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  1. Business - Economy - RETAIL

    South Korean consumer spending rebounds

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:06pm by Reuters

    ... drive to revive faltering growth in Asia’s fourth-largest economy. Domestic demand faltered as consumers recoiled after the shock of a deadly ferry accident in April, and with exports failing ... maritime accident in two decades. The finance ministry said in the report the economy’s recovery was still weak despite some signs of improvement, indicating the government will continue its ...

  2. Business - Economy - RETAIL

    Hong Kong year-on-year retail sales show 4.1 per cent drop for May

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:47pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com Year-on-year consumer spending dropped by 4.1pc in May amid ongoing effects of poor jewellery sales and discounting by retailers City's shop sales drop for third month Hong Kong's retail sales fell 4.1 per cent yea ...

  3. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Chow Tai Fook eyes 20 per cent growth after 9 per cent drop in sales

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 12:21am by Keira Lu Huang

    ... as it expects its revenue to grow 5 per cent. Cheng expressed disappointment at the recent protests against mainland tourists. "The wider economy always impacts us heavily," he said. "Recent protests against mainland tourists and the hostile environment it has created have therefore affected some of our stores' sales as such tensions affect Hong Kong's economy ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    HK$1,500 fixed penalty proposed for shops that spill into the street

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 04:11am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... not intervene, as long as there was agreement between businesses and the community. "If we enforce the rules too strictly, the local economy would lose its vitality," he said. Young said taking ...

  5. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Fast Retailing CEO upbeat despite Asia tensions

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

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com Uniqlo owner's ambitions undimmed by slowing mainland economy and Sino-Japanese disputes Fast upbeat despite Asia tensions Japan's Fast Retailing, ... apparel retailer. "I believe no matter how the economy turns, our business can be accepted whether in Hong Kong, the mainland or Japan … regardless of economic climate we will make our stride ...

  6. Business - Economy - RETAIL

    Shopping centres see brisk business during Lunar New Year break

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

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Shopping malls see strong rise in sales The city's leading shopping centres recorded significant sales growth during the long Lunar New Year holiday, driven by mainland shoppers and strong demand from local residents. F ...

  7. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Sun Art shrugs off slowing Chinese economy; earnings leap 75 per cent

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 09:25am

    ... highlighting its resilience to an economic slowdown that has sapped consumer demand and bloated inventories. China’s economy has been slowing for six straight quarters, leading scores of companies to report or flag weak earnings and unnerving investors concerned that the world’s second-largest economy is struggling to recover. “The slowdown in domestic economic growth and uncertainty ...

  8. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Yum feels the heat in China

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 10:00am by Reuters

    ... In a regulatory filing on Monday, they repeated their forecast for same-restaurant sales in the world's fastest-growing major economy to turn around in the fourth quarter. ...

  9. 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 ... but retailers of expensive watches and jewellery say sales of items priced between HK$1 million and HK$5 million have dropped by as much as 15 per cent since March as the slowing mainland economy ...

  10. Business - Economy - RETAIL

    Slower but sure growth ahead for retail property

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com Slower but sure growth ahead for retail property Growth in retail property rents and prices will slow next year, according to landlords and analysts, but the sector will outperform other property types. "Global econ ...




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