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  1. liberal studies

    Posted Jun 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reading comprehension Answer the following questions: 1 When goods are stolen and pawned, how much of the loss can businesses usually recover? a. none of it b. all of it c. half of it d. 90 per cent of it 2 According to Yau On Pawn Shop, who should be ful ...

  2. CRE budgets HK$2b for retail expansion

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng China Resources Enterprise (CRE), the retail and food and beverage unit of state-backed conglomerate China Resources (Holdings), has budgeted HK$2 billion for its retail business ... overall mainland economy has shown signs of bottoming out and stabilisation following the government's economic stimulus policies,' Chen said. 'The mainland retail industry ...

  3. Mainland retailers see sales jump 21.6pc despite quake

    Posted Jun 14th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing Growth near 9-year high even with shorter May Day break Mainland retail sales shrugged off last month's earthquake and shortened public holiday to grow at nearly the fastest pace in at least nine years, showing further signs China could count on strong domestic spending to cushion a slowdown in exports. Retail sales grew 21.6 per cent year on year in May, ...

  4. Retail investor confidence falls for third quarter

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai Mainland retail investor confidence in the stock market slid for a third consecutive quarter, a central bank survey shows, but some analysts think exiting small ... will be required to restore fragile sentiment among the mainland's many retail investors.' A Shanghai-based fund manager said mutual funds were taking advantage of the panic sell-off, grabbing ...

  5. Retail and travel-related stocks get holiday lift

    Posted May 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anette Jonsson Investors hope to cash in on tourism plays as mainlanders flood Hong Kong Some local retail stocks and travel-related mainland plays were bought up yesterday as investors anticipated the flood of mainlanders hitting the road for the May Day holiday- many with Hong Kong as their destination- would translate into higher company earnings. Fashion retailer Giordano ...

  6. super dating

    Posted Sep 19th 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Speed-dating - in which strangers have just a few minutes to make an impression - may be all the rage these days, but it may soon become a thing of the past. Supermarket Dating, the phenomena that has begun to take Europe by storm, may knock speed-dating ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fast Retailing develop online retail business Taobao, China's largest consumer e-commerce company, has partnered Japanese apparel firm Fast Retailing, which owns the Uniqlo casual-wear brand, on a campaign to grow the mainland's online fashion market. Their joint online sales push will see Taobao power the retail website of Uniqlo, which already has 21 stores ...

  8. China Resources posts 12.3pc drop in profit

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... and declining exports should further dampen the economy. 'Looking forward, [the] retail market will inevitably be affected by the reversal in market sentiment following the recent financial [turmoil],' managing director Mark Chen Shulin said. For the quarter, the company's retail, food-processing and distribution and textile businesses all recorded earnings declines, except ...

  9. Bad harvest and yuan rise push up price of Chinese tea

    Posted Aug 09th 2010, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... are the growing demand in affluent mainland cities for top-quality tea, and a strong yuan, which is expected to appreciate more, some of the city's leading tea houses say. In April and July, retail ... a time lapse for price increases. But the retail price of the popular dark tea had already risen by five to 10 per cent this year from last year due to the overall increase in the price of tea ...

  10. Gourmet shops to spread the Easter spirit

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Some of the city's gourmet food retailers- Great Food Hall, Taste and Gourmet- are tapping into their Easter spirit and donating money to the Post's Homes for Hope ... the campaign was held at Great Food Hall in Pacific Place in Admiralty on Friday. Dan Leonard, retail manager of Great, said it was time to share with Sichuan quake survivors the happiness and goodwill ...




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