Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search


Trademe: Cars Dominate Top 20 March Search Items

Kiwis Click Into Overdrive As Cars Dominate Top 20 Search Items In March

Half of the top 20 searches in March were for cars according to the latest Trade Me figures.

For the second month in a row, Toyota is number one with 72,014 searches. New entrant Subaru debuts in the number thirteen spot and BMW joins the race with 16,730 searches.

Unfazed by the rumble of motors, Playboy continues to own the number two position, while rival Von Dutch slides down to number 12. New fashion entrant Billabong debuts this month with 15,685 searches. Will they give the bunny a run for its money?

The full list of the top 20 search items for March is listed below.

The latest Neilsen//NetRatings figures show Trade Me had over 1.5 million unique NZ visitors in March. It has over 950,000 New Zealand members and more than 350,000 current listings. ENDS

Consumer Item March Ranking (Feb in brackets) Searches In March
Toyota 1 (1) 72014
Playboy Clothing 2 (2) 48060
Nissan 3 (5) 47879
Holden 4 (4) 40482
Mitsubishi 5 (10) 40338
Ford 6 (7) 39522
iPod 7 (6) 37282
Mazda 8 (11) 35685
Honda 9 (13) 31542
Roxy 10 (9) 28944
Rx7 11 (12) 22751
Von Dutch 12 (8) 19839
Subaru 13 (New) 19396
Nike 14 (15) 19201
Mp3 Players 15 (19) 17162
BMW 16 (New) 16730
Evo 17 (17) 16321
Ralph Lauren 18 (18) 16158
Billabong 19 (New) 15685
Sunglasses 20 (14) 15070

© Scoop Media

Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines


Onetai Station: Overseas Investment Office Puts Ceol & Muir On Notice

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has issued a formal warning to Ceol & Muir and its owners, Argentinian brothers Rafael and Federico Grozovsky, for failing to provide complete and accurate information when they applied to buy Onetai Station in 2013. More>>


Tomorrow, The UN: Feds President Takes Reins At World Farming Body

Federated Farmers president Dr William Rolleston has been appointed acting president of the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) at a meeting in Geneva overnight. More>>


I Sing The Highway Electric: Charge Net NZ To Connect New Zealand

BMW is turning Middle Earth electric after today announcing a substantial contribution to the charging network Charge Net NZ. This landmark partnership will enable Kiwis to drive their electric vehicles (EVs) right across New Zealand through the installation of a fast charging highway stretching from Kaitaia to Invercargill. More>>


Watch This Space: Mahia Rocket Lab Launch Site Officially Opened

Economic Development Minster Steven Joyce today opened New Zealand’s first orbital launch site, Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1, on the Mahia Peninsula on the North Island’s east coast. More>>


Marketing Rocks!
Ig Nobel Award Winners Assess The Personality Of Rocks

A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for a research project that asked university students to describe the “brand personalities” of three rocks. More>>


Nurofen Promotion: Reckitt Benckiser To Plead Guilty To Misleading Ads

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) intends to plead guilty to charges of misleading consumers over the way it promoted a range of Nurofen products, the Commerce Commission says. More>>


Get More From Scoop

Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news