Good start for retail
Kiwis have kicked the shopping year off to a good start, spending 5.1 per cent or $191 million more last month compared with January 2012, Paymark says.
Paymark processes about three-quarters of electronic retail payments in New Zealand.
From December to January, spending increased a seasonally adjusted 0.6 per cent, the fourth consecutive monthly spending gain.
Taranaki Daily News