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Retail NZ Sales Index


The Retail NZ Sales Index measures credit card spending data with Retail NZ merchants who process their sales with Westpac and reports the change in average sales per site.


Spending compared to the previous year



MARCH 2020 SALES
March 2020 sales compared to February 2020 DOWN -4.4%
March 2020 compared to March 2019 DOWN -7.3%



Retail Radar - quarterly headlines from the retail sector


Retail Radar is our quarterly research report that provides a snapshot of retailer sentiment, and identifies future expectations of sales, inflation and employment intentions.

The report on the fourth quarter of 2019 is out now:




Updated 3rd February 2020