In Retail – New Zealand FY17 in Review

SNAPSHOT FY17 retail growth was strong at 3.7% (nominal 5.5%) and continued to outpace the broader economy, with GDP growing 2.7%. Retail growth in FY17 was spread across the country,...

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In Retail – FY17 in Review

SNAPSHOT Retail sales up 2.9% to $307 billion Online sales slowing, but continuing to outpace traditional retail sales Consumer confidence in pessimistic territory and down a...

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Market Conditions

Retail sales 1 month 3 months 12 months (0.1%) +0.2% +2.2%   Online retail sales 1 month 3 months 12 months +0.8% +1.1%...

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Market Conditions

Retail sales 1 month 3 months 12 months (0.1%) +0.2% +2.7%   Online retail sales 1 month 3 months 12 months +0.2% +0.7%...

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Market Conditions

Retail sales 1 month 3 months 12 months +0.4% +0.4% +3.0%   Online retail sales 1 month 3 months 12 months (0.5%) +1.2%...

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Agribusiness Industry Insights

Our Agribusiness framework includes knowledge sharing across a national team who are passionate about delivering solutions. Please see below three recent headline news stories and what they mean for...

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What’s News in Retail – February 2017

Consumer confidence The Westpac-Melbourne Institute Consumer Confidence Index increased by 2.3% in February 2017. While the Westpac-Melbourne Institute Consumer Confidence Index...

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National Mining Chronicle – Cap to cash

Australia’s miners notably reduced their average days working capital in the 2016 financial year by paying their creditors later, according to a report from advisory firm McGrathNicol. The...

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Food and Drink Business – Cash in the crosshairs

Inventory management is driving a cash crunch for food and beverage companies, writes Sean Wiles from McGrathNicol Advisory. Getting working capital processes right can be very challenging,...

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What’s News in Retail – January 2017

Consumer confidence The Westpac-Melbourne Institute Consumer Confidence Index rose by 0.1% in January 2017. After a 3.9% deterioration in the index in December 2016, the 0.1...

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