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NZ Online Retail Sales - June 2018

Please find attached the latest BNZ and Marketview monthly report on New Zealand’s Online Retail Sales.

HIGHLIGHTS

Online retail spending continued recent trends, with sales in June 10% higher than in June last year.

• Spending at domestic online sites was up 12% compared to June last year. Once again, this outpaced growth in spending at traditional stores, which was only up 3% on the prior June.

o Very strong growth in the Grocery, Electronic and Computer categories was responsible for half of the year-on-year increase in online spending at domestic merchants.

• Online spending at international merchants was up 7% compared to June last year.

o Online spending at overseas Entertainment Media stores and overseas Computer stores was up 20% compared to a year ago.

• For the past 4 months, spending at domestic online stores has been growing at a faster rate than spending at international sites.

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