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  1. Business - RETAIL

    Department stores find ways to thrive despite online competition

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 01:05pm by Reuters

    ... of the Galeries Lafayette chain with a spectacular stained-glass dome are must-sees for Chinese visitors. Tourists account for more than half of sales at some stores in Paris and Harrods in London, ... the Ukraine crisis has hit Russian demand for luxury goods, while Chinese spending has also slowed. However, department stores still see plenty of room for growth in emerging markets as urbanisation ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAIL

    China’s online retail market squeezes bricks-and-mortar shops

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 10:07am by Peggy Sito

    ... growth in online retail sales. Chinese consumers spent US$296.57 billion online last year, 13 per cent more than their US counterparts. The figures make China the biggest market for online retail. The Chinese online retail market last year grew 41.2 per cent growth from 2012, according to the official data. It was boosted by continued increases in online spending and in the ranks ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Hong Kong jewellers fear shine taken off 'golden week' this year

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 03:39am by Amy Nip, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... In a report last month, the World Gold Council said 2014 was likely to be a year of consolidation for China's gold market. Last year, the opening price of 99 tael gold at the Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society fell 15 per cent to HK$12,380 per tael from April 9 to 16. "The sudden price drop in 2013 meant some Chinese consumers brought forward jewellery and gold bar ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Anger as small businesses struggle in shadow of rail link

    Posted May 10th 2014, 02:59am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... of cheongsam- a traditional Chinese dress- said it was one of the hardest hit by the flood. "It was like a reservoir," owner Nelson Man Ying-kit, 66, said. "This had never happened before ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Unloved exotic crabs find a place back home on Chinese tables

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Unloved exotic crabs find a place back home on Chinese tables Mainland fanciers of hairy crabs may not get to taste the German variety, but Hongkongers have been able to buy the European crustacean for the past few years. It is not well known that the city also imports the crabs from Europe, to which the animals migrated about 100 years ago aboard ...

  6. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Fast Retailing CEO upbeat despite Asia tensions

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 04:36pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... Retailing will need to win over the American and Chinese markets. "Obviously we will need them both," Yanai said. "One alone is unthinkable if we aspire to become the biggest retailer ...

  7. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Chinese consumers' taste for luxury brands are evolving

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... the strong interest of Chinese consumers in its beauty products, which Louis Vuitton does not have". "In the case of Louis Vuitton, [parent] LVMH has already shifted gears - putting ... per cent. Pablo Mauron, the general manager for China at Digital Luxury, said the increased sophistication of Chinese shoppers "contributed to the development of unique local preferences, ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAIL

    Mainland Chinese's declining spending hits rents for Hong Kong's street-level shops

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Tenants, hurting as mainland shoppers buy less due to slowing economy and war on officials' luxury spending, negotiate down rental increases Sales slowdown hits shop rents Rents for street-front shops in prime locations are ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Pregnancy belly gains popularity among online shoppers

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... a pregnancy and an unusual product that helps people do just that is rising in popularity on shopping websites- a silica-gel "belly". In one case, a seemingly pregnant woman in Beijing ... not want others to know she is not pregnant". "Very good, just that it is quite heavy. Feels like eight months' pregnant," a buyer commented on the webpage. On Taobao.com ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Worst possible taste: Horse sculpture made of bread placed next to famine prevention stall

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 03:36am by Ada Lee

    ... The horse was made by bakery Bo-Lo'gne to celebrate the coincidence of the Chinese and Western Valentine's Days falling on the same date this year, and had been on display at Olympian City ...




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