Online sales surge continues

Online sales surge continues
Amid the rise in online demand, Briscoe Group is reviewing whether to widen its capacity for online sales.
Daniel Dunkley
New Zealanders increased online shopping spending by 25% last year as the covid-19 pandemic triggered a shift in consumer habits, according to a new report.NZ Post’s latest annual e-commerce report, The Full Download, reveals that online spending rose to more than $5.8 billion in 2020, up from $4.6b in 2019. According to the report, Kiwis are buying more groceries, clothing and appliances online, with the number of web transactions up 17% to 53 million.More than 306,000 people shopped online for the first time, NZ Post said, with 71%...

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