Total online purchases for May 2016 by Kiwis were +14% with online retail sales at domestic sites +15% on May last year.
Online purchases from offshore sites also saw double digit growth (+13%), although not quite as strong as in recent months (see above).
Computer products, Electrical goods, Clothing and Entertainment Media were responsible for three-quarters of the increase in online sales at offshore sites.
Moreover, among the various retail categories, Newspapers & Books is the only category where more is spent at offshore websites than Electrical, Electronic & Gas Appliance retailers.
Will the currency changes due to Brexit produce a blip in offshore online spending? It will be come weeks before any quantitative results are available...
See the May 2016 report and others in full here.