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  1. Business - Economy - RETAIL

    Shopping centres see brisk business during Lunar New Year break

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:24am by Yvonne Liu

    ... growth." Leung said she expected Times Square to record double-digit growth in turnover this year. "Hong Kong is still attractive to visitors for shopping as the currency is cheap. Local ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Rising yuan boosts mainland visitors's spending power

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Johnny Tam

    ... dollar, to which the Hong Kong dollar is pegged. Beijing devalued its currency in late 1993. Mainlanders are expected to take advantage of the resulting "discounts" in Hong Kong. On Sina ...

  3. Business - RETAIL

    Hong Kong's Yata set to open three stores as weaker yen boosts sales

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Depreciation of Japanese currency by 25 per cent since September drives sales higher as company prepares to open three new stores Yata grows as weaker yen boosts shop sales Department store chain Yata, the Japan-themed retail unit of Sun Hung Kai Properties, is expanding as sales rise on the back of the weaker yen that is making goods ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Shoppers empty shelves in Lunar New Year buying frenzy

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... by the dozens. "It's cheaper to buy in Hong Kong as the currency is weak. It's like having a 30 per cent discount on every item," a visitor from Guangzhou said. "Goods we buy ...

  5. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Luxury brands report slower sales as buyers reach their limit

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... cent to over US$302 billion, Euromonitor International said on Tuesday. Bain Capital estimated in May that the industry grew 13 per cent last year, excluding currency moves. Tiffany & Co, ...



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