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  1. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    There was never a shortage of milk powder, says Friso producer

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... It was a mistake to limit exports and ban should be lifted in long term, company head says The government's restrictions on taking infant milk formula across the border was "based on a mistake" and should be scrapped in the long term, a milk powder producer said. "There was never a stock shortage," said Arnoud van den Berg, general manager ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Holiday rush takes toll on formula stocks

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... formula A popular baby milk formula sold out in many pharmacies yesterday as the government started its "golden week" stocktaking to decide whether it can lift the export limit ... boxes of formula labelled "stock reserved for test, don't move". Staff at its other Mong Kok branch were telling customers they suspected were parallel traders ...

  3. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Mainland importers jump on milk train

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... importers jump on milk train Chinese companies are flocking to bring overseas-brand baby formula into the mainland, where prices and profit margins are among the highest in the world. Each month yet ... Zealand baby formula in China. "But more than half of them are fake," Wang claimed. "Many are just imports of cheap milk powder from overseas that is repacked in China," he ...

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    HK$1,500 fixed penalty proposed for shops that spill into the street

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 04:11am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... the problem permanently, but we hope to enforce our measures more effectively." Young cited boxes of baby formula, diapers and tissue paper piled outside pharmacies, illegal alfresco dining areas ...

  5. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Yum feels the heat in China

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 10:00am by Reuters

    ... A review of KFC's China website yesterday backed this up, with almost every advertisement for hot food. McDonald's, meanwhile, had promotions for its ice cream McFlurry and shaved iced ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Shenzhen shoppers in Hong Kong buy food and daily items over clothes

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... say there is a flood of parallel-goods traders who, they claim, have disrupted the neighbourhood and triggered inflation. Milk formula and cultured milk products are the favourite picks of the traders, who buy goods for resale at higher prices in Shenzhen. In the beginning of 2011, the city was hit with an acute shortage of milk formula as mainland visitors snapped up the diary products. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Supermarket prices surge above rate of inflation

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by THOMAS CHAN AND DENNIS CHONG

    ... Supermarket prices have risen by an average of 6.8 per cent over the past year, with eggs, infant formula and canned fish soaring above the prices of other household basics, the latest ... were seen in the prices of canned fish, which leapt 18.1 per cent; eggs, up 17.5 per cent; and milk powder, which was 17.3 per cent higher. The only decline was in alcoholic drinks, whose ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Chaos at expo as elderly shoved to the ground in scramble for HK$1 goods

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 05:09am by Ada Lee

    ... an advertised discount of HK$479, dozens of visitors rushed to the stall of Chinese medicine retailer Nam Pei Hong as soon as the gates to the Victoria Park expo opened. "My chest hurts after all the scrambling," said one man who successfully navigated the pushing and shouting to get hold of a bag. "It's a good advertisement for them, but it's really dangerous." Another woman, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Brands and Products Expo begins, with millions expected to visit

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 05:29am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... this year, bolstered by big-spending mainland tourists. For the first time, organisers have displayed large banner advertisements for the fair at the Lo Wu border crossing point, CMA vice-president Jimmy Ng Wing-ka said. The association had also been advertising in post offices and on radio stations on the mainland, as well as working with travel agencies to add the expo ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Shoppers empty shelves in Lunar New Year buying frenzy

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... tins of Friso milk powder left, but were charging HK$448 each - almost double the manufacturer's suggested selling price of HK$283. One Watsons staff member said the formula brands were ... fear that there may be a shortage later, or the prices will rise when it gets closer to the Lunar New Year." Many popular brands of infant formula, one of the priorities ...




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