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Credit bureau Centrix says business debt demand is starting to rise, suggesting improving business confidence
3rd May 22, 5:00am
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Credit bureau Centrix says business debt demand is starting to rise, suggesting improving business confidence
Latest Kiwibank household spending data shows that the March quarter spending was 'especially weak'
11th Apr 22, 1:11pm
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Latest Kiwibank household spending data shows that the March quarter spending was 'especially weak'
Fourth quarter online spending up 45% year-on-year, with Kiwis splurging to the tune of $2.5 billion, NZ Post says
12th Feb 22, 9:20am
by Toby Allen
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Fourth quarter online spending up 45% year-on-year, with Kiwis splurging to the tune of $2.5 billion, NZ Post says
David Hargreaves highlights some of the issues he's looking out for in 2022 and ponders what's looking increasingly like a very unpleasant legacy of the global pandemic
9th Dec 21, 10:03am
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David Hargreaves highlights some of the issues he's looking out for in 2022 and ponders what's looking increasingly like a very unpleasant legacy of the global pandemic
The old favourites - Covid, closed borders and hot houses - ruled the year again. But Covid got much more up close and personal, and there's a menacing 'new', but familiar-looking, kid in town. David Hargreaves shares his views on the year that was
7th Dec 21, 9:30am
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The old favourites - Covid, closed borders and hot houses - ruled the year again. But Covid got much more up close and personal, and there's a menacing 'new', but familiar-looking, kid in town. David Hargreaves shares his views on the year that was
BNZ says increase in Auckland electronic card spending since bricks and mortar retail reopened pushed it above where it was at when the city's lockdown began in August
19th Nov 21, 1:01pm
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BNZ says increase in Auckland electronic card spending since bricks and mortar retail reopened pushed it above where it was at when the city's lockdown began in August
Auckland spending has bounced after the loosening of Covid restrictions, but services spending is still well down, according to Kiwibank credit and debit card data
18th Nov 21, 11:30am
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Auckland spending has bounced after the loosening of Covid restrictions, but services spending is still well down, according to Kiwibank credit and debit card data
With Auckland's lockdown reaching day 62, Gareth Vaughan argues it's time for more carrot and less stick, at least for vaccinated rule followers
18th Oct 21, 12:39pm
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With Auckland's lockdown reaching day 62, Gareth Vaughan argues it's time for more carrot and less stick, at least for vaccinated rule followers
'The rebound is looking less like last year’s Red bull-powered hill sprint, and more like a herbal tea inspired jog uphill'
12th Oct 21, 10:31am
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'The rebound is looking less like last year’s Red bull-powered hill sprint, and more like a herbal tea inspired jog uphill'
Data from Kiwibank economists shows a significant drop in spending during the latest lockdown - but much smaller than the drop seen at Level 4 last year
1st Sep 21, 11:53am
Data from Kiwibank economists shows a significant drop in spending during the latest lockdown - but much smaller than the drop seen at Level 4 last year
It seems the lockdown period and subsequent changes to working patterns have helped push us towards hypochondria - and given us sore necks and bad backs
12th Jul 21, 3:27pm
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It seems the lockdown period and subsequent changes to working patterns have helped push us towards hypochondria - and given us sore necks and bad backs
David Hargreaves looks to the second half of the year and beyond with a mixture of hope and trepidation
15th Jun 21, 2:40pm
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David Hargreaves looks to the second half of the year and beyond with a mixture of hope and trepidation
ASB-linked, Sweden-founded, Klarna is offering Kiwi customers the chance to split their purchase costs into four interest-free payments
4th May 21, 8:33am
by admin
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ASB-linked, Sweden-founded, Klarna is offering Kiwi customers the chance to split their purchase costs into four interest-free payments
Kiwibank economists say according to the bank's own transaction data, spending slumped 9% in the March quarter
8th Apr 21, 11:46am
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Kiwibank economists say according to the bank's own transaction data, spending slumped 9% in the March quarter
Kiwibank economists have been tracking our spending - and we are still doing our best to make up for the lack of tourist dollars
29th Jan 21, 5:00am
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Kiwibank economists have been tracking our spending - and we are still doing our best to make up for the lack of tourist dollars
David Hargreaves with a wish list for 2021, which includes vaccines, open borders and cooling house prices
13th Dec 20, 7:02am
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David Hargreaves with a wish list for 2021, which includes vaccines, open borders and cooling house prices
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics points out that for many businesses their best customers will be the last ones to get vaccinated for COVID-19
9th Dec 20, 12:41pm
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Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics points out that for many businesses their best customers will be the last ones to get vaccinated for COVID-19
David Hargreaves reviews 2020 - a year that proved to be anything but the 'stable and boring' one he was looking for
6th Dec 20, 6:31am
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David Hargreaves reviews 2020 - a year that proved to be anything but the 'stable and boring' one he was looking for
Retail chain The Warehouse won't be paying a dividend this year and says it faces continued uncertainty around its trading outlook
8th Oct 20, 2:54pm
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Retail chain The Warehouse won't be paying a dividend this year and says it faces continued uncertainty around its trading outlook
Kiwibank economists have been scrutinising our Covid spending. It's good news and bad news. We are eating really healthily. But we're drinking more and gambling
6th Oct 20, 3:14pm
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Kiwibank economists have been scrutinising our Covid spending. It's good news and bad news. We are eating really healthily. But we're drinking more and gambling
Labour Party reportedly set to unveil policy to regulate retail payment fees on Tuesday in move designed to reduce fees small businesses pay their banks
8th Sep 20, 10:18am
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Labour Party reportedly set to unveil policy to regulate retail payment fees on Tuesday in move designed to reduce fees small businesses pay their banks
Retail NZ says about 10,000 retailers are estimated to be in danger of going out of business over the next 12 months
2nd Sep 20, 10:24am
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Retail NZ says about 10,000 retailers are estimated to be in danger of going out of business over the next 12 months
UBS analysts cook up a hypothetical net interest margin for buy now pay later juggernaut Afterpay on the back of its annual financial results
1st Sep 20, 9:17am
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UBS analysts cook up a hypothetical net interest margin for buy now pay later juggernaut Afterpay on the back of its annual financial results
Monthly Xero Small Business Insights data series showed promising signs for revenue and employment overall in July, before Auckland's August Level 3 lockdown
31st Aug 20, 5:00am
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Monthly Xero Small Business Insights data series showed promising signs for revenue and employment overall in July, before Auckland's August Level 3 lockdown
Flexigroup NZ says it will 'shake-up NZ’s buy now pay later sector with some major changes' in September; Harmoney posts loss but says it's in a 'strong financial position'
28th Aug 20, 2:44pm
Flexigroup NZ says it will 'shake-up NZ’s buy now pay later sector with some major changes' in September; Harmoney posts loss but says it's in a 'strong financial position'