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  1. Business - Money - REWARD SCHEMES

    Racking up miles on plastic

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by PAUL SOH

    ... Paul Soh paul.soh@scmp.com Credit cards can be an effective way of earning air miles, but you need to search around to find the best deals Racking up miles on plastic Follow @scmpmoney Air miles are a big part of credit card incentive schemes. People get ...

  2. Pursuit of consumer happiness

    Posted May 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Nora Tong Barbara Liang decided to work for Procter & Gamble (P&G) after attending a campus recruitment talk featuring the global consumer product company in the United States ... and consumer relations, regulatory affairs, and science communication. The latter involves supplying business information to colleagues with a technical background, who then explain the science ...

  3. Ministry enters Taobao Mall row

    Posted Oct 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that Taobao was trying to clean up its online shopping platform. Consumers have repeatedly complained about fraud and counterfeit products. Alibaba Group, which is 40 per cent owned by Yahoo, operates ... to express their views via lawful channels. Taobao Mall, the mainland's largest business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce platform, said on Monday that it would increase its annual membership fees ...

  4. Like there's no tomorrow

    Posted Dec 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... simply do not expect. The official consumer confidence index actually rose last month from October. Meanwhile, across the Atlantic in the United States, where the economic situation is also dire, ... and an economic slowdown, consumer spending shot up in the middle of the year, slumped and rose again in September before falling back. None of this seems to make any sense unless you are a believer ...

  5. Mainland consumers adapt to supermarket culture

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Their gradual arrival since 1978 heralded a period of strong growth in the sales of frequently bought consumer goods such as packaged food and toiletries. These goods, known as fast-moving consumer ... and even some pharmaceutical products and consumer electronics goods. Foreign players such as Unilever and P&G had dominated the market. But in the 1990s, more local companies entered the fray. ...

  6. Draft law's limits on direct sales revealed

    Posted Sep 13th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... into force early next year, seeks to bring order to an industry that has been rife with unfair competition, fraud, consumer losses, tax evasion and smuggling. Vice-Minister of Commerce Ma Xiuhong ... to a guarantee fund. The rules also stipulate that direct-sales companies can operate only in the health cosmetics and consumer products sectors. The legislation will set limits on the number of retail ...

  7. Customer care officers wanted

    Posted Oct 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jan Chan To support rapid business growth, American Express is taking decisive steps to enhance the customer experience and accelerate recruitment for frontline positions. This involves attracting talented individuals to join the team as customer care pro ...

  8. Consumers are far more demanding

    Posted Apr 27th 2009, 12:00am by Ron Baker

    ... They will provide insights about the latest market trends and consumer behaviour in their respective countries, aiming to help small and medium-sized enterprises navigate today's unprecedented business ... their purse strings, too. 'Today's consumer is more demanding than ever and is looking for extra value in the purchases they make, both in terms of their quality, packaging, ethical ...

  9. At last, moves to crack down on crooked salesmen

    Posted Jul 16th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Dennis Eng

    ... the Consumer Council outlined how the government should step up consumer protection and two months after a yoga club with more than 10,000 members shut, the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau has ... visits to homes and offices, such as the sales of TV set-top boxes and pay-TV services. During this period, consumers could cancel purchases and be repaid in 30 days. The existing trade ...

  10. Getting inside the mind of a consumer

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at global market research organisation Synovate I work in the qualitative team at Synovate. Basically, I study consumers by actually talking to them in focus groups or interviews, rather than by covering a large number of consumers through structured questionnaires, which is the expertise of the quantitative team. Obviously, my work is more than just chatting about products and advertising ...




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