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  1. Business - Economy - RETAILING

    Golden week fails to lift Hong Kong sales figures

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 04:10am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Association chairwoman Caroline Mak Sui-king said staples such as food, cars, tobacco and alcohol, electronics and furniture were either flat or negative while the best-performing categories, ... year on year, and furniture and fixtures, which were down 10 per cent. Jewellery, watches and valuable gifts, which grew the fastest, rose 16.8 per cent by volume but just 10.7 per cent ...

  2. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Hong Kong retail group head sounds caution as January sales rise 16.8pc

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 05:10am by TIFFANY AP

    ... while furniture and fixtures decreased 8.8 per cent. While the anti-gifting drive implemented by the mainland administration has dampened sales somewhat, Mak said the threat of e-commerce has ...

  3. Business - Economy - RETAILING

    Americans set to throw out old durable goods and buy new ones

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 06:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Americans set to trash old stuff and buy new Americans have been holding on to their wobbly washing machines and sagging sofas even longer than their grandparents did 50 years ago, setting the stage for a rebound in consumer spending as old goods wear out. The average age of consumer durable goods- long-lasting items such as furniture, appliances ...

  4. Business - Commodities - RETAILING

    Tech-heavy toys press the right buttons this Christmas

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 03:55am by Denise Tsang

    ... to furniture in Hong Kong, after opening two stores this year, he said. Schats said the new business model was aimed at complementing the existing 13 Toys 'R' Us stores, which primarily sells ...

  5. Business - Economy - RETAILING

    Challenges ahead as data disappoints

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... 21.3 per cent in the first eight months of the year, although the gap has narrowed more recently. Sales of furniture and fixtures edged down by a further 1.9 per cent in August amid sluggish ...

  6. Business - Economy - RETAILING

    Stores suffer slowest month of 2013

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 03:23am by TIFFANY AP

    ... the year before, while sales of jewellery, watches and valuable gifts gained 8.7 per cent, and clothing apparel grew 3.1 per cent. Furniture and fixtures were less in demand, suffering a 10.2 per ...

  7. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    India likely to open door to Ikea

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in New Delhi Furniture retailer's application to set up stores will probably win approval, minister says India likely to open door to Ikea India is poised to approve furniture retailer Ikea's application to open stores as the nation seeks to lure more investment, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said. "It should go through," Sharma said ...

  8. Business - Money - RETAILING

    Cross-border influx 'not likely to give big lift' to retail sales

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... traditional rice and food stores, for example, fell 15.2 per cent year on year last month to HK$66.5 million- the biggest drop among the various categories. Fresh and frozen food plus furniture ...



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