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  1. Hang Fung pursues urban expansion

    Posted Feb 15th 2006, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... the company to open stores in the New Territories last year. 'Retail rents have to fall when they reach a point where retailers no longer make a reasonable profit,' chairman Lam Sai-wing ... In the mainland, it operates 95 outlets, either self-owned or through franchising, with plans to open 50 stores this year. During the first 13 days of the Lunar New Year, turnover at its flagship 3D-Gold ...

  2. Holiday sales reap $4.7b- a 20pc rise

    Posted Feb 15th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... but the discounts are a notch below what they were last year.'; Jewellery retailer Chow Sang Sang reported a modest sales increase of about 5 per cent for the four days from Thursday to Sunday, compared ... Dennis Eng The Year of the Rooster began auspiciously for retailers, who are projected to have made $4.7 billion in sales in the first five days of the new year. The analysts' ...

  3. Cosmetics drive lifts ad spending to holiday high

    Posted Mar 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... which boosted its campaigns 146 per cent year-on-year to HK$19.27 million. It rose from 22nd place the previous Lunar New Year. 'The brand made a huge investment to market its Advanced ... New Year holiday. The media monitoring firm AdmanGo estimated that total advertising expenditure in the city from January 16 to February 5 this year grew 12 per cent to reach HK$1.86 billion, ...

  4. Booming economy fuels blooming high prices for Lunar flowers

    Posted Jan 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... this year, with some selling other kinds of New Year's flowers, such as Chinese chrysanthemums and sword lilies. Despite limited supplies, Mr Lau said there was an increase in demand and he ... Year's holiday.' 'Peach Flower King' Lau Hoi-to said peach flower trees were also in short supply this year. 'A lot of vendors from the mainland quit. They did well in stocks. ...

  5. Primary market transactions remain low amid drop in prices

    Posted Apr 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cent from the 10 units sold in the previous weekend. Still, the figures were comparable with sales during the Lunar New Year holiday from February 7 to 10- a traditional low point for the year- ... estates on Hong Kong Island were unchanged at 39 units while in 20 housing estates in Kowloon, deals were down 2.75 per cent at 106 units. The New Territories had 184 units sold in the 21 housing ...

  6. High-end retailers lead brisk holiday business

    Posted Feb 13th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... there was not much change in the holiday operating hours of stores compared to a year ago. Most shops closed on Thursday, the first day of the Lunar New Year holiday, but reopened the following day. ... Dennis Eng Retailers reported strong sales growth during the Lunar New Year, although stores that sell luxury and high-end goods such as jewellery performed better than supermarkets ...

  7. Undercover agents to trawl New Year fairs for pirates

    Posted Feb 12th 2007, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... at last year's fairs, he said. The maximum penalty for selling pirated items is HK$500,000 and five years'; jail. A spokeswoman for Disney said it did not use dedicated teams of fake ... commander Samson Chiu Yuk-hung, said officers had been cracking down on counterfeit cartoon goods in the past two months. 'We'll be extending those operations over Lunar New Year,'; he ...

  8. No spending cheer these New Year holidays

    Posted Feb 07th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... preannounce some budget measures for returning wealth to the people- to encourage spending and give them a happy Lunar New Year.'; About 20 per cent of poll respondents believed the yuan ... Fox Yi Hu Most Hongkongers do not plan to spend any more this Lunar New Year than last despite the strong economic growth over the past year- a sign the masses have yet to benefit from ...

  9. Rush of new flats before year's end

    Posted Sep 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com Developers are expected to be more aggressive in launching new flats in the second half of the year, with many projects likely to be launched before the government's policy address next month. 'I think developers will be quite aggressive in putting their flats on the market in the third and fourth quarters this year,'; Joyce Kwock, research ...

  10. IT industry back at work after a year's sick leave

    Posted May 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a long convalescence before we'd be back in healthy shape' after the city was taken off the World Health Organisation list of affected cities late in June last year. &#039 ... firms have started a major push of new products and services in Hong Kong this summer, more than a year since the Sars outbreak virtually stopped the industry in its tracks across Asia. ...




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