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  1. Milk powder, banks lead HK's highest ad spenders in August, monitor says

    Posted Sep 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Campaigns for banking services and powdered-milk products highly sought after by mainland tourists helped boost advertising spending in Hong Kong last month. ... followed by newspapers with 29 per cent, magazines with 14 per cent, outdoor advertising at 13 per cent, online at 5 per cent and radio with 4 per cent. Spending for milk powder advertisements ...

  2. Producers boost supply of baby milk powder

    Posted Mar 27th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Pharmaceutical companies say there is no shortage of baby milk powder in the stores, even though demand from shoppers has increased sharply. Pingo Luk Yip-shing, general manager of Abbott Nutrition, said the demand for baby milk powder had been rising for six months, so the manufacturer had increased supplies by 20 per cent to 30 per cent from the last quarter ...

  3. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Mainland importers jump on milk train

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... sell domestic milk powder brands like Wandashan. The high profit margin is driven by the super-high prices that local mothers are prepared to pay. Stefan Hipp, chairman of Germany's ... Zealand baby formula in China. "But more than half of them are fake," Wang claimed. "Many are just imports of cheap milk powder from overseas that is repacked in China," he ...

  4. Mengniu mulls bid for Pfizer milk unit

    Posted Oct 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with a Dutch dairy company to offer baby formula in the domestic market. According to Mengniu's interim results, milk powder only contributed 1.1 per cent of sales revenue in the six months to June. Earlier this year, Mengniu repackaged the milk powder products it jointly launched with Denmark dairy company Arla Foods in an effort to capture a bigger share of the high-end market. ...

  5. Pay rises could cut profits, says Vitasoy

    Posted Jun 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and milk powder, rose by one fifth and 40 per cent in Hong Kong respectively, driving up local products' prices by 3 per cent to 4 per cent last year and by 2 per cent to 7 per cent ... rise. The Hong Kong-based soya milk manufacturer made HK$284 million in net profit last year- a year-on-year increase of 9 per cent- and had a gross profit margin of 50 per cent despite severe ...

  6. Tourism needs to strike right balance

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... characters of districts destroyed. The demand for high-end products has extended to household goods like formula milk powder and toiletries. Social tension has risen as the scheme is abused ...

  7. Want Want reports tasty 17pc increase in profits

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... blamed the drop on the rising price of raw materials such as sugar, milk powder, potato starch, rice, palm oil and plastic packing materials, as well as a spike in labour costs. Bank of China ... processing joint venture with Natori and Marubeni Corporation, Reuters reported. It also entered into a technology licence agreement with Morinaga Milk Industry in November with the aim of entering ...

  8. Era ends with TVB's Mona Fong to retire

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... skin care, milk powder, luxury goods and consumer electronics. Market-monitoring firm admanGo estimates advertising spending in Hong Kong reached a record HK$36.03 billion last year, 34.96 per ...

  9. Mengniu joins rush to market for funds

    Posted Apr 14th 2007, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... for yogurt and milk powder by as much as 50 per cent after the completion of new production facilities. 'The offering came at a right time because of the ample market liquidity,' said ... Wong Ka-chun and Carol Chan Milk producer and top executives sell shares to raise HK$2.7b China Mengniu Dairy, the country's largest liquid milk producer, yesterday joined a series ...

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

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for milk powder led Abbott Laboratories, Mead Johnson and Friso- Hong Kong's three most popular brands- to invest a combined HK$311.6 million in advertising during the first half. ...




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