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  1. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Fonterra pushes plans for own-brand milk in China

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 10:35am by Reuters in Wellington

    ... formula producers US$110 million for price fixing. New Zealand's Fonterra Co-operative, owned by 10,500 farmers, supplies 90 per cent of China's milk powder imports by selling its raw ... from value-added products, as opposed to lower-margin bulk milk powder. While its reputation has been knocked by the product recalls last month, analysts say this should have only a limited ...

  2. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Chinese customers' lack of loyalty puts pressure on brands

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 01:15am by TIFFANY AP

    ... such as baby milk powder and gum. Foreign brands lost share in 15 of 26 categories, most notably in oral care, cosmetics, and juice. "As competition intensifies, we expect to see more ... the behaviour of 40,000 mainland households from 373 cities over two years. It looked at shopping behaviour covering 26 consumer staples from milk, confectionery, baby products to shampoo. It found ...

  3. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Swiss coffee machine maker is Starbucks' 'secret weapon'

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:29am by BLOOM

    ... coffee-shop chain had decided to replace traditional espresso machines, which require baristas to prepare grounds and steam milk, with automatic models. With the contract, Thermoplan's machines ...

  4. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Daily items top mainland China tourists' Hong Kong shopping list

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Unlike big spenders, visitors with limited budget go for medicines, milk powder and snacks Daily items top mainland tourists' HK shopping list Medicines and milk powder were at the top of Qiu Lai's shopping list, while red wine took up a lot of the space in Lu Nengche's suitcase after their recent trips to Hong Kong. Qiu, who runs ...

  5. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Want Want China profit soars on back of lower raw material costs

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 01:26am by Celine Sun

    ... of flavoured milk products was estimated at 17.7 per cent, slightly below management expectations, mainly due to a shortage of supplies of domestic milk powder on the mainland that was experienced ...

  6. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Nestle wants a bigger bite of luxury chocolate, may consider acquisitions

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:29am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Zurich and London Analysts expect acquisitions after chief reveals 'frustration' over lack of high-end presence Nestle wants a bigger bite of luxury chocolate Nestle chief executive Paul Bulcke, who oversees a sprawling empire stretching from baby food to wrinkle treatment, admits to finding one of its oldest businesses, chocolate, a source of frustration. ...

  7. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Tesco profit declines for second year as UK sales worsen

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 01:09am by BLOOM

    ... by saying Tesco will invest £200 million a year in permanent cuts to prices on everyday items such as milk, bread, carrots and cucumbers. Still, Tesco's prices on key produce lines are as much ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - RETAILING

    Stocks of infant formula low ahead of National Day holiday rush

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Stores reserving popular brands for mainland rush or to affect result of government stocktake Baby formula scarce ahead of holiday Retailers are hoarding baby formula ahead of next week's National Day holiday in anticipation of a mainland rush and a government stocktake to determine whether to lift limits on exports. Many stores told ...

  9. Business - Commodities - RETAILING

    Tech-heavy toys press the right buttons this Christmas

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 03:55am by Denise Tsang

    ... shopping yet." To boost revenue, Toys 'R' Us plans to expand the presence of Babies "R" Us, which offers products from ranging from baby formula, strollers and bedding ...

  10. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Tingyi considers acquisitions with US$1.6b war chest

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 06:00am by BLOOM

    ... formula from Asahi's Wakodo baby nutrition unit to sell in China this year. Tingyi "has struggled to consistently gain traction in their instant foods segment" because ...




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