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  1. News - Hong Kong - COMMERCE

    Organisers deny week-long discount scheme aimed at diverting people from July 1 march

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by Phila Siu

    ... chairman Charles Yeung said the value of retail sales in April dropped 9.8 per cent year on year to HK$38.8 billion, and 9.5 per cent in volume. "We hope that we can all work together and consolidate growth of the tourism and retail sector … to cheer up the retail sector and to let the public have fun," Yeung said. The one-day discounts on July 1 last year were organised ...

  2. Business - China Business - COMMERCE

    Suning Appliance buys Redbaby as part of big retail plans

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... to join ranks of retailing giants Suning Appliance, China's largest electrical appliance retailer, has bought a leading e-commerce seller of maternal and baby products, taking it one step closer to its goal of becoming the country's answer to Walmart and Amazon. The Nanjing-based retailer has bought Redbaby, a shopping portal based in Beijing, for US$66 million. The company ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - COMMERCE

    Soaring rents in prime locations push out local shops and restaurants

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by JUN CONCEPCION

    ... Jun Concepcion property.post@scmp.com Leather-goods shop owner distraught as she joins the swelling ranks of retailers forced out of Causeway Bay by international luxury brands Killer ... closure of her ground-floor customised leather goods store in Causeway Bay, one of the world's most expensive retail locations. "I had been operating the shop since 2004 and it was very ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COMMERCE

    New registration scheme set to be a boon to city's growing wine industry

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 04:37am by DARREN WEE

    ... Darren Wee darren.wee@scmp.com Registration scheme a boon to wine industry Hong Kong's first wine registration scheme was launched yesterday to cement the city's status as Asia's wine-trading hub. The scheme, launched by the Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency, recognises the ability of wine traders, merchants, wholesalers, distributors, retailers, cellars ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COMMERCE

    Perfume boss says Hong Kong laws 'too lax' for it to sue ex-distributor in brand row

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Lampe Berger boss says Hong Kong's 'lax' rules mean company is unable to sue ex-distributor it claims used trademark to create a retail empire A whiff of dissent in fragrance brand row A French fragrance company that alleges a former distributor used its brand name to build an Asian retail empire says Hong Kong law is too lax ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COMMERCE

    French fragrance marketing scheme under fire for leaving customers 'out of pocket'

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang and Minnie Chan

    ... Emily Tsang and Minnie Chan Fragrance maker says complex bonus system delivers big profits to those at top of sales chain Marketing scheme 'leaves customers out of pocket' Customers who buy French fragrance oil from an Asian distributor in Hong Kong using a complicated multi-level marketing scheme may be paying hundreds of dollars more than the usual retail price. ...

  7. Business - China Business - COMMERCE

    Mainland online market heads for more mergers

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... online market heads for more mergers A new round of mergers and acquisitions is looming in the mainland's e-commerce market after electrical appliance retailer Suning Appliance acquired ... transformation into an all-round retailer, but also because it shows the capital market's enthusiasm for the e-commerce sector is waning and a period of consolidation is on the way. "The ...

  8. News - China - COMMERCE

    Record numbers of shoppers take advantage of 'Singles Day'

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... retailers of books, Dangdang.com offered shoppers 400 yuan worth of coupons for every 200-yuan purchase. And the effort to boost sales was not limited to online shops. Many shopping malls, from ...



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