Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Clothing & softgoods retailing up 5.1%
Clothing & softgoods retailing up 5.1%
Feb '08
Seasonally adjusted total retail sales rose 1.9 percent in the December 2007 quarter compared with the September 2007 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said. Sales for the core retailing industries rose 0.4 percent.

Twelve other industries had sales increases this quarter, the largest was in clothing and softgoods retailing, up 5.1 percent or $32 million. Eleven industries had sales decreases, the largest was in furniture and floor coverings retailing, down 2.5 percent or $10 million.

Seasonally adjusted total sales volumes rose 0.3 percent in the December 2007 quarter compared with the September 2007 quarter. Volumes in the core retailing industries rose less than 0.1 percent. The largest increase in sales volumes was in clothing and softgoods retailing, up 5.0 percent or $29 million.

Regionally, seasonally adjusted retail sales increased in all regions in the December 2007 quarter. In Auckland and Waikato, this quarter's increase followed two quarters of decreased sales.

The quarterly trend in total sales has been rising since the June 1998 quarter.

In the December 2007 month, seasonally adjusted total retail sales increased 0.1 percent compared with November 2007. Core retailing sales rose 0.3 percent. Of the 24 retail industries, 13 had sales increases, the biggest were in department stores retailing.

The monthly trend in total retail sales has been rising since May 1998.

Statistics New Zealand

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 22nd Jun 2017

Zund unveils cradle feeder roll-feed system for fabrics

Zund Systemtechnik AG, Switzerland’s textile machinery firm that...

Textiles | On 22nd Jun 2017

Hpfabrics opening production facility in Forsyth County

Hpfabrics, manufacturer of raw fabrics, is opening a new production...

Courtesy: Napapijri

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Jun 2017

Napapijri's Superlight Parka is free of fur and down

Napapijri has introduced the new Superlight Parka, a new lightweight...

Interviews View All

Asim Dalal
Indo Count Retail Ventures

Today, there is no other emerging market as India, "we make in India and...

Viral Desai
Zenitex Mill Pvt Ltd

Full of green energy

Karel Williams
Dow Microbial Control

'Silvadur is most rapidly adopted in areas where hygiene-conscious and...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Kevin Nelson

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Igor Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies


news category

Related Categories:
June 2017

June 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search