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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAILING

    Retail vacancies in Hong Kong soaring, but rents dip only slightly

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 01:38am by Yvonne Liu

    ... in order to have a presence in the key shopping streets. But now, they would rather open shops in new shopping districts if the returns in second-tier streets cannot justify the expensive rents. ...

  2. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Prada shares sold off on earnings slide for first quarter

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 01:13am by TIFFANY AP

    ... getting crunched." Selling expenses rose 34 per cent year on year due to rising labour costs and rent expenses. Luxury brands have been facing headwinds as a result of the economic slowdown ...

  3. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Slump in China’s wine market forces shake-out, rethink

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:41am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... in relation to a transaction. Last month, the company announced a search warrant had been issued on its Hong Kong office. Yeung declined to comment on the investigation. Sales of expensive ...

  4. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Less is more as Louis Vuitton stays atop luxury list in brands ranking

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 01:19am by BLOOM

    ... introducing more expensive products with fewer logos and tightening sales networks as wealthy shoppers switch to brands they perceive as being more elite. First-quarter fashion and leather-goods ...

  5. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Dymocks plans growth despite changing habits

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:07am by Denise Tsang

    ... in the Great China region through a joint venture with SCMP Group since 1999, is seeking to bring back the number of stores to about 12 after three were closed last year when their rental contracts ... retailers exercise caution in renewing contracts amid growing discontent against mainland tourists and the uncertain political climate. But despite the rental challenges and a smaller store ...

  6. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Profit dictates store size at Sa Sa

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... expenses in Hong Kong rise 23 per cent year on year. Kwok said the company's average rental expenses accounted for 10.4 per cent of total sales, which stood at HK$7.66 billion. The stock fell ... by the economic slowdown on the mainland. To narrow the loss, we will cut about 40 per cent of rental and staff costs by opening smaller stores on the mainland," said chairman Simon Kwok Siu-ming. Sa ...

  7. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Tesco profit declines for second year as UK sales worsen

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 01:09am by BLOOM

    ... as 40 per cent more expensive than Aldi and even more costly than the upscale Waitrose, an April survey by Espirito Santo found. Clarke does not only have to keep the discounters at bay. ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAILING

    Hong Kong property experts call for new tack to lure shoppers

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:39am by Peggy Sito, Sandy Li

    ... retailers to meet the growing demand. We have seen positive results," Ng said. Another challenge the Hong Kong market is facing is a dearth of variety in retail outlets. High shop rentals have ...

  9. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Wharf's Chengdu mall set to open

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 03:22am by Peggy Sito

    ... Yuk-fong said the company's mainland flagship retail centre, part of its Chengdu International Finance Square, expected an annual rental income of 500 million yuan (HK$635 million). ... The most expensive base rent is about 1,800 yuan per square metre a month," Lee said. Chengdu International Finance Square, which has cost the company over 16 billion yuan, is the first big ...

  10. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Daily items top mainland China tourists' Hong Kong shopping list

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by Sandy Li

    ... an expensive watch in Hong Kong years ago. "One is enough for me," he said. "I'm not a big spender as I'm only running a small business." Lu, a car mechanic from Guangxi ...




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