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  1. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Denim retailers look to innovate

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 09:29am by TIFFANY AP

    ... to convince customers to buy denim a decade ago. In the fickle world of fashion, jeans have become a staple of any wardrobe. Synonymous with the rise of the Levi Strauss jeans popularity has barely ... and had not seen real innovation since the introduction of bright colours several years ago. According to fashion forecasting and analysis agency WGSN, shoppers are focusing in on keywords like ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAIL

    Retail rents cut as landlords fight to keep tenants

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 06:01am by Peggy Sito

    ... Landlords of Hong Kong retail properties have been making substantial concessions in asking rents as sales of luxury products, including fashion, watches and jewellery, continue to cool, according ... with a 28.2 per cent fall in June, 24.4 per cent in May and 39.9 per cent in April. "Since the jewellery and watches sector, and to a lesser extent the fashion and accessories sector, have lent ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAIL

    Fast fashion retailers offered special deals in shopping malls across China

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 05:10am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Shopping centre landlords are cutting deals to attract tenants such Zara, H&M and Uniqlo because they help drive foot traffic to malls Fast fashion finds favour at mainland malls Landlords of shopping centres on the mainland are aggressively pursuing leasing deals with international fast fashion brands as they brace for a looming supply peak ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAIL

    Big fashion brands still looking to Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Shop rents continue to rise but more slowly than before as retailers become more cautious about paying hefty sums for prime locations Big fashion brands still looking to HK Big international fashion retailers remain keen to open for business in Hong Kong even though shop rents are among the highest in the world. Tommy Bahama, a United ...

  5. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Fashion chain Esprit heading for 'substantial' yearly loss

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com As red ink mounts, chain makes HK$2.76b of provisions over its mainland operations Esprit heading for 'substantial' loss Fashion retailer Esprit has warned it will make a substantial loss for the year to June, after larger-than-expected operating losses and the need to make HK$2.76 billion of provisions mostly related to its mainland ...

  6. Business - China Business - RETAIL

    Staying in fashion is a tough sell

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com International fashion brands are looking to the expanding China market as the global economy slows- but turning a profit isn't easy Staying in fashion is a tough sell International fashion labels have turned China into their main battlefield this summer, opening one new store a week as they bid for the spending power of wealthy consumers ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Anger as small businesses struggle in shadow of rail link

    Posted May 10th 2014, 02:59am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... night only added to shop owners' woes. It triggered flooding that was blamed on drains being blocked by the MTR Corporation's construction work. The owner of Gold Fashion, a seller ...

  8. Business - Money - RETAIL

    Esprit shares fall sharply in Hong Kong after broker downgrades

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing celine.sun@scmp.com Esprit shares dumped on broker downgrades Shares of fashion retailer Esprit, which warned of a substantial loss for the year to June, dropped yesterday after brokers downgraded the stock. The shares fell as much as 7.3 per cent in the morning before closing at HK$10.38, down 4.8 per cent on a day when the Hang Seng Index rose 0.86 per ...

  9. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Ikea group sees consumer recovery worldwide, posts record profit

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 04:44pm by Reuters in Stockholm

    ... fashion and food. While Ikea sells online in half its 26 markets, it has been relatively slow to embrace the internet. But the Swedish group is now aiming for online availability in all its ...

  10. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Marc Jacobs aims to make China its biggest foreign market

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Fashion chain wants to open five stores a year to overtake sales in Japan and make mainland its biggest foreign market, says chief executive Marc Jacobs to triple mainland marketing push The American luxury fashion label Marc Jacobs plans to triple its marketing budget on the mainland and add more stores, in order to make China its biggest foreign ...




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