BNZ has released its latest statistics on the amount of online spending by New Zealanders compared to last year. We also look at how the leap year affected reporting.
Any mention of the cloud these days tends to lead to thoughts of software and server farms. But young Kiwi designer Richard Clarkson has taken a more literal approach and his range of technology-infused, meteorological-themed lights is gaining plenty of global attention.
Shoppers don’t all wake up in the morning with a simultaneous hankering for the item of the day – they’re driven by cyclical, measurable trends. Jenny Keown examines the trend-generating cultural shifts likely to affect retailers this year.
A new Chinese travel law that has been implemented is being blamed for the significant drop in tourism numbers coming into New Zealand. Statistics New Zealand shows why this decline is of less impact than we assume.