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  1. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Yata vows cheaper food after openings

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Economies of scale will add to benefits of falling yen at Japanese-themed retail chain as it opens three new outlets in Hong Kong in three months Yata vows cheaper food after openings Food prices at the Japan-themed department store chain Yata will fall further when three new outlets open in the next three months, it said. Although the chain, ...

  2. Economy of scales

    Posted Jan 15th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen Anyone ready to forego a tasty grouper to protect rapidly dwindling fish stocks? For most restaurants and foodies in Hong Kong, the response would be: eat first and let someone else worry about the consequences. Eric Yu Wing-leung's resta ...

  3. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    L'Occitane on track to reach store expansion target

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... period, a reflection of the weaker global economy. Sales from recently added stores nearly doubled. Gross profit margin was steady at 82 per cent, while operating margin was largely flat at 9 per cent. Japan, its largest market, accounting for 23 per cent of total sales, saw same-store sales fall 6.5 per cent because of weak consumer sentiment. This was offset by new store openings, ...

  4. Marriott to build 57 hotels in Asia despite shrinking global economy

    Posted Feb 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mr Fuller said the expansions were planned years ago, so they would not be affected by the current crisis, since business had its ups and downs. Despite the shrinking global economy ...

  5. Enthusiastic China let down by their lack of experience

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by James Porteous

    ... Xuming's team were comfortably beaten by the United States (36-14) and though a first win in seven World Series meetings against Japan looked a possibility when they led 12-0 at half-time, ... in China's strike rate, or the number of passes per try: 9.0 against the US and a massive 21.5 against Japan, compared with around 5-6 for most of the top sides. But Jiang took plenty of positives ...

  6. HK$170m plan from Japan to bring city's online shopping home

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Ta-Q-Bin has a logo featuring a black cat carrying a kitten in its mouth to underline how it aims to carry precious cargo with care. It has grown into a household name in Japan since being launched in 1976. In 2001, Yamato introduced the service to Taiwan and opened its first mainland office in Shanghai last October. 'In Japan, you could say that Ta-Q-Bin induced the boom in online ...

  7. Corporate conscience

    Posted Feb 21st 2004, 12:00am by Mutsuko Murakami

    ... with the Japan Business Federation and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry are in the process of establishing guidelines for companies on environmental policy, legal compliance and human rights. ... landscape. Let's hope it prevails, paving the way for good news about Japan's economy. ...

  8. Business - Companies - HOSPITALITY

    Park Hotel puts Hong Kong at heart of growth plans

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... industry, the group set up the chain's headquarters in Singapore in 2005 and expanded aggressively in the region, buying properties in Singapore, mainland China and Japan. In Singapore, ... for sale, he said. The company owns and manages 2,500 rooms in Hong Kong, mainland China, Singapore and Japan, and will expand to 3,300 rooms by 2015. However, Allen Law said the group had become ...

  9. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Cafe de Coral expansion stays on track despite rising costs

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Rising costs and slowing economy will not slow the fast food chain from opening more outlets Cafe de Coral expansion on track Fast food chain Cafe de Coral ... on the mainland, where it had 129 operating units by September, including 106 Cafe de Coral outlets. Most of them are in Guangdong province. "The growth of the mainland economy slowed in the first ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAILING

    Global brands pause as store sales growth slows on China

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... retailers have turned cautious on expansion due to the weakening global economy. They have also had difficulties finding shops in prime locations for expansion, and have approached developers who ...




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