The Online Retail Sales report for December 2018 is now ready to download.
Highlights of this month's report include:
- New Zealand’s total online retail spending in December was 6% higher than in December last year.
- Online spending at international merchants was down 1%, the first time we have seen a negative year-on-year growth rate.
- Spending at local online sites was up 10%, outpacing the growth rate at traditional stores, where spending was only up 1.3% year-on-year.