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  1. Business - Money - TOURISM

    Mainland shoppers divided by different tastes for luxury

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Mainlanders' taste for luxury differs Buying patterns differ sharply among mainland shoppers in Hong Kong, according to a recent survey by market research company Nielsen. The number of mainland ... month, Nielsen polled 600 mainland visitors to Hong Kong, evenly split between so-called seasoned and novice travellers. Seasoned travellers, defined as those who come from top tier cities ...

  2. Mainland pork prices hit HK shoppers

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Hong Kong shoppers were paying more for their pork yesterday after supplier Ng Fung Hong raised the wholesale price of pigs 8 per cent to HK$1,300 per 100 catties due to surging mainland prices. The main supplier of live mainland pigs said the increase took effect immediately due to rising pork prices across the border that showed no sign of slowing. 'In ...

  3. Mainlanders help SHKP ring up record sales

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... competitiveness, this year's promotion budget for the 12 malls would be increased 20 per cent to HK$130 million, 40 per cent of which would be directed to attracting mainland shoppers and providing incentives for big spenders. Other than APM, the 12 malls include Tai Po Mega Mall in Tai Po, The Sun Arcade in Tsim Sha Tsui and Yuen Long Plaza. Fung said sales attributed to mainland shoppers ...

  4. Comment - Debates

    Should Hong Kong now curb the number of mainland Chinese visitors it lets in?

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 05:50pm

    ... this year since 2009 – despite the increase in mainland shoppers. Some Hongkongers argue that inflationary pressures on food, rents and other items have offset many of the gains achieved by having more mainland Chinese shoppers. Others say the city is becoming more crowded with more pressure being placed on Hong Kong’s public transport system. More than half of Hongkongers polled ...

  5. 100,000 a day flock to expo hunting for bargains

    Posted Jan 04th 2011, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Mandy Zhou

    ... Hong Kong Brands and Products Expo, which closed yesterday. The spending spree saw some 2.4 million local and mainland shoppers, up from last year's 2.29 million, splash out amid inflation fears and a recovering economy. A number of retailers reported an increase in business, mostly because of big-spending mainland visitors. One mainland shopper paid HK$300,000 for bird's ...

  6. Kowloon's quality malls draw luxury and trendy brands

    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... assistant general manager of Harbour City Estates' centre management division. To capture the growing number of affluent mainland shoppers, particularly those who arrive in Hong Kong by sea ... say some mainland shoppers probably prefer to buy luxury brands in Kowloon malls as they provide one-stop shopping for merchandise ranging from clothes to electronic appliances. These malls ...

  7. Helping tourists 'shop smart' in HK

    Posted Sep 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Complaints filed by mainland shoppers during the first eight months of the year increased by one-third over the same period last year, according to statistics released ... traditional and simplified Chinese characters, is linked to the official website of the mainland-based China Consumers' Association. The launch of the website follows a surge in complaints from ...

  8. Cosmetics firms help give ad spending a healthy glow in first half

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... from HK$16.56 billion a year earlier, on the back of promotions that largely targeted mainland shoppers. About 90 per cent of all advertising in the first six months of this year went ... to HK$437.65 million as it heavily promoted cosmetics brand SK-II. Spending in the pharmaceuticals and health-care industry grew 12 per cent to HK$1.38 billion. Mainland shoppers' high demand ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Feb 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... transactions worth $54 million in Hong Kong from January 18, when they were first permitted to use the cards, to February 7. Mainland shoppers spent, on average, $3,125 on each transaction, Secretary ... Hongkongers involved in mainland 'incidents' Hong Kong has received 2,039 notifications about incidents on the mainland involving 1,594 of its residents since the reciprocal ...

  10. Visitors reshaping the retail landscape

    Posted Mar 07th 2011, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Hong Kong's retail market is undergoing a dramatic facelift because of the growing might of mainland shoppers. The currency-driven transformation of the sector is forcing ... is the expansion by Luk Fook Jewellery, which generates some 60 per cent of its sales from mainland shoppers. The chain has opened three outlets in Park Lane's Shopper's Boulevard beside Kowloon ...




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