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  1. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    From curry to crystal, traders are cashing in on giant rubber duck

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Firms cash in on harbour's tourist draw with duck-shaped curries, a crystal duck, and more From curry to crystal, it's all about that duck Local businesses have taken to a giant inflatable like a duck to water, with restaurants to curio sellers all riding the waves made by Hong Kong's new attraction. The rubber duck, a 16.5-metre artwork ...

  2. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    New HMV owner sets his ambitions beyond music

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com After buying British chain's HK stores, Kelvin Wu plans to expand into the mainland, while providing cultural products besides CDs and DVDs New HMV owner sets his ambitions beyond music The new owner of the Hong Kong and Singapore outlets of the iconic British music retail chain HMV has two targets: to acquire more local rivals ...

  3. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Nestle wants a bigger bite of luxury chocolate, may consider acquisitions

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:29am by Reuters

    ... and ads with George Clooney. But the company has not done the same in chocolate. "Premium chocolate is my small intimate frustration," Bulcke told an investor conference in Boston where ...

  4. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Foreign supermarkets find competition tough in China

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 12:00am by PHOENIX KWONG

    ... store is necessary as a platform to display goods that are also offered online. And consumers are unlikely to buy fresh food online," he said. Carrefour chief executive Georges Plassat said ...

  5. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    HMV: 92 years of bringing music to the masses

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 02:18pm

    ... With the group having already been rejected by Decca and EMI, the shop’s studio manager, Jim Foy, recommended them to music publishers he knew. That led to a meeting at Abbey Road Studios with George ...

  6. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    BreadTalk plans to double number of mainland outlets

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Baker talks up mainland expansion Singapore-listed bakery chain BreadTalk plans to double the number of mainland outlets in the next two years. Founder and chairman George Quek said the company would have 550 outlets across the mainland by 2014, compared with about 300 now. He admitted that a shortage of local talent and dearth of quality ...



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