new report reflecting retail consumer spending levels. This result compares with $182 million spent last year at the same ... More >>