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  1. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Nov 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Experts have called for a crackdown on teenage alcohol abuse: Bjorn Berg- The reimposition of duties strikes me as a money-grab and as unfair as it also affects all the people who drink in moderation. Widening age restrictions can be expected to be largely ineffectual since these measures are generally easy to circumvent and often poorly enforced at the point of retail. Restricting ...

  2. Lianhua to open 515 new stores on mainland

    Posted Mar 11th 2011, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Lianhua Supermarket Holdings, one of the largest supermarket and convenience stores operators on the mainland, has pledged to invest 1 billion yuan (HK$1.18 billion) this year to open 515 new stores and improve its distribution and supply network ...

  3. Retail sector fears 2012 sales-growth slowdown

    Posted Oct 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Hong Kong's shopaholic culture may take a hit next year because of rising inflation and fears of a global slowdown, retailers warn. Although retail sales ... dampened household consumption, but also eating out, according to the Retail Management Association, which said restaurant business during the National Day 'golden week' holiday ...

  4. Chinese retailers to focus on domestic development

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Global expansion is unlikely to become a trend for Chinese retailers as they will have their hands full developing their own domestic market, according to International Council of Shopping Centres president and chief executive Michael Kercheval. 'We do see Chinese retailers moving out on a one-off basis. But that is for internal business reasons- ...

  5. Retail therapy for a real cause

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com A Cinderella makeover has created a boutique where donors of second-hand clothes can get some of their cash back- encouraging them to part with more luxurious items. The store, Green Ladies, is a social enterprise in ...

  6. Foreign retailers buying, not renting

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Stiff competition for prime locations and soaring rents mean big foreign retailers are shifting from leasing to buying land to develop their stores in mainland cities. 'There is a trend formulating. Most of them adopting this strategy are big-box retailers,' said Ada Nip, head of retail services at property consultant DTZ. The term ...

  7. Holiday chill warms retailers' pockets

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Cold weather and HK$6,000 cash handouts from the government are helping retailers sing a happy tune this year as the numbers of shoppers, and their spending, have ... for products priced at HK$1. 23.1% Growth in Hong Kong retail sales in October- to HK$34.2 billion- The rate of increase had slowed for the third month in a row ...

  8. Caution keeps retail and office prices lower

    Posted Dec 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Hong Kong office and retail rents will ease in the first half of next year, as employers and some local retailers become wary of expansion against the backdrop ... pressure in some sub-markets. In the retail market, JLL expects rental growth will slow next year. Although there had been a slowdown in the momentum of retail investment in recent months, JLL said ...

  9. India's about-turn on retail reform only shows up the rot in its politics

    Posted Dec 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... are prompted by the extraordinary events that saw Singh promise that India's US$500 billion retail market would be open to up to 100per cent foreign direct investment. Yet, within days, he reneged on his promise in a devastating U-turn. The worry should not be about the retail sector or the fear that, as one foreign commentator claimed, India might be closing its doors to all foreign ...

  10. Young gadget lovers produce a flash mob dance routine at retail launch for smartphone

    Posted Dec 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Lai To market, to market. The retail launch event for the Nokia Lumia smartphone on the streets of Mong Kok resembled the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange during a bull market- with considerably younger punters. The party on Monday had young gadget lovers excitedly trading the latest apps and downloads for the phone. The evening culminated in a parade of Nokia ...




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