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    Posted Apr 11th 2004, 12:00am

    ... Generations of road scholars have kept their handbook near the top of the British best-sellers list, writes Tim Bryan in London The saying is that there are only two things certain in life: death and taxes. The publishers of Britain have a third- a book t ...

  2. Pricerite revamps as sourcing agent

    Posted Jan 08th 2004, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li The furniture retailer diversifies and expands overseas through a supply contract with a Saudi Arabia firm Household products and furniture retailer Pricerite Group has revamped ... Pricerite will supply household products and furniture to Abdulrahman Saad Al-Rashid & Sons, while the Saudi partner will invest in the operation and has the right to use the brand name, ...

  3. Terence Conran

    Posted Jun 27th 2004, 12:00am by Tara Jenkins

    ... with the opening of Habitat in London in 1964, which was embraced by 'swinging Sixties' Londoners. Beatles John Lennon and George Harrison bought furniture there and Mary Quant designed the staff ... and set up a furniture-making business two years later. He founded the Conran Design Group (CDG) in 1956, which rapidly became one of the largest design consultancies in Europe, handling projects ...

  4. The art of wood

    Posted Jan 07th 2011, 12:00am by Kavita Daswani

    ... Kavita Daswani Frank Pollaro was 16 when he came across pictures of furniture made by Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann, a Parisian master craftsman whose work was among the finest of the French art ... to solidify his early interest in furniture building. A little bedside table he made for himself at the age of 11 is still in his workshop 'somewhere'. 'My dad demolished buildings ...

  5. CR Land's HK$9.02b purchases boost land bank

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... on the mainland from its parent, China Resources (Holdings). The mainland developer on Monday obtained shareholder approval for the proposed HK$9.2 billion acquisition of property and furniture assets ... in Logic Furniture Group. The issue price represented a 2.1 per cent discount to CR Land's closing price of HK$13.62 on June 6. It said the acquisition of the projects included in the deal ...

  6. Great things in small packages

    Posted Oct 06th 2010, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Wilson Lau Horizon Plaza features an array of retailers specialising in maternity and baby products, children's clothing, books and all types of furniture, including custom-made beds, ... sheet, pillow and pillow case. 'Most bedding and linens made in Japan are of high quality. Fine cotton is used for the delicate skin of babies,' Lam says. Kensy Furniture, on the 10th ...

  7. Fate leads to success

    Posted Aug 08th 2009, 12:00am by Bernard Wan

    ... for a company manufacturing children's furniture. In 1990, he moved to Hong Kong and has charted a successful career in the design, production and retail of home products. 'I have always had ... the responsibility of running the rental, furniture leasing and project side of the business and, within a short stint, his exceptional calibre and performance landed him the position of managing director ...

  8. M&A deals forecast to hit five-year high

    Posted Jun 25th 2008, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... agreed to buy property projects and a furniture business on the mainland from a subsidiary of its parent firm for HK$9.21 billion in cash and shares. Earlier this month, the Hong Kong-listed developer said it would buy the entire issued capital of Smooth Day, which holds a number of sites in Beijing, Wuhan, Chongqing, Shenyang and Dalian, and the Logic Furniture Group, which ...

  9. Style bites

    Posted Aug 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... leather goods, and a selection of the owner's art and vintage furniture. Bothos, G/F, 20 Hollywood Rd, Central, tel: 2526 9222 Sneaker peeks Gucci plans to open temporary trainer boutiques ...

  10. Celestial Asia shares surge on asset sale plan

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... subsidiary. In December, Celestial Asia announced a plan to sell its retail business- the furniture and household items chain shop Pricerite- to CASH in a bid to diversify its income sources ...




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