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  1. Mainland tourist arrivals help raise advertising data

    Posted Oct 18th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sidney Luk The influx of mainland tourists boosted Hong Kong's advertising expenditure in the three months to September by 15 per cent from last year. Media monitoring house Admango ... their spending to lure mainland shoppers, said Admango director Jennifer Ma. Television advertising spending accounted for 41.4 per cent of total expenditure, compared with 40.59 per cent a year ago. ...

  2. Internet abuzz with 'anti-locust' front-page ad drive

    Posted Jan 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... follows a series of rows over the behaviour of mainland tourists and Hongkongers' attitude towards them. Last week, Peking University professor Kong Qingdong branded Hongkongers ... at hospitals in the city and accused mainland tourists of forcing up the price of baby formula. A decision by fashion house Dolce & Gabbana to ban locals from taking photographs outside its store ...

  3. HK firms pinching the purse on ads

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the city. Some 56 per cent of respondents said the biggest single business opportunity this year would be the rising number of mainland tourists. That chimes with separate research from media ... to February 16. Hong Kong Tourism Board data show that 3.1 million mainland tourists visited the city in January- a year-on-year rise of nearly one-quarter- making up the majority of 4.14 million ...

  4. Mainland visitors each spending HK$12,000

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... awareness by advertising on blogs and forums to maximise their reach to mainland customers. He said: 'Brands should identify the key product categories that mainland tourists look for in Hong ... Elaine Yau Mainland visitors spend an average of HK$12,000 during their stay in Hong Kong, a survey found. Nearly 60 per cent of that will be spent in shops, mainly on purchases ...

  5. Motorola customises handsets for 3G partners

    Posted Feb 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the contribution of mainland travellers and the economic recovery stimulating people to spend more on electronics gadgets. However, he said such growth could not be maintained due to the market size and mainland tourist arrivals levelling off. ...

  6. Mainland advert market bucks global trend with 13.5pc growth

    Posted Jan 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... mainland tourists are spending in shopping malls here, but remember that those who come to Hong Kong to shop are just a tiny proportion of the population.' She said household spending in China ... Isabella Steger The mainland advertising market grew 13.5 per cent last year, thanks to robust domestic demand in sharp contrast to the battering suffered by the media industry around ...

  7. The profit in good customer service

    Posted Apr 21st 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Chan

    ... target the high-net worth sector. In the past few years, cash-rich mainland tourists have helped drive Hong Kong's retail industry. These buyers mostly represent one-off encounters that account heavily for some retailers' income, but may not necessarily make a sustainable contribution to long-term earnings. However, have these retailers ever considered that the tourists may ...

  8. News - China - COMMUNICATION

    SMS may be losing appeal after 20 years

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... smartphones. That is also true in China, where mainland officials' crackdowns and competition from internet-based social-media networks have seen SMS lose much of its allure. Since the first SMS ... show that mainland users sent out 736.1 billion text messages last year, up from 502.74 billion four years ago. However, the Shenghuo Xinbao newspaper reported late last month that China ...

  9. PayPal mobile device hassmall traders in its sights

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... service could be a big help, as tourists do not usually carry a lot of cash; they use cards,' Wong said. With Asia accounting for 50 per cent of PayPal's growth last year, Wong hopes Hong Kong- with its high penetration rate of smartphones and adaptability to innovative ideas- could be a test bed for the service and set an example for the likes of South Korea, mainland ...

  10. Daya Bay drill to test safety plans

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... is concerned, that would affect only a few residents and tourists on Tung Ping Chau, on the far side of Mirs Bay. An 85 kilometre emergency control zone, including Hong Kong, would be set up for food monitoring. Experts from France, Britain and the mainland's nuclear safety regulators have been invited to observe the drill, along with officials from the International Atomic Energy Agency. ...




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