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  1. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Giordano sets out to erase memories of past mistakes

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 01:10am by TIFFANY AP

    ... on affordable basics. Chief executive Peter Lau Kwok-keun said Giordano had struggled with a mass market image problem because it had expanded into the mainland too fast and set up in locations that dragged down the brand's image. "What's holding us back is two things. The first one is memory but secondly, our locations," Lau said. "We have stores where we ...

  2. Business - Commodities - RETAILING

    Year of the Horse spurs gold sales

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 01:09pm by KANIS LI

    ... welcome than the reception given to gold reptiles last year in the Year of the Snake, jewellers said. "Horses are regarded as the symbol of energy and health to the Chinese," said Lau ... Many buyers want to have the accessories before the Lunar New Year," Lau said. Investors and consumers are looking to take advantage of falling gold prices, down 23.3 per cent from a year ...

  3. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Wharf's Chengdu mall set to open

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 03:22am by Peggy Sito

    ... developments. More are to come. It's the beginning of its harvest in China," said Alfred Lau, a property analyst at Bocom International. More squares were to open between 2016 or 2017, he ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - RETAILING

    Stocks of infant formula low ahead of National Day holiday rush

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

    ... government test. But Hong Kong General Chamber of Pharmacy chairman Lau Oi-kwok denied suggestions that chamber members had kept stocks to cheat on the assessment. He said some pharmacies might have ...

  5. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Lifestyle International expands in China, competes with online retailers

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by RACHEL BUTT

    ... executive and managing director Thomas Lau Luen-hung said. "We want to be a self-built operator with a solid, loyal customer base." The operator of Sogo shops in Hong Kong and Jiuguang ... as the latter has a greater potential for quality growth," Lau said. Jiuguang sales rose 2.6 per cent in Shanghai and 8.1 per cent in Dalian. Sales at Suzhou Jiuguang jumped 22.6 per cent. Lau said ...

  6. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Slowing China demand eats into Giordano profit

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:15pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... sales," chairman Peter Lau Kwok-kuen said. "Competition continues to be intense as international brands enter our major markets, putting pressure on costs. At the same time, local competitors are continuing to hold high inventory levels and cut prices." Lau said the company was addressing sluggish mainland sales by developing fewer but stronger partnerships with authorised dealers, ...

  7. Business - RETAILING

    Sogo owners to spin off parts of property empire

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... majority shareholder Real Reward, owned equally by Lifestyle chief executive Thomas Lau Luen-hung and Chow Tai Fook Enterprises, a company controlled by the Chengs, unloaded a 13.8 per cent stake in Lifestyle. Lau and his brother Joseph acquired half of the 230 million shares sold, and Chow Tai Fook took the rest. After the disposal, Real Reward's interest in Lifestyle fell to 51.04 per ...

  8. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Move to cheaper jewellery by mainland Chinese hits stores

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by RACHEL BUTTS

    ... per cent, while on the mainland they rose by 32 per cent during the quarter. Overall, the company's first-quarter same-store sales rose by 48 per cent. David Lau, an analyst at UBS ...

  9. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Struggling Gome hopes the worst is now behind it

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... has really bottomed out or not. Citi Research analyst Eddie Lau, in a note to shareholders, said: "There's sequential improvement on track. We'd like to rate Gome shares ... in 2013." In addition, Lau said, the cost pressure on running online shopping portals might also ease, as the government may take measures to curb the cut-throat price wars among the competitors. ...



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