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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

    ... 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 ... products. Meanwhile, the government will refine the definition of infant powdered formula under the Import and Export Ordinance to avoid confusion. Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1200496/never-shortage-milk-powder-says-producer
  2. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Supermarket prices surge above rate of inflation

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

    ... Thomas Chan and Dennis Chong Supermarket prices surge above rate of inflation Supermarket prices have risen by an average of 6.8 per cent over the past year, with eggs, infant formula ... which was 17.3 per cent higher. The only decline was in alcoholic drinks, whose prices fell 5 per cent. But by far the biggest price increase was that of infant formula Wyeth Progress Gold No2, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1215492/supermarket-prices-surge-above-rate-inflation
  3. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Shoppers empty shelves in Lunar New Year buying frenzy

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

    ... 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 on mainlanders' shopping lists, are again in short supply this year. In Mong Kok, all 12 stores the South China Morning Post visited yesterday had run out of stock on infant formula by Mead Johnson ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1134661/shoppers-empty-shelves-lunar-new-year-buying-frenzy
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1322386/holiday-rush-takes-toll-formula-stocks
  5. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Border-town residents say traders cost them dear

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... at HK$225.30. The survey also found that the price for infant milk formula in Sheung Shui was among the lowest in the city. A tin of one Dutch brand, for instance, was HK$70 cheaper than in Tai Po. The poll was conducted in February - right before the government's two-tin restrictions on infant milk powder. It has been one of the most sought-after products for parallel-goods traders due ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1216247/border-town-residents-say-traders-cost-them-dear
  6. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1448875/hk1500-fixed-penalty-proposed-shops-spill-street
  7. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Mainland shoppers make a cookie dash in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... to the holidays. The rush is even forcing some Hongkongers to travel out of their way to buy festive treats. As with infant milk formula, retailers across the border are selling Hong Kong items. On Taobao, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1145505/mainland-shoppers-make-cookie-dash-hong-kong
  8. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Mainland importers jump on milk train

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

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing celine.sun@scmp.com Prices of foreign-made baby formula in China are highest in the world because mothers will pay for what they believe is a better product Mainland 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1075056/mainland-importers-jump-milk-train
  9. 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

    ... 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. The situation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1134668/mainland-shoppers-head-daily-items
  10. Business - China Business - RETAIL

    Exclusive: Jingdong targets US$1b in private capital after IPO delay

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... Initially a distributor of consumer electronic goods, Jingdong ventured into online retailing in 2004 and expanded into books, furniture, apparel, cosmetics, food and beverages and infant products. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1014935/exclusive-jingdong-targets-us1b-private-capital

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