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Greg Harford

6th Aug 20, 1:54pm
The retail sector still seeing two-speed trading with many operators reporting sales up up but a significant minority reporting falling sales
The retail sector still seeing two-speed trading with many operators reporting sales up up but a significant minority reporting falling sales
6th Aug 20, 1:54pm
6th Aug 20, 9:34am
Retail NZ and banks trumpet cuts in Visa & Mastercard interchange fees and merchants' contactless debit fees, but Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi wants more competition
Retail NZ and banks trumpet cuts in Visa & Mastercard interchange fees and merchants' contactless debit fees, but Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi wants more competition
6th Aug 20, 9:34am
4th Jun 20, 6:42pm
Neither retailers nor commercial property owners satisfied with where the Government landed on how rent relief should be negotiated
Neither retailers nor commercial property owners satisfied with where the Government landed on how rent relief should be negotiated
4th Jun 20, 6:42pm
24th Apr 20, 11:14am
Business groups warn of widespread failures and job losses if commercial tenants aren't given rent relief
Business groups warn of widespread failures and job losses if commercial tenants aren't given rent relief
24th Apr 20, 11:14am
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9th Apr 20, 8:00am
Limit on contactless payments increasing to $200 from $80 to encourage consumers not to touch payments terminals. Good for our health, but bad for EFTPOS?
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Limit on contactless payments increasing to $200 from $80 to encourage consumers not to touch payments terminals. Good for our health, but bad for EFTPOS?
9th Apr 20, 8:00am
8th Apr 20, 10:00am
In the fourth part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at EFTPOS and COVID-19, and finds banks in charge of implementing some of the key technologies that could crimp their revenues
In the fourth part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at EFTPOS and COVID-19, and finds banks in charge of implementing some of the key technologies that could crimp their revenues
8th Apr 20, 10:00am
28th Mar 20, 10:32am
In the third part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at the complications of interchange & merchant service fees and finds a government minister still waving a regulatory stick
In the third part of a series on NZ's retail payment systems, Gareth Vaughan looks at the complications of interchange & merchant service fees and finds a government minister still waving a regulatory stick
28th Mar 20, 10:32am
21st Oct 19, 9:48am
Gareth Vaughan casts an eye over UBS research tomes on Afterpay and the buy now, pay later sector to get a feel for its success and the threats it faces
Gareth Vaughan casts an eye over UBS research tomes on Afterpay and the buy now, pay later sector to get a feel for its success and the threats it faces
21st Oct 19, 9:48am
16th Apr 19, 4:53pm
Report from Retail NZ shows retailers have had a slow start to 2019 
Report from Retail NZ shows retailers have had a slow start to 2019 
16th Apr 19, 4:53pm
4th Apr 19, 1:21pm
Veiled threats by eBay and Alibaba that they could be forced to go offline if the Government doesn't give them more time to get ready to start paying GST met with scepticism by MPs
Veiled threats by eBay and Alibaba that they could be forced to go offline if the Government doesn't give them more time to get ready to start paying GST met with scepticism by MPs
4th Apr 19, 1:21pm
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18th Oct 18, 10:06am
Govt proposes law change to require overseas retailers selling goods to New Zealanders online to start paying GST; Change won't necessarily cost online shoppers more
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Govt proposes law change to require overseas retailers selling goods to New Zealanders online to start paying GST; Change won't necessarily cost online shoppers more
18th Oct 18, 10:06am
22nd Apr 18, 5:45pm
The debate & lobbying over whether retail payments ought to be regulated in NZ bubbled to the surface again this week, with the ball slowly but surely moving firmly into the government's court
The debate & lobbying over whether retail payments ought to be regulated in NZ bubbled to the surface again this week, with the ball slowly but surely moving firmly into the government's court
22nd Apr 18, 5:45pm
18th Apr 18, 9:02am
What the NZ retail payments industry is doing to facilitate open banking and reduce merchant fees to keep the Government happy and avoid regulation
What the NZ retail payments industry is doing to facilitate open banking and reduce merchant fees to keep the Government happy and avoid regulation
18th Apr 18, 9:02am
5th Mar 17, 8:12pm
'Measured' approach proposed for closing multinationals' tax loopholes seen as too tough by big business consultant and too weak by retail lobby group
'Measured' approach proposed for closing multinationals' tax loopholes seen as too tough by big business consultant and too weak by retail lobby group
5th Mar 17, 8:12pm

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Days to the General Election: 35
See Party Policies here. Party Lists here.