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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.

Swimming pools are in hot demand as Kiwi's spend up large. Photo / Getty Images Kiwis are spending big bucks... Read more
Published on: 2021-12-04
By Bay of Plenty Times
People need to hold their tempers and expect queues in some places with relaxed Covid-19 restrictions likely to bring shoppers... Read more
Published on: 2021-12-04
By Radio New Zealand
Following months of covid restrictions, many retailers welcomed the chance to cash in on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, with... Read more
Published on: 2021-12-03
By BusinessDesk
International flat-pack furniture giant Ikea's move into the New Zealand market could put pressure on local retailers - but some... Read more
Published on: 2021-12-02
November 29 2021 Most of the upper North Island - including Auckland - will go straight into the red level... Read more
Published on: 2021-12-01
By New Zealand Herald
British sportswear retailer JD Sports recently opened in the Sylvia Park mall, Auckland, and has announced plans to expand nationwide.... Read more
Published on: 2021-12-01
Black Friday spending was up seven per cent this year, according to Worldline data. Shoppers spent $248.2 million in the... Read more
Published on: 2021-12-01
By Dominion Post
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the capital, with Wellington's online advent calendar officially open for business.... Read more
Published on: 2021-12-01
By New Zealand Herald

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