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  1. Business - Economy - RETAIL

    Hong Kong year-on-year retail sales show 4.1 per cent drop for May

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:47pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... for third month Hong Kong's retail sales fell 4.1 per cent year on year in May, the third straight month of shrinking consumer spending exclusing the Lunar New Year month of Feburary, ... sales fell 0.2 per cent compared with the same period last year.  Although the high base from last year's gold buying spree was one reason for the dismal May figure, Hong Kong Retail ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1546132/hong-kong-year-year-retail-sales-show-41-cent-drop-may
  2. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Hong Kong jewellers fear shine taken off 'golden week' this year

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 03:39am by Amy Nip, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... to spend big in the city. Gold businesses are particularly downbeat, despite an Immigration Department forecast that Hong Kong will welcome 4.89 million visitors from May 1 to 6, a tenth more than ... store in Tsim Sha Tsui, Ren Tao of Shenzhen was queueing with his girlfriend. The third-time visitor to Hong Kong said he was in the city for only one day- but planned to splash out HK$40,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1501943/hong-kong-jewellers-fear-shine-taken-golden-week-year
  3. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Labour Day holiday unlikely to have boosted retail sales in Hong Kong

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... holiday is unlikely to boost retail sales figures in Hong Kong, which fell 1.3 per cent in March, the second consecutive month of contraction. Total city-wide retail sales were valued at HK$39.6 ... but was a far cry from the 13.9 per cent growth that the same period in 2013 saw over that of 2012. Hong Kong Retail Management Association chairwoman Caroline Mak Sui-king called the results shocking, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1502945/labour-day-holiday-unlikely-have-boosted-retail-sales-hong-kong
  4. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    'New law no contest for supermarkets' power'

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

    ... professor at the University of Hong Kong, said it was acceptable for suppliers to recommend a retail price. However, if retailers were refused supply if they did not comply, it would be problematic ... of the city's two biggest supermarket chains, ParknShop, said the company believed in a level playing field for the retail sector. "ParknShop is just only one of the many channels in Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1531053/new-law-no-contest-supermarkets-power
  5. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Catering to local consumers, 759Store chain ploughs ahead despite worries over visitor number cuts

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

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com With emphasis on locals not tourists, empire is growing fast, with new health and beauty retail chain and udon and wonton noodle restaurants Has 759 boss got market figured? The 759Store will power ahead with a plan to open 13 mor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1531003/has-759-boss-got-market-figured
  6. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Anger as small businesses struggle in shadow of rail link

    Posted May 10th 2014, 02:59am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Owners ask for compensation as MTR blamed for flooding and poor sales Anger as shops struggle in shadow of rail link To Kwa Wan shops whose sales have been affected by construction of the Sha Tin-Central rail link are asking f ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1508597/anger-small-businesses-struggle-shadow-rail-link
  7. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Gold traders concerned competition law could force small firms to close

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by Amy Nip

    ... muscle will sweep aside small operators. But Thomas Cheng, a member of the Consumer Council and associate law professor at the University of Hong Kong, said price recommendations could violate ... a competitive environment. Currently a daily price is recommended by two trade associations- the Kowloon Pearls, Precious Stones, Jade, Gold and Silver Ornament Merchants Association and the Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1498667/gold-traders-concerned-competition-law-could-force-small-firms-close
  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAIL

    Big fashion brands still looking to Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... still looking to HK Big international fashion retailers remain keen to open for business in Hong Kong even though shop rents are among the highest in the world. Tommy Bahama, a United States-based causal wear brand, opened its first store in Hong Kong in January. Its store has a useable area of about 4,000 square feet and is located on the ground floor of the J Senses Building ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1327255/big-fashion-brands-still-looking-hong-kong
  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAIL

    Royal Selangor Pewter not deterred by high Hong Kong rent levels

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... mettle for hot Hong Kong market Hong Kong's shop rents are high, but international retailers are willing to pay a premium to secure a foothold in the market, according to Chen Tien Yue, the executive director of Malaysian-based pewter manufacturer and retailer Royal Selangor International, which has set up shop in Central. "We know Hong Kong rents are not low," Chen said, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1322258/royal-selangor-pewter-not-deterred-high-hong-kong-rent
  10. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Chow Tai Fook eyes 20 per cent growth after 9 per cent drop in sales

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 12:21am by Keira Lu Huang

    ... Keira Lu Huang Keira.huang@scmp.com Chow Tai Fook targets 20pc growth after drop Hong Kong-based jewellery giant Chow Tai Fook is banking on better sales performance in Hong Kong and Macau ... as mainland tourists continue to flock to Hong Kong," Cheng said. But in a recent report, Jefferies said it expects the company's same-store sales to fall 3 per cent this year even ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1482494/chow-tai-fook-eyes-20-cent-growth-after-9-cent-drop-sales

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