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  1. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Chow Tai Fook's net profit soars 32pc to HK$7.44b on gold buying spree

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 01:19am by TIFFANY AP

    ... about the outlook for this year against the backdrop of the mainland's anti-graft campaign and slowing economy. Chairman Henry Cheng Kar-shun said yesterday he was cautiously optimistic ...

  2. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Hong Kong supermarkets concerned by slave claims on Thai fishing fleet

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:57am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... that exported a reported US$7.3 billion in 2011, and will further damage an economy already struggling after last month's military takeover. The Guardian newspaper recently detailed how Thai ... at a trying time for a country toiling to convince investors and tourists it is still open for business. The economy was likely already in a recession and it would take time to restore confidence, ...

  3. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Prada shares sold off on earnings slide for first quarter

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 01:13am by TIFFANY AP

    ... though Macau was solid and Japan, in local currency terms grew 30 per cent," a Nomura report said. I think the share price move was warranted given the extent of the disappointment GARY ...

  4. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Robinsons Retail eyes family-owned chains to compete with rival

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 01:30am by BLOOM

    ... according to government data. The Visayas is a group of islands in the central Philippines and Mindanao is the nation's second-biggest island. The Philippine economy expanded 5.7 per cent ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAILING

    Korean retailers ride wave of K-pop and TV dramas into Hong Kong

    Posted May 20th 2014, 02:47pm by Peggy Sito

    ... in Hong Kong," Lin said. He said the trend reminded him of Japan's cultural invasion of Hong Kong 30 years ago. Since the 1980s, Japanese brands ranging from cosmetics and electronics ... South Korean products account for more than 30 per cent of the chain's merchandise, with the rest mainly from Japan. Lam said CEC would open 13 more stores by the end of this year ...

  6. Business - Economy - RETAILING

    Rise in Hong Kong consumer confidence fails to lift retail sales

    Posted May 24th 2014, 01:52am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com Record-high consumer confidence fails to lift sales Consumer confidence hit a record, pre-recession high in March but the upbeat mood did not translate into sales dollars for retailers. A survey by leading consumer insights ...

  7. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Prada pins growth hopes on China's luxury sector

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 01:14am by AFP

    ... and in part a slowing economy in the country. The option of looking into placing 5 per cent in the future should not be written off PATRIZIO BERTELLI, PRADA But in remarks to French business newspaper ... directly operated stores in Asia including Japan. Sales in Asia-Pacific last year rose at more than double the rate in Europe. Bertelli, who owns a controlling stake in Prada alongside his wife, ...

  8. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Daily items top mainland China tourists' Hong Kong shopping list

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by Sandy Li

    ... visitor scheme in 2011. I bought three bottles of red wine for HK$3,500 as they are tax-free items Lu Nengche, car mechanic "I will not fly to Japan or other places because of the language ...

  9. Business - Economy - RETAILING

    Gift giving in Hong Kong down on calendar quirks

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 01:20am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com Gift giving down on quirks in the calendar Hong Kong retail sales fell 2.3 per cent year on year to HK$40.5 billion in February, the first fall in value since August 2009, the Census and Statistics Department said. The drop ...

  10. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Chow Tai Fook's golden touch is lost on investors

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 01:30am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... Kong's economic boom. In the 1990s, as the mainland economy liberalised and embarked on its own boom, the firm eyed expansion across the border. The People's Bank of China at the time ...




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