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  1. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    'New law no contest for supermarkets' power'

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 04:48am by Amy Nip

    ... for their groceries when it takes effect next year. A battle against alleged pricing tactics made headlines three years ago when a drinks distributor refused to supply Coils Lam Wai-chun's 759Store ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1531053/new-law-no-contest-supermarkets-power
  2. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Yum feels the heat in China

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 10:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Los Angeles and Shanghai KFC owner's sales fall blamed on lack of focus on cold drinks and ice cream amid hot weather Yum feels the heat on the mainland The heat seems to be getting to KFC parent Yum Brands on the mainland, after the fast-food chain saw China sales slide in July, with some market watchers saying a lack of focus on cooling drinks and ice cream meant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1296302/yums-july-china-restaurant-sales-drop-more-expected
  3. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Juicers serve up some pulp fiction

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... As for slimming claims, nutritionists pointed out that eating one whole orange gives you a fuller feeling- thanks to the fibre- and less calories than by drinking a glass of orange juice obtained ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1263116/juicers-serve-some-pulp-fiction
  4. Business - RETAIL

    Hong Kong's Yata set to open three stores as weaker yen boosts sales

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... for prepackaged foods such as snacks, seasoning and drinks also rose, as their prices have dropped by more than 20 per cent. But overall sales at the three stores, including apparel, electrical appliances ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1242344/hong-kongs-yata-set-open-three-stores-weaker-yen-boosts-sales
  5. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Supermarket prices surge above rate of inflation

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by THOMAS CHAN AND DENNIS CHONG

    ... which was 17.3 per cent higher. The only decline was in alcoholic drinks, whose prices fell 5 per cent. But by far the biggest price increase was that of infant formula Wyeth Progress Gold No2, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1215492/supermarket-prices-surge-above-rate-inflation
  6. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Border-town residents say traders cost them dear

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... halved. Few acknowledged the traders had any positive impact - only 13 per cent of residents said these mainlanders "enhanced cross-border cultural exchanges".   Border-town residents ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1216247/border-town-residents-say-traders-cost-them-dear
  7. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Wine merchant Berry Brothers & Rudd sets up shop in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... visited the London shop not only bought wine for investment or drinking, they also wanted to learn more about wine. "There is a genuine thirst for knowledge about wine. That is why we decided ... either to drink or as an investment. "Right now returns are on the way up, and it is a good time to buy," he said. "Burgundy is my tip at the moment as I feel we are about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1148933/wine-merchants-berry-brothers-rudd-sets-shop-hong-kong
  8. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Give-and-take roles reversed between locals and mainlanders

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... the "Made in Hong Kong" mark is considered a guarantee of quality- and gives mainland shoppers a sense of superiority over their peers, one cultural critic says. "No matter … how rich ... shortages due to Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution. But the mainland's economy has been revived since Deng Xiaoping opened it up in the 1980s, while visits to Hong Kong have increased ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1145502/give-and-take-roles-reversed-between-locals-and-mainlanders
  9. Business - China Business - RETAIL

    Taiwan cafe chain hits the spot on mainland

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by Ralph Jennings

    ... on the coffee-crazed island, despite higher-than-normal drink prices, for interior designs that customers say promote socialising or people-watching. The first 85C cafe on the mainland opened in Shanghai ... the original Shanghai cafe. Locally owned cafe chains covering small tracts of the mainland, other Taiwanese-invested drink sellers and 64-year-old Yamazaki Baking of Japan were putting the most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1092311/taiwan-cafe-chain-hits-spot-mainland
  10. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Shoppers empty shelves in Lunar New Year buying frenzy

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... areas near my home, but I still can't [get my hands on] the brands my baby is drinking now. What can I do?" Friso and Mead Johnson said local mothers could sign up for their membership ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1134661/shoppers-empty-shelves-lunar-new-year-buying-frenzy

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