Highlights for the month of September
- Total online retail spending by Kiwis’ was up 15% compared to September last year.
- Online retail sales at local sites were up 13% on last September.
- Spending at offshore sites was up 16% on September last year. Approximately a quarter of the growth in international spending compared to September 2015 came from Computer stores. Spending in this category was up more than 30%, possibly encouraged by the iPhone 7 release during the month.