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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



APRIL 2020 SALES
April 2020 compared to April 2019 DOWN -79.8%
April 2020 sales compared to March 2020 DOWN -77.9%



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 1st May 2020.