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  1. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Anger as small businesses struggle in shadow of rail link

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

    ... of cheongsam- a traditional Chinese dress- said it was one of the hardest hit by the flood. "It was like a reservoir," owner Nelson Man Ying-kit, 66, said. "This had never happened before ...

  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

    ... In a report last month, the World Gold Council said 2014 was likely to be a year of consolidation for China's gold market. Last year, the opening price of 99 tael gold at the Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society fell 15 per cent to HK$12,380 per tael from April 9 to 16. "The sudden price drop in 2013 meant some Chinese consumers brought forward jewellery and gold bar ...

  3. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Fast Retailing CEO upbeat despite Asia tensions

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 04:36pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... Retailing will need to win over the American and Chinese markets. "Obviously we will need them both," Yanai said. "One alone is unthinkable if we aspire to become the biggest retailer ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Unloved exotic crabs find a place back home on Chinese tables

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Unloved exotic crabs find a place back home on Chinese tables Mainland fanciers of hairy crabs may not get to taste the German variety, but Hongkongers have been able to buy the European crustacean for the past few years. It is not well known that the city also imports the crabs from Europe, to which the animals migrated about 100 years ago aboard ...

  5. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Chinese consumers' taste for luxury brands are evolving

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... the strong interest of Chinese consumers in its beauty products, which Louis Vuitton does not have". "In the case of Louis Vuitton, [parent] LVMH has already shifted gears - putting ... per cent. Pablo Mauron, the general manager for China at Digital Luxury, said the increased sophistication of Chinese shoppers "contributed to the development of unique local preferences, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Worst possible taste: Horse sculpture made of bread placed next to famine prevention stall

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 03:36am by Ada Lee

    ... The horse was made by bakery Bo-Lo'gne to celebrate the coincidence of the Chinese and Western Valentine's Days falling on the same date this year, and had been on display at Olympian City ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAIL

    Mainland Chinese's declining spending hits rents for Hong Kong's street-level shops

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Tenants, hurting as mainland shoppers buy less due to slowing economy and war on officials' luxury spending, negotiate down rental increases Sales slowdown hits shop rents Rents for street-front shops in prime locations are ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Security guards and fencing installed to prevent second day of chaos at HK$1 expo

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 03:08pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Chinese medicine retailer Nam Pei Hong installed metal fences around its stall and guards on its entrance and exit. Sales manager Johnny Chui Ka-kuen said the company doubled staff numbers to 12 ... don't run! Take it easy!" Other stalls such as Hung Fook Tong, which was selling Chinese herbal tea, and Thailand Bird's Nest also beefed up their team numbers. One 76-year-old man ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Chaos at expo as elderly shoved to the ground in scramble for HK$1 goods

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 05:09am by Ada Lee

    ... an advertised discount of HK$479, dozens of visitors rushed to the stall of Chinese medicine retailer Nam Pei Hong as soon as the gates to the Victoria Park expo opened. "My chest hurts after all ... buy whatever I like." The 48th annual expo- which features some 400 companies operating about 900 stalls on a 28,000 square metre site- runs until January 6. Organised by the Chinese ...

  10. Business - China Business - RETAIL

    Taiwan cafe chain hits the spot on mainland

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by Ralph Jennings

    ... Ralph Jennings in Taipei Unique chain 85C plans to ramp up expansion across the strait with 100 new cafes a year as consumers fall in love with its quirky tastes Taiwan cafe chain hits the spot on mainland A cafe chain legendary for unusual recipes in Tai ...




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