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  1. Business - Companies - COMPANY VISIT

    HMV retains its bet on discs as it reinvents itself in the online era

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 11:50am by Enoch Yiu

    ... ears While many people now listen to music from the internet on their smartphones, music retailer HMV Hong Kong's owner Kelvin Wu King-shiu said his personal collection of hundreds of CDs ... into administration in January last year, he bought the British retailer's operations in Hong Kong and Singapore and the rights to develop the brands on the mainland, in Taiwan and Macau. "Music ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - COMPANY VISIT

    Wharf sees property downturn as a short-term blip

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:33am by Peggy Sito

    ... strong, because the country is still at the stage of rapid urbanisation, Ng said. In Hong Kong, he said, the business performance of Wharf’s major retail assets, such as Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui and Times Square in Causeway Bay, has significantly outperformed the market. Investment bank Macquarie forecasts Harbour City’s retail sales will grow 4.7 per cent this year, and Times ...

  3. Business - Companies - COMPANY VISIT

    Cath Kidston targets the Asian market with its British fashion

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 01:30am by TIFFANY AP

    ... it equal owners with TA Associates, ending a guessing game that also pitted Fast Retailing, the parent company of Uniqlo, against US-based Warburg Pincus, and the LVMH-backed fund L Capital Asia. ... first.   How has the company handled high Hong Kong rents and a weakened retail environment? We work with Swire. They know the Hong Kong market better than we do while we know the brand well. ...

  4. Business - China Business - COMPANY VISIT

    Hunting for the next JD.com

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 10:21am by Celine Sun

    ... several years ago. The mainland e-commerce retailer was valued at just US$60 million at the time and was attempting to secure an investment of US$10 million from Matrix Partners to expand its online business. "We were very close to sealing the deal," Man said. "But we gave up at the last minute, with concerns that online retailing was a low-margin business and like ...

  5. Business - China Business - COMPANY VISIT

    Sportswear retailer Li Ning faces harsh winter

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... retailer Li Ning faces cold front On a weekday this month at Huawei Centre, a popular shopping spot in Beijing's Xidan shopping district, sales assistants at a Li Ning shop are removing ... the shop had been selling the new collections at full price, but about a week ago, the retailer turned it into "a discount store" to dump off-season products marked down by as much as 70 ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - COMPANY VISIT

    Brought home by noodles, broker eyes through train

    Posted May 30th 2014, 10:28am by Enoch Yiu

    ... the gates for Sun and other Hong Kong-based brokers to help local and international retail investors trade Shanghai-listed stocks. Mainland brokers will be allowed to help investors there trade in Hong Kong stocks. Sun said foreign retail investors would be interested in exploring their first opportunity to invest in the mainland market. "The stock through-train scheme, which ...

  7. Business - Companies - COMPANY VISIT

    New products key to Techtronic’s future, says founder’s son

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 11:25am by Denise Tsang

    ... equipment brand Ryobi, and floor care labels Hoover and Dirt Devil. The products are widely sold by retail giant Home Depot in the United States. Net profit at Techtronic, one of the largest power ...

  8. Business - Companies - COMPANY VISIT

    Heirs to the crown

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 12:48am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... for mainland tourists, or whether Hong Kong retailers will focus instead on opening stores on the mainland. Wong and younger sister Nancy Wong Lan-sze appear to be taking the pressures in their stride. ... of the talking. Danny describes the race among the city's top retailers to expand to areas closer to Shenzhen, where same-day mainland visitors increasingly prefer to do their shopping. "We used ...

  9. Business - Companies - COMPANY VISIT

    Material world: Uniqlo's Tadashi Yanai found inspiration in Hong Kong

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

    ... For Tadashi Yanai, Japan's wealthiest man, Hong Kong represents a special place where his vision to create a world-class apparel and retailing business was honed. Yanai is the chairman, president and chief executive of Tokyo-based Fast Retailing and its rapidly growing subsidiary, casual-wear chain Uniqlo, which opened its 10th global flagship store in Hong Kong last Friday. Fast Retailing ...

  10. Business - Companies - COMPANY VISIT

    Supply chain leader Li & Fung works hard at dealing with tragedy

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 12:27am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... the firm works are in emerging markets. Li & Fung sources products from them to supply to its high street retail clients. Fung concedes that in years gone by, the effort in its relationship ...




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