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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. 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 ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    40 years of retail change but Hong Kong remains a shopper's paradise

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Joe Lin

    ... and limited shopfront design and the stores themselves had few points of differentiation. Due to changing tastes and consumption demands of local shoppers, many department stores began to close down from the early 1990s. Shoppers began to look for shopping spaces with a vibrant brand mix, attractive shopfront displays, and more entertainment activities, preferring individually-branded ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Malls luring shoppers with cartoons

    Posted Jul 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com Retail landlords have increased their marketing budgets and pinned their hopes on cartoon characters to get more shoppers into their malls ... Kong and the mainland, has renovated its Snoopy's World themed playground to provide an alternative venue for weddings. 'We're going to provide young people who don't want ...

  7. Shoppers may watch spending amid gloom

    Posted Nov 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... yesterday. Hong Kong consumer confidence dipped in the third quarter, dropping three basis points to 104 on the Nielsen confidence index from the previous quarter. The mainland index fell one point, ... of people with the highest average liquid asset levels- remained upbeat about spending, while big-spending mainland tourists were also helping to power the economy. 'One of the attraction ...

  8. Reits push through retail rent rises as shoppers pour into malls

    Posted Feb 10th 2011, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... said he supports the Hong Kong government's attempts to increase land supply. 'More land supply will help to boost market activity,' he said. He pointed out that mainland buyers, ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Shoppers scramble for HK goods at product fair in Guangzhou

    Posted Mar 12th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Hundreds of shoppers lined up for hours in Guangzhou yesterday for the first Hong Kong product fair. Inside the exhibition hall, shoppers scrambled for goods, with some grabbing ... to consumers in southern China and to help Hong Kong firms open up the mainland market, About 250 Hong Kong brands, with products ranging from apparel, toys and watches to electronics, cosmetics ...




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