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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - C-SUITE

    Hysan's Lau Siu-chuen remains optimistic despite challenges

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 05:21am by Yvonne Liu

    ... was the group's acting chief financial officer in 1999. After his spell as the group's finance head, Lau served as a management consultant at McKinsey & Co, a consumer analyst at Morgan Stanley Asia and a brand manager of French luxury products. This background equipped him well to forecast a slowdown in retail sales two years ago when other developers were expecting the boom ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - LEASING

    Global brands moving into Hong Kong's rural shopping malls in search of customers

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 03:27pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... at Sun Hung Kai Real Estate Agency, a subsidiary of Sun Hung Kai Properties. Maureen Fung Sau-yim, general manager of SHKP's leasing department, said international fashion brand H&M ... lure global brands Weakening retail sales and high rents at second-tier streets in core shopping districts have led major brands to look for shops at regional malls instead. "Large ...

  3. Brand names take different growth view

    Posted Apr 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Poon, the brand manager for Glashutte Original for North Asia, said: 'There is no final decision and we cannot say too much at the moment. We will make an announcement later.' Sincere ... Yvonne Liu The outlook is mixed for the Hong Kong retail sector with several international brands postponing their expansion plans while others are continuing with their growth strategies ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAILING

    Global brands pause as store sales growth slows on China

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com International store and restaurant chains scale back expansion on mainland as shoppers spend less and prime locations prove hard to find Global brands pause as retail sales growth slows Global brands have scaled back their expansion plans on the mainland due to slowing growth in retail sales. "Luxury brands turned cautious on expansion ...

  5. Retailers bypass HK over cost

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... 'Many international brands prefer to lease an entire block [a three to four-storey building] for their stores as they do in Europe,' said Maureen Fung Sau-yim, the general manager ... that are suited to the demands of the international brands because the space they offer fits their business model.' Lower rentals and higher shopping traffic provided an added lure to retailers ...

  6. Beijing landlords offering subsidies

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Top-end luxury brand retailers have shown caution in expanding on the mainland since the outbreak of the global financial crisis, prompting landlords to offer unprecedented ... was unavailable for comment. He Yong, Intime's manager of investor relations, said yesterday: 'Gucci Group planned to open the shop in Intime Lotte Department Store by the end of last year. ...

  7. Retail rents fall in prime areas

    Posted Nov 15th 2006, 12:00am by Sandy Li, Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu and Sandy Li Tenants sub-let space as mainland tourists dwindle while entrepreneurs see chance to diversify brands The drop in retail rents in Hong Kong's busiest shopping ... a good opportunity for retailers to expand and develop new brands. The retail market began to consolidate at the beginning of this year with rents in Mong Kok, Tsim Sha Tsui and Causeway Bay ...

  8. Optimistic retailers plan to open more outlets

    Posted Jan 07th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... daily necessities,' said managing director Lam Man-tin. Mr Lam said Aeon would seize any opportunity that might arise from falling rents to increase its outlets. Tao Heung Holdings, which operates more than 50 restaurants in Hong Kong under 12 brands, said it planned to open four to six outlets this year. The final outcome would depend on rents and locations, a spokeswoman said, ...

  9. New World eyes foreign property

    Posted Jan 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... with local investment partners. Adrian Cheng Chi-kong, managing director at New World, said yesterday the company's investments would be increased to HK$10 billion within seven years. ... style', instead of high-end or middle. The rebranding programme included the store design, VIP loyalty programmes and new local and international designer brands. The revamping of its department ...

  10. Top-tier cities seen first to recover

    Posted Jan 21st 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... were close to the bottom after the city experienced its sharpest fall in property prices. Despite the financial crisis, retailers of international brands had not significantly slowed ... continue declining. Albert Lau, the managing director of Savills Shanghai, said the residential market would be the first to recover since it was the first to fall. End-users could consider buying ...




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