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  1. Home Depot beats a retreat from Beijing

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... and elsewhere, to a 'do-it-for-me' model, offering one-stop home renovation services. However, the effort appears to have failed. With five store closures since May 2009 due to low sales ... Celine Sun in Beijing The mainland may be one of the most difficult markets for foreign home improvement retailers, which have suffered a series of setbacks to expansion plans there. Home ...

  2. Home Depot says store closures part of strategy to focus on core cities

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing When Home Depot closed its mega-store in Beijing two months ago, many thought the world's largest home improvement retailer was on the verge of withdrawing from the highly competitive market in China. However, Raymond Chou, president of Home Depot China Retail, said the store never gave up on its goal to become the No 1 player in the mainland market. ...

  3. A private function

    Posted Feb 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... would go to the government. The ambitious sale would go a long way towards achieving Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa's target of raising the home ownership rate to 70 per cent, a goal he set ... the existing stock of 650,000 public rental housing units to sitting tenants and allow them and the 300,000 flats built under the defunct Home Ownership Scheme (HOS) to be resold in the open market. ...

  4. Emperor sales to be booked in 2012 year

    Posted Nov 26th 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Emperor International Holdings has generated HK$1.9 billion from property sales so far this year but will only book them in the next financial year. The company launched its Harbour One ... at The Java have been sold at an average HK$12,500 per square foot. The revenue from property sales will be improved next financial year, compared with a loss of HK$70.95 million from property ...

  5. Treasury bill sale falls short of target

    Posted Nov 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai in Beijing The central government's Treasury bill sale received lacklustre interest yesterday, reflecting cash constraints after banks were twice asked to set aside more funds as deposit reserves this month. The Ministry of Finance sold 11.55 billion yuan (HK$13.44 billion) of 91-day securities, falling short of its 20 billion yuan target, according ...

  6. Drivers urged to leave cars at home once a month

    Posted Sep 07th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Drivers are being urged to dump their cars once a month to reduce carbon emissions and tackle climate change. In a campaign dubbed Take a Brake Low Carbon Action, companies and owners are asked to commit to cutting at least one driving day a mon ...

  7. AIG Asian fire sale a comedy of errors

    Posted Jul 16th 2010, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... billion sale to Britain's Prudential, the decision baffled even some of the bailed-out insurer's closest advisers. 'You only have to look at what has happened to Prudential's share price,' an investment banker employed by AIG told the South China Morning Post privately back then, when asked if he thought the sale would be successful. The British insurer's ...

  8. Bid to stop sale of ATV shares fails in court

    Posted May 01st 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man, Vivienne Chow

    ... with the Cha brothers, had sought an injunction to stop the sale of the 10.75 per cent stake in ATV which they hold in a company called Panfair Holdings, as a temporary measure pending other litigation ... Barma said he saw no need to stop the sale. Tsai's application is just one part of litigation that he has engaged in against the Chas and other ATV shareholders. In March, through his ...

  9. CRE expects stimulus to fuel rebound in retail sales

    Posted Mar 26th 2010, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... consumer appetite this year owing to the government's economic stimulus packages. Managing director Chen Lang said sales at the group's 2,724 mainland supermarkets recorded strong sales ... billion, or HK$1.22 per share. 'After the four trillion yuan [HK$4.54 trillion] economic stimulus measures were introduced, our sales improved gradually in the second half of last year ...

  10. HSBC to let staff work from home, set start times

    Posted Jun 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Some 17,000 employees of banking giant HSBC can choose the time they start and will be able to work from home under a policy that will come into effect early next month. ... that security would not be compromised even when staff worked from home. She said the new policy was in response to staff feedback from an annual employee survey. From July 6, all bank staff may request ...




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