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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAIL

    China’s online retail market squeezes bricks-and-mortar shops

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 10:07am by Peggy Sito

    ... of internet users. Internet users over 30 will account for 54 per cent of total web users on the mainland by 2018, from 33 per cent in 2008, according to investment bank Jefferies. These users have ...

  2. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Big music retailers diversify to survive in internet age

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com CD sales are a fraction what they were but video sales are helping to keep sellers afloat Big music retailers diversify to survive in internet age The torrent ... - locally produced music sold elsewhere - dwindled from HK$1 billion to almost zero over the same period. According to industry experts, this has mainly happened because of the internet, where ...

  3. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Labour Day holiday unlikely to have boosted retail sales in Hong Kong

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... On a micro level, there is the anti-mainlander tension. It's spread on the internet that Hongkongers don't welcome you. I'm sure you wouldn't want to visit a place ...

  4. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Ikea group sees consumer recovery worldwide, posts record profit

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 04:44pm by Reuters in Stockholm

    ... fashion and food. While Ikea sells online in half its 26 markets, it has been relatively slow to embrace the internet. But the Swedish group is now aiming for online availability in all its markets, but does not say when it will achieve that. Neither will it say what percentage of its sales currently come via the internet. Research firm Euromonitor forecasts that global e-commerce ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Brands and Products Expo begins, with millions expected to visit

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

    ... and HK$268,000. D100, a new internet radio station co-founded by businessman and former lawmaker Albert Cheng Jing-han, will also promote itself with a booth. ...

  6. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Stelux eyes China turnaround with private equity partner Boyu

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... stakeholders in China's largest e-commerce firm, Alibaba, suggesting that the Hong Kong retailer had therefore found an ideal partner for its China venture. The increasing usage of the internet by shoppers has revived bargain online stores such as Taobao.com a popular e-commerce marketplace owned by Alibaba, a fast-growing internet giant founded by Jack Ma Yun, the 48-year-old godfather ...

  7. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Chinese consumers' taste for luxury brands are evolving

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... popular internet search engines, Baidu and Google. David Sadigh, the founder and chief executive of Digital Luxury, described the mainland luxury goods market as "rapidly evolving". ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Pregnancy belly gains popularity among online shoppers

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Popularity of gel belly rising among internet shoppers seeking faux motherhood Pregnancy belly tests positive in online sales There are myriad reasons to fake a pregnancy and an unusual product that helps people do just that is rising in popularity on shopping websites- a silica-gel "belly". In one case, a seemingly pregnant woman in Beijing ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Rising yuan boosts mainland visitors's spending power

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam and Amy Nip Bargain-hunting mainlanders expected to take advantage of exchange rate during visits to city Rising yuan the cue to go shopping Internet users across the border ... to residents, shops said they had raised prices because of higher rents, giving non-locals less incentive to buy goods in bulk to be resold across the border. About 40 internet users and residents ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Big blow to local music business if Hong Kong HMV stores close (video)

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... to loyal fans. "It is impossible for a shop to compete against internet sales in terms of music titles they offer but they can build on the emotional bonding and expertise," he said. ...




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