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Latest consumer spending results for Q2

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Tuesday 13 Aug 2019

Vulcan Lane view of trees, shoppers, pedestrians, shops and architecture of the surrounding buildings

Our latest Marketview consumer spending report shows that people shopping in the city centre are spending more, with consumers spending $409 million during April - June, up 2.2% on the same quarter in 2018.

Other insights for the June quarter include:

  • Fashion as a retail sector experienced the largest consumer spending increase (up 11.6% compared to the same quarter last year).
  • Pedestrian counts were up 2% compared to the same quarter in 2018, following a positive increase last quarter.
  • Foot traffic on Saturdays in particular was up, showing a 5.5% increase vs the same quarter in 2018.

See the Marketview summary for the June 2019 quarter, as well as previous Marketview reports, here