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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. 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 ...

  3. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    Greedy Shanghai taxi drivers show the 'evil' side of new technology

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 02:59am by George Chen

    ... that has already had a big impact on daily life on the mainland. Last week, Shanghai's municipal government issued an order forbidding taxi drivers from accepting reservations through ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple launches payment plan for mainland buyers

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Beijing Apple launches payment plan for mainland buyers Apple has begun letting users of its mainland Chinese website pay in instalments as the company looks for ways to make iPhones and MacBook laptops more affordable in the world's largest computer and mobile-phone market. Payments can be made over a two-year period for purchases of 300 yuan (HK$371) or more, up ...

  7. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Dell expansion on mainland spells greater investments

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com The US computer giant is planninga big push into IT services and software business in its second-largest market Dell to invest more on mainland Dell will steadily increase its investments on the mainland, as the computer maker this year expands into the information-technology services and software business in its second-largest market after ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COMPETITIVENESS

    Hong Kong firms call for flexibility in tech fund to keep ahead of mainland rivals

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Firms say restrictions on a fund that promotes cross-border collaboration should be eased HK may lose tech edge to mainland, businesses warn Hong Kong risks lagging behind the mainland in technological development unless a key subsidy and tax allowance programme becomes more flexible, according to some Hong Kong-owned businesses based ...

  9. How to become a smart tourist

    Posted May 19th 2008, 12:00am by Sophie Paine

    ... Money is written by Sophie Paine, who teaches students financial literacy at www.aandbmake3.com Here is a list of tips to prepare you for the trip: Bring a calculator to check the exchange rates and prices. If you are travelling to a country where the cur ...

  10. 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 ...




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