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  1. Business - Money - SPENDING

    Cheap fashion

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... it a dumping ground for out-of-season clothes. Hong Kong shops ship in the excess pieces and sell them off cheaply. If that idea sounds intriguing, try visiting a Me & George outlet. With locations ... for just HK$180. It normally sells online for more than HK$1,000. Similarly, major luxury brands offload last season's goods at official outlet shops. Most are far from the city centre, ...

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    Shave and save- how to scrub up and trim costs

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... the city. One of the most popular is the Shanghai Kiu Kwun Barber Shop in North Point, where a haircut or a shave comes in at under HK$100. Similarly, numerous street-side Shanghai barbers are located around hidden alleyways- for example, the one on the corner of Hollywood Road and Shing Wong Street will give you a cut for just HK$50. But be warned: while the decor at many barber shops ...

  3. Business - Money - SPENDING

    Discount stores can offer better deals for cosmetics than malls

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... Pavan Shamdasani Don't blow your budget on expensive make-up at mall shops. Try the discount stores that specialise in grey-market goods Visit parallel universe for cheap cosmetics ... says. Now, where do you buy the products cheaply? Sung says ditch the overpriced department stores and head to local shops like Sasa. "Sasa's products are cheap and they sell sample ...

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    Furnishing advice

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... antiques sourced directly from China. Lower shop rents in Macau means prices there are much cheaper than in Hong Kong, and shipping charges to our city only add a few hundred dollars to the total ... ride from Hong Kong and home to a popular antique furniture market that opened in 2011. With over 100 dealers, prices aren't as cheap as discount furniture shops, but you're paying ...

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    A thrift-seeker's guide to massages and manicures

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... masseuses that make house calls. They're more expensive than small massage shops, but still more affordable than the big spas, and you only have to call a couple of hours ahead. A standard ...

  6. Business - Money - SPENDING

    Deals on hi-tech appliances

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... Kong. The best place to trade in is at Sin Tat Plaza in Mong Kok, an entire mall dedicated to the handset, while the ever-popular Oriental 188 Shopping Centre in Wan Chai has a number of stores. Shop around, bargain hard and make sure you're getting a "Hong Kong phone" and not a "parallel import", which might not work when you go abroad. But while parallel ...

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    Save on grocery bills with a little legwork

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... per cent less than a major supermarket. Protein and vitamins shopped, we all need daily bread: Luba's Bakery in North Point is a bargain hunter's favourite for local-, Japanese- ...



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