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Snap Lockdown Snaps Spending Streak

Press Release – Kiwibank

The resilience of household spending has surprised us, and has been a key driver of the Kiwi economys post-lockdown recovery. The splurge in spending over the second half of last year lasted much longer than expected. But now we have seen a … Read more »

Shoppers Not Convinced Supermarket “specials” Are Genuine, Consumer NZ Survey Finds

Press Release – Consumer

Seven out of 10 Kiwis think supermarket specials have become so common that theyre questioning whether the savings are genuine, Consumer NZs latest survey has found. Consumer NZ chief executive Jon Duffy said signs promising discount deals … Read more »

Vape Shop Security Will Worsen If Draft Regulations Pass

Press Release – AVCA

Concerns raised in the vaping industry about shop security could become a wider reality if proposed regulations add more cost and scarcity to vaping products, says a leading Kiwi tobacco harm reduction advocate. <img src=”” … Read more »

Submissions Reveal Concern About Loss Of Vape Flavours

Press Release – Aotearoa Vapers Community Advocacy

The Vaping Regulatory Authority has confirmed it received a total of 2,518 submissions on the Ministry of Healths draft vaping regulations which closed on 15 March. Over half of the submissions – 1,375 – came from general retailers, leading … Read more »

Countdown Delivers The Latest Online Shopping Tech To Christchurch Shoppers

Press Release – Countdown

As demand for online shopping continues to grow in Christchurch, Countdown is today introducing brand new technology to its Moorhouse store which will increase the availability of online shopping in the city by an additional 4,000 orders per week. Known as Order … Read more »

New Standards For Cycle Security And Access Needed To Support Micromobility – Expert

Press Release – Electric Bike Team

A lack of cycle access and security at public transportation hubs is hampering the growth of sustainable micromobility in urban areas – according to industry experts. New insurance data shows nationwide theft of e-bikes has surged more than 115% in … Read more »

Upbeat End To 2020 For NZ’s Smartphone Market, And Key Trends For 2021

Press Release – IDC

The New Zealand smartphone market finished 2020 on a high, achieving annual growth in the fourth quarter, a feat not seen since Q3 of 2018. According to the latest IDC Asia/Pacific Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker , New Zealand Smartphone shipments … Read more »

World’s First Hemp-Chicken Pizza Coming In Hot From HELL

Press Release – Hells

Wellington, 25 March 2021 – HELLs cult classic Death by Chicken Pizza makes a comeback tomorrow, but not as fans know it from its three previous limited releases that sold out in record time. Locally produced natural hemp-based chicken replaces … Read more »

Consumer NZ Put A $29 Kmart Blender To Test, And It Did Not Go Well

Press Release – Consumer

Kmart champions low prices for life just dont expect some of its products to last longer than a few years, let alone a lifetime. Consumer NZ trialled a $29 blender from Kmart to the test. The results were underwhelming. For starters, according … Read more »

Westland Unveils Project Goldrush: A $40 Million Investment To Access Global Consumer Butter Market

Press Release – Westland Milk Products

Westland Milk Products is embarking on an ambitious $40 million plan to double capacity of its consumer butter manufacturing facility. The plan to increase production of premium grass-fed consumer butter brand Westgold has been five years in the making … Read more »

Actress Antonia Prebble Joins Spring Sheep Milk Co. To Launch Toddler Milk

Press Release – Spring Sheep Milk Co

Actress Antonia Prebble partners with Spring Sheep Milk Co. to launch toddler milk drink Actress and mum to 20-month-old Freddie, Antonia Prebble is delighted to be helping introduce New Zealand to a brand-new source of toddler nutrition. Antonia … Read more »

Gull Reaches 100 – Magic Milestone Marks Cheaper Fuel For NZ

Press Release – Gull New Zealand

Gull New Zealand says todays announcement of its 100th site marks a proud milestone in the company history of delivering fuel savings and competition at the pump for Kiwis which has forever changed the face of energy retailing in New Zealand. Read more »

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