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  1. HK shines for China's shoppers

    Posted Apr 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... spent $100,000 today,' said Mr Li, pointing at his trophies. He says he is attracted by variety and up-to-date products. A 2004 report by Goldman Sachs on the mainland luxury market found prices could be 20 per cent to 30 per cent higher than in Hong Kong. The report also estimated that of the mainland's 12 per cent share of the global luxury goods market, only 2 per cent ...

  2. Putonghua still poor behind the counter

    Posted Apr 29th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Shop staff in Hong Kong still can't speak Putonghua well enough to deal appropriately with mainland customers, say shoppers. 'Frontline staff may be unsure of, ... experience. Local, mainland and Australian tourists were the hardest to please. Asked to score their overall shopping experience in the city from 0 (the worst) to 7 (the best), Hong Kong shoppers gave ...

  3. Shoppers at their happiest in decade

    Posted Dec 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... for the strong results, Mr Tso said. The survey polled some 14,000 people by telephone between July and September. Data on shopping patterns when visiting the mainland also found that, out of 3,222 respondents, 20.7 per cent said they were more satisfied with their spending on the mainland compared to their experiences a year ago while 13.7 per cent were less pleased. The remaining two-thirds ...

  4. Shoppers like to see something for their money

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... such expensive furniture in China aren't you? Well most of my clients are on the mainland and I had 3 billion yuan in sales last year,' she says. Xue Huizhong is not one of Ms Zhang's ... recently, my own home will probably always be out of reach,' he says. Mr Xue's consumption habits fit the typical profile of a mainland investor with a very conservative attitude towards ...

  5. More a den of swindlers than a shoppers' paradise

    Posted Oct 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is painful for me to say this, but 'Buyer beware' signs should be posted at the airport and all over retail districts in this so-called shoppers' paradise. Here, not only ... I was interested, but not surprised, to read this week about the growing number of complaints from mainland tourists visiting Hong Kong ('Mainland tourist complaints skyrocket', October 11). Two ...

  6. Watson targets higher-end shoppers with new outlet

    Posted Jul 13th 2006, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... for middle-class customers of other similar retailers. A Watson spokeswoman expected locals and individual mainland travellers to be Masstige's key customers. But there were no plans to open mainland ...

  7. For the shopper the final factor comes down to price

    Posted Apr 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the quality was no worse and the price lower. For five yuan, she can pick up a copy of Brokeback Mountain or Memoirs of a Geisha... both of which have been banned on the mainland. ...

  8. Jobs and security can unleash the potential of the rural shopper

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in a sense, can be best explained by the Chinese idiom 'repair the house before the storm comes'. 'The most important concerns for mainland people now are getting medical services, ...

  9. Locals big on window shopping

    Posted Jun 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fion Li Mainlanders visit malls to spend, survey finds Almost nine out of 10 local shoppers visit malls just to kill time, while about the same number do so to buy daily goods and to learn ... an educational centre.' Researchers from the university's marketing department interviewed the shoppers during the 'golden week' holiday last month. About 40 per cent of mainland ...

  10. The people who buy for others...

    Posted Apr 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joey Liu Cross-border personal shoppers are people such as He Tianji who buy products abroad for mainland customers. The shopping catalogue is largely confined to duty-free luxury goods ... on the mainland and the other person based overseas. But shipping costs can be high. Inter-provincial personal shoppers live in places such as Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou and buy on behalf ...




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