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  1. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Growth in mainland Chinese interest in premium Swiss watches surges

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 10:26am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... watch-related search queries typed into major online search engines. Baidu, the leading Chinese-language online search service provider, found mainland consumers' thirst for luxury watches showed ...

  2. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Dymocks plans growth despite changing habits

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:07am by Denise Tsang

    ... are dramatically reshaping reading habits, with soaring rents making an already challenging operating environment even tougher for booksellers. "It's no longer a purely book business," Tam said. "It has evolved into a cultural business with entertainment elements." Founded 135 years ago, Dymocks operates more than 70 stores in Hong Kong and Australia, with the stores ...

  3. Business - Economy - RETAILING

    Gift giving in Hong Kong down on calendar quirks

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 01:20am by TIFFANY AP

    ... not encourage gifting on luxury items. For Chinese New Year, it is the time for friends and business partners [to give gifts]," she said. According to an Ipsos survey conducted last year, Lunar New ... in the Western and Chinese calendars. Combined sales for the first two months of the year rose 6.6 per cent year on year to HK$95 billion, well down on the 15.7 per cent rise in sales for the same months ...

  4. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Tesco profit declines for second year as UK sales worsen

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

    ... struggles to convince investors he can revive the British business, which accounts for three-quarters of sales, and seeks to unravel unprofitable international ventures. [The] trading environment ... with restaurants and coffee shops, an improved online business, the Hudl affordable tablet, and Blinkbox, a digital movie, music and book platform. ...

  5. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Prada pins growth hopes on China's luxury sector

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 01:14am by AFP

    ... Agencies in Paris and Milan Italian group says a strong euro and a higher tax charge are blamed for flat profit increase Prada pins growth hopes on luxury sector in China The Chinese ... and in part a slowing economy in the country. The option of looking into placing 5 per cent in the future should not be written off PATRIZIO BERTELLI, PRADA But in remarks to French business newspaper ...

  6. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Daily items top mainland China tourists' Hong Kong shopping list

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

    ... an expensive watch in Hong Kong years ago. "One is enough for me," he said. "I'm not a big spender as I'm only running a small business." Lu, a car mechanic from Guangxi ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAILING

    Hungry shoppers miss out as malls cut food courts for higher rents

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:39am by Sandy Li

    ... for business on Thursday," Fung said. Before the food court was relocated, she said each shop had its own kitchen, which required lots of space. "Now, a central kitchen has been installed ...

  8. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Watchmakers woo women to boost sluggish sales

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 01:08am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Basel Watchmakers woo women to boost sluggish sales A recent advertisment from luxury watchmaker Omega shows a large, technologically-advanced timepiece. So far, so typical. But this one is studded with diamonds and worn by actress Nicole Kidma ...

  9. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Mainland China sportswear sector not out of the woods yet

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by TIFFANY AP

    ... growth." According to the China Beige Book survey of businesses nationwide, retail sales over the Lunar New Year holiday were the weakest in at least three years. Revenues, sales and profits were ...

  10. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Chow Tai Fook's golden touch is lost on investors

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 01:30am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... Jasper Moiseiwitsch jasper.moiseiwitsch@scmp.com Rated a top consumer stock pick by CLSA, Chow Tai Fook nonetheless continues to lag the general market as it fails to sell its story to investors Getting back in touch Chow Tai Fook Jewellery has an investo ...




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