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  1. 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 ... expensive and in an environment of higher inflation in general. Billy Mak, an associate professor in Baptist University's department of finance and decision sciences, said Hong Kong's ...

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    Worst possible taste: Horse sculpture made of bread placed next to famine prevention stall

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 03:36am by Ada Lee

    ... month and the 14th day- 428 pieces of bread were used. The horse, made in the style of a popular Italian inflatable horse character named Rody, had originally been scheduled to remain ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Brands and Products Expo begins, with millions expected to visit

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 05:29am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... each year. And while stallholders must handle an average 10 per cent rent rise on the stalls, plus inflation and higher labour costs, they expect to do 10 to 15 per cent more business ... but was unhappy with the rent increase. "The association should work with us to fight against the inflation," Chan said. Local skincare and cosmetics brand Choi Fung Hong will offer 25 HK$1 ...

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    Chow Kee, a famous paper craft shop in Hong Kong, closes down

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by ANNEMAIRE EVANS

    ... But by the end of the 1990s, paper lanterns had been replaced in large measure by plastic inflatables. "We came here for many years to get our lanterns," said heritage activist Katty Law ...

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    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 ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Shopping malls report strong retail sales for Lunar New Year holiday

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by THOMAS CHAN AND DENNIS CHONG

    ... the reluctance to spend was because pay rises had lagged inflation and that Hongkongers were worried about the city's future economic development. The party surveyed 853 adults over six days, ...



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