It is not a big deal since it is lot of discount on retail store but seems as usual nobody get it Asian session and just couple of hours later on London and NY people will be realized the fact.
Retail sales down 2.5pc in October
The value of total retail sales fell 2.5 per cent, or $137 million in October, following a 1.7 per cent rise the month before. Statistics NZ says the seasonally adjusted figures were down in part due to higher pre-GST increase spending in September. Retailers hoping to hear news of the current Christmas retail season will get some provisional data this afternoon, when eft-pos company Paymark releases spending figures for the first week of December. Stats NZ business statistics manager Louise Holmes-Oliver said the October retail sales took a dip after increased spending in September, which was timed to beat the GST ... (full story)