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  1. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple to step up store expansion in China

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... the world's largest technology company, is poised to speed development of new retail stores and network of resellers across China, its second-biggest market. The bullish forecast by technology analyst firm Forrester Research followed Apple's disclosure yesterday that it would open up to 35 new retail stores worldwide over the next 12 months. In its filing with the US Securities ...

  2. Business - China Business

    Automation wave 'set to hit' stores in China

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Tech firm says supermarkets to be among first retailers to test mobile systems Automation wave 'set to hit' stores in China Telecommunications equipment supplier Motorola Solutions forecasts major retailers in China to drive a steady rollout of advanced, mobile automation systems in their stores over the next few years. The US-based ...

  3. Retailers unfazed by threat from iTunes

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez and Jennifer Cheng Traditional music and video retailers are unfazed by the competition from Apple's newly launched online iTunes Store in Hong Kong. HMV, the British entertainment retail chain, said its stores had continued to thrive despite the existence of various paid and free online music stores worldwide for many years. 'We've already moved on from ...

  4. Alibaba splits online retailer into three

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mainland e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding has implemented a sweeping restructuring of Taobao, its online retail services unit, in a bid to stay ahead of the competition and better ... the online shopping portal where international brands and major retailers sell directly to consumers, while Taobao Marketplace is responsible for social networking website Taojianghu, small ...

  5. Educating retailers

    Posted Jun 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Showcasing an array of cutting-edge technologies and all aspects of shop design and visual marketing, Retail Asia Expo 2011, starting tomorrow, offers what retailers need to take their business to the next level. 'The show gives retailers an opportunity to get access to the latest technologies, and the newest design trends and products,' says Stuart Bailey, general ...

  6. Shoppers turn to net for quick fix

    Posted Jun 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As the retail sector looks for new ways to make the customer experience more rewarding and optimise efficiencies, consumers in Asia are increasingly using online shopping and one-click convenience to check the availability and choice of merchandise. 'As more people use online services, retailers are employing technology that allows them to interact and communicate seamlessly ...

  7. Electronics retailers battle amid festivals

    Posted Aug 13th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... centres behind the mall festival said intense competition had driven down the profits of retailers in the malls, making a number head for the exits. Golden Computer Centre, which specialises in the sale of hardware such as monitors and notebooks, had seen its occupancy rate slide from 95 per cent last year to an historic low of 90 per cent this year. In the past, retailers fought ...

  8. Retail systems help track shoppers

    Posted Jul 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez With the economic crisis putting the squeeze on consumer spending, more retailers in Hong Kong and major mainland cities have turned to advanced customer tracking and sales analysis technologies to learn what works best for their target shoppers. 'The economic downturn has stimulated interest in solutions that allow retailers to determine which stores are drawing ...

  9. Gome alliance boosts Dell retail expansion

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An alliance struck with Gome Electrical Appliance Holdings, the country's biggest consumer electronics retailer, to give certain Dell products shelf space is accelerating the United States-based computer maker's retail expansion drive on the mainland. Dell, the world's second-largest personal computer supplier, said the agreement had placed its select lines of notebooks ...

  10. Taobao, Baidu intensify online retail rivalry

    Posted Oct 28th 2008, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... Sherman So The mainland's online retail market is heating up with the two internet powerhouses bolstering their positions amid intensifying rivalry. Taobao, the mainland's largest online auction site, has received a 5 billion yuan (HK$5.7 billion) injection from its parent, Alibaba Group. At the same time, Baidu, the country's largest search engine, ...




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