With Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest popping up alongside all the traditional media channels, companies are spoiled for choice on how to communicate with their customers these days. The only problem is that a significant amount of budget is being spent on the
The traditional Father’s Day presents of books and sporting goods may reign supreme, but flowers are also becoming increasingly popular. Data released by Paymark has tracked the trends in spending over the celebratory day and showed an overall decrease in spending.
Retail and hospitality small to medium sized businesses are growing at a faster pace than other sectors in the SME space, yet with that comes extreme competitive pressure. Of the retail and hospitality SMEs surveyed for the MYOB Business Monitor, 44 percent experienced a jump
Westpac senior economist Satish Ranchhod warns that while retail spending has been holding up well, New Zealand may still be hit by the financial effects of a drought over summer.
Despite New Zealand’s consumer confidence being ahead of the pack, Nielsen has found Kiwis aren’t feeling particularly generous with their spending. Forty four percent of those surveyed felt that the next 12 months would be a good time to buy things – a percentage which