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  1. Size the limit

    Posted Aug 04th 2010, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... larger sizes because her clientele is specific, whereas local retailers have to cater to the majority. 'The Caucasian expat community represents less than 10 per cent of the Hong Kong ... they represent the majority of their customer base,' she says. In addition, ordering larger sizes can pose potential problems for retailers in the long run since many say their large-sized items ...

  2. China's sports brands go for offshore retail gold

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jingnan said. Another Chinese sportswear retailer, 361 Degrees, sealed deals with the Olympic committees of Belorussia, Croatia, and three other countries, to provide uniforms for committee ... sportswear retailers, have focused more on Chinese teams. Li Ning has provided competition uniforms for the Chinese shooting, gymnastics, table tennis, badminton and diving teams; while all ...

  3. PERFECT retail therapy

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... On a sunny Thursday afternoon in Paris, a queue was snaking down the Rue de Rivoli, outside the Museum of Decorative Arts located in the Louvre Museum building. Photographer Jean-Paul Goude, who made Grace Jones an international icon and put Vanessa Parad ...

  4. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Boutique owner Gary Wong is tailor-made for tough fashion market

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... but also many fast-fashion retailers such as Zara, H&M and Topshop. Meanwhile, we are also rivals of luxury brands, which are investing heavily in marketing in China. Our prices are not cheap. ...

  5. Fashion retail giants eye stake in Giordano

    Posted Jun 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng and Wong Ka-chun Extensive store network attracts Esprit, Zara and Uniqlo Three global clothing retail giants are separately considering buying a substantial stake in Hong Kong-listed Giordano International, according to sources. Esprit Holdings and Spanish retailer Zara are the latest comers in the quest for a stake in one of Asia's largest clothing chains, ...

  6. Retail plays strengthened by tourism trend

    Posted Jan 16th 2004, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Analysts have revised upwards their earnings forecasts for leading retailers' stocks as the growth in the number of mainland tourists coming to Hong Kong continues unabated and domestic consumption improves. Most brokerages expect to see stronger earnings growth for retailers such as Esprit Holdings, Sa Sa International, Dickson Concepts (International) and Giordano ...

  7. H&M entry to shake up apparel retail sector

    Posted Feb 26th 2007, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng Mass-market players already reeling from falling sales may bear the brunt The arrival in Hong Kong next month of aggressively expanding apparel retailer H&M of Sweden could have a big impact on some local retailers that are already reeling from shrinking profitability. In preparation for the opening of two stores in Hong Kong, H&M is rolling out its big ...

  8. Esprit chief cuts stake in retailer for $1.2b

    Posted Oct 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The chairman of Esprit Holdings has reduced his stake in the fashion retailer by 4.2 per cent following a sharp pick-up in the firm's share price in recent months. A source said after the market closed yesterday, Michael Ying Lee-yuen sold about 50 million shares at $23.94 each, raising $1.2 billion. The shares were sold through a placement to several domestic and international ...

  9. In your closet: Pascale Tose

    Posted Jan 21st 2008, 12:00am by Pin Lee

    ... Pin Lee Wardrobe staple? A warm scarf, all year round. What would you never throw out? My wedding dress, my mother's and grandmother's fur coats and all the hand-knitted items I've made myself over the years. Fashion no-nos? Nude ankle stoc ...

  10. Len Druskin

    Posted Jul 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Candy Soo Where? Len Druskin is in Edina, a southwestern suburb of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Incidentally, in the 1950s, Edina shoppers became the first in the United States to enjoy a climate-controlled, enclosed shopping mall: the Southdale Centre. Who? The boutique was founded by Len Druskin, who has almost 30 years of experience in the fashion retail business. The boutique is now run ...




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