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  1. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Wal-Mart to focus on food safety as China sales slow

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 03:39am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing In the wake of scandals on the mainland, newly appointed Asia-Pacific chief at the world's biggest retailer will boost investment in quality Wal-Mart to focus on food safety as China sales slow Wal-Mart Stores is focusing on food safety as the world's largest retailer aims to boost profitability of its more than 400 stores in China, said Wal-Mart ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAILING

    Hysan Development ready to seize opportunities in luxury market

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

    ... have begun to downsize and cut store numbers," Lau said. To Hysan's advantage, these brands would now focus on locations that offered sufficient shopper traffic, retail sales ... shares his views on Hysan's focus in C-Suite ...

  3. Business - China Business - RETAILING

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

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

    ... "First in the clearance stage you're focusing on cash flow, not profit," Kim said. "Then in the second stage, because you brought down the size of the business, your scale ...

  4. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Giordano net profit falls as clothing fails to impress

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

    ... It closed 112 Giordano stores on the mainland and focused on ending leases in venues that diluted its image such as supermarkets, replacing them with newly launched budget brand Beau Monde. ...

  5. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Swatch Group voices concerns over uncertain Hong Kong outlook

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 01:33am by Reuters

    ... be a focus today." Swatch shares, which have underperformed its rivals with a 13 per cent drop this year, were down 1 per cent on Monday. The firm expects margins and sales to recover ...

  6. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Duty-free shopping surges in popularity in China

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

    ... a transition period," said Zhou Ting, head of the Fortune Character Institute, a Beijing-based research unit focusing on high-end consumption in China. Lower prices offered by duty-free shops have ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAILING

    Taubman Asia investing US$600m in new shopping centres

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:02am by Sandy Li

    ... store. "When we decided to come to Asia, we looked at different countries where we would focus. We like China and South Korea for their long-term potential," Rene Tremblay, president ...

  8. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Li & Fung touts benefits of Hong Kong for new Global Brands Group

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 12:51am by TIFFANY AP

    ... will be the biggest competitive edge for its planned spin-off firm Global Brands Group, which will focus on helping US brands in the "masstige"- prestige fashion for the mass market- sector expand ... focused on taking American brands globally. Europe is very focused on luxury brands," he said. "In the US, that's where all the brands below luxury come from in the world. ...

  9. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Chinese customers' lack of loyalty puts pressure on brands

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 01:15am by TIFFANY AP

    ... with the shoppers at the point of sale. The in-store focus should be on visibility and distinctiveness which entails being present at multiple high-profile locations at the shop such as shelf ends ...

  10. Business - China Business - RETAILING

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

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

    ... said his firm now focuses on wines priced at €5 (HK$53) a bottle. Consuming negligible quantities of imported wine less then 15 years ago, Chinese drinkers now imbibe the world's ... the austerity measures," said Cristian Lopez, Asia chief executive of Chilean wine producer and distributor Vina Concha y Toro, which focuses on mass-market wines sold via retail and e-commerce ...




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