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Retail NZ in the media

Retail NZ represents the retail sector in the media. Check out our latest appearances in the news below!

Retail NZ is the voice of New Zealand retail businesses. As a result, our advocacy work is regularly featured in the news. Over the last year Retail NZ appeared in the media more than 1000 times, speaking up for retail business owners. So if you own or manage a retail operation, an ecommerce store, a pop-up shop, an Instagram Shop, or anything retail-related, we are here for you!

What retail issues does Retail NZ discuss in New Zealand’s news?
  • COVID-19: We are lobbying Government for urgent clarification on lockdown rules.
  • Urban planning: Retail NZ plays a lead role in the business coalition Progress Wellington, to make Let’s Get Wellington Moving a productive project for the community.
  • Employment law changes: We speak on proposed law changes. For example, “Fair Pay”, additional leave for parent-teacher interviews, and increases in minimum wage.
  • Instore violence and antisocial behaviour: The retail industry is suffering from rising crime rates, and we are shedding light on the situation.
  • And more.

The incident at Downtown is part of the string of retail crime being committed across New Zealand. Retail crime is... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-17
By Manawatu Standard
Retail NZ has praised a proposal from Act targeting combating youth crime Retail NZ has praised a proposal from Act... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-16
By NZ City
[00:07:31] HEATHER DU PLESSIS-ALLAN ACT [Party] has released its plan for how to tackle retail crime and Retail NZ loves... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-16
By Newstalk ZB
A top retailer says social media might be key in helping discourage repeat thefts. ACT [Party] is proposing an instant... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-16
By Newstalk ZB
A top retailer says social media might be key in helping discourage repeat thefts. ACT [Party] is proposing an instant... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-16
By Newstalk ZB
The policy has also been backed by the Newmarket Business Association and Retail NZ.... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-16
By Radio New Zealand
ACT's new crime policy, which would issue burglars with swift penalties, is being welcomed by Auckland business groups. ACT leader... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-16
By Radio New Zealand
The Act Party wants to reinstate the Three Strikes Law in its new law and order policy released this morning.... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-16
By Radio New Zealand

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