Buying online, then picking up the order in-store, is a way of shopping New Zealand retailers are pushing - and investing in.

Online shopping has been around for decades and has grown in recent years, it now accounts for more than 8 per cent of the country's overall retail spend. But click and collect - seen as a combination of online and traditional in-store shopping - is only beginning to pick up in popularity.

Retailers and shopping centre property managers have noticed the trend, and are increasingly jumping on the hybrid bandwagon.

Click and collect shopping has reached great heights

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