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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAILING

    Hysan Development ready to seize opportunities in luxury market

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 05:21am by Yvonne Liu

    ... pessimistic". "Retail sales are largely dependent on economic growth and the wealth effect of the property market. The improvement in the United States and the mainland Chinese economies will have a positive impact on Hong Kong," he said. "Now we have seen Hong Kong property prices have actually hit a record." The gains in the property market would have a balancing effect ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1577043/hysan-development-ready-seize-opportunities-luxury-market
  2. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Urban Outfitters opens first Asian store in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 02:54pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... group Urban Outfitters Inc would be following in the steps of other overseas retailers including Juicy Couture, Gap, Abercrombie & Fitch, which are looking east as their home market ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1590142/urban-outfitters-opens-first-asian-store-hong-kong
  3. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Luk Fook to expand in prime shopping districts as rent rises ease

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:27am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Luk Fook to expand in prime districts Luk Fook Holdings International, the second-largest jeweller in Hong Kong by market value, plans to expand in the city's prime shopping ... of shops Luk Fook operated in Hong Kong would be unchanged from a year ago as it shuttered stores elsewhere, he said. The company had 44 shops in the city at the end of June. Financial Secretary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1580963/luk-fook-expand-prime-shopping-districts-rent-rises-ease
  4. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Slump in China’s wine market forces shake-out, rethink

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:41am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... for lost sales Austerity drive puts a cork on growth in wine market The sudden slowdown in wine sales to the mainland is forcing merchants to refine their sales strategies, attendees at last ... by officials and state-owned enterprises and went down like a corked claret among wine merchants used to seeing the China market as a bottomless vat. Wine imports in the first three months of this year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1524345/slump-chinas-wine-market-forces-shake-out-rethink
  5. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Giordano net profit falls as clothing fails to impress

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 01:09am by TIFFANY AP

    ... a slight upturn in demand in some of our markets," chief financial officer Dominic Irwin said. Founded in 1981 by media mogul Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, Giordano operates more than 2,500 stores ... figure reflected the adverse impact of a weak Thai baht and Indonesian rupiah, and that excluding the currency impact, sales fell by 4 per cent. "It varies from market to market," said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1573836/giordano-net-profit-falls-clothing-fails-impress
  6. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Sportswear firm Li-Ning sees first-half loss soar 218pc

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 10:07am by TIFFANY AP

    ... it will turn out financially is not something that we are ready to discuss as a specific timeline." Revenue was 3.13 billion yuan, up 8 per cent year on year. Although the company achieved its ... total revenue. "The loss was primarily due to the investment in retail and marketing, which obviously will contribute to the business in time," Kim said. Staff costs and store rental ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1573346/transformation-plan-extends-li-nings-losses
  7. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Swiss coffee machine maker is Starbucks' 'secret weapon'

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:29am by BLOOM

    ... market outside the United States, have given Steiner cause for optimism. While Switzerland is home to big listed companies such as Nestle and UBS, 99 per cent of its businesses are SMEs, ... Beijing and Shanghai. Starbucks said last month that it planned to add 800 new stores in China and Asia-Pacific in the 2015 financial year. Thermoplan's foray into the world of coffee can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1567886/swiss-coffee-machine-maker-starbucks-secret-weapon
  8. Business - Economy - RETAILING

    The not-so-Great Singapore Sale: Mainland shoppers say Hong Kong is better value

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:25am by Bloomberg

    ... declined 1.7 per cent, according to the Singapore Tourism Board. Singapore's retailers, already facing growing regional competition, are under the most pressure since the Asian financial ... and tourists, are not spending. I anticipate that at least for the next 12 months, the market will be sluggish." While Beijing's anti-corruption campaign against extravagant spending ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1566514/mainland-chinese-shoppers-give-singapore-sales-thumbs-down
  9. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Anta first to break away from loss-making Chinese sportswear pack

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 03:27pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... Xtep and 361 Degrees can pull through. Li-Ning, the other major sportswear brand, is expected to have staying power due to its market share and brand equity from celebrity athlete founder, ... barriers to entry, including significant research and development costs and marketing spending needed to convince shoppers to leave Nike LeBron 11 iDs on the shelf in favour of a pair of Li-Ning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1569186/anta-first-break-away-loss-making-chinese-sportswear-pack
  10. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Duty-free shopping surges in popularity in China

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing celine.sun@scmp.com China expected to become No 2 market by revenue as world's largest duty free shopping centre prepares to open on Hainan Island Duty-free ... goods at steep discounts. Still, CDFG is confident about the mainland market, planning to open more shops in cruise terminals, piers and high-speed railway stations. The firm estimates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1560734/duty-free-shopping-surges-popularity-china

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