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  1. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    European debt crisis key to Esprit sales, outgoing chief says

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Retailer says tough environment has resulted in exit from North American market and much of Europe amid management reshuffle Esprit sales hinge on Europe crisis: chief A deepening of the European debt crisis may hurt sales at clothing retailer Esprit, outgoing chief executive Ronald van der Vis warned yesterday. Van der Vis resigned as the Hong ...

  2. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Tiffany ordered to pay Swatch damages

    Posted Dec 24th 2013, 01:55am by Reuters

    ... distribution. Kowalski said Tiffany had the resources to pay the full amount of damages. Tiffany said it would fund the award from immediately available cash on hand and funds from existing debt ...

  3. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    KKR considers bidding for ParknShop chain

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... use borrowed money to help finance acquisitions, using the target's cash flows to repay the debt. A KKR spokesman declined to comment. Hutchison is conducting a strategic review ...

  4. Business - Money - RETAILING

    Tough market in store for ParknShop buyer

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... what is unclear is how much debt will be in the potential deal," said analysts at CLSA in a research note. Hong Kong's grocery-store market is widely seen as saturated. It is expected ...

  5. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Topshop takes first step into China with new Hong Kong flagship store

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... off the group's debts and raise money for further expansion. ...

  6. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    China 'will be H&M's top market', says CEO Persson

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... where governments are cutting spending and the jobless rate is at a record 11.8 per cent as the region's economy continues to suffer in the aftermath of the sovereign-debt crisis. While ...

  7. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Estee Lauder eyes big Asian expansion as mainland China sales roar

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... spending on cosmetics. Spain and Italy, the countries hit hardest by the euro-zone debt crisis, saw poor sales last year. "Sales of skin-care and cosmetic products do go up and down ...

  8. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Esprit's bottom line sags despite restructuring

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 02:48pm by Anita Lam

    ... set aside HK$422 million in provisions for traders' debt, taxation and its ageing inventory. Gutierrez said the firm aimed to save HK$600 million in costs for the year to June by cutting ...

  9. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Suning to raise HK$5.54b in first public bond sale

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... on similar-maturity debt of top-rated Chinese companies and the 3.27 per cent on five-year government bonds. Globally, securities of retailers yield 2.06 per cent, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch ...

  10. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Retailer ePro's decision to go overseas may pay off amid price wars in China

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... on August 15 it plans to issue up to 8 billion yuan (HK$9.79 billion) of corporate bonds to replenish the company's operating funds and adjust its debt structure. The following day, Richard Liu ...



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