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  1. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Slump in luxury sales offers little hope rents will become affordable for small shop owners

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 11:16pm by DENISE TANG

    ... does not necessarily mean the return of traditional mom-and-pop shops in prime shopping precincts. But stocking hawker Au Yuk-ho, 73, believes she is a step closer to returning to the tiny ... according to a quarterly index compiled by Colliers. "It is still hard to see smaller shops such as wonton noodle stores or bakeries coming back," she said. "If the city wants to see ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1525540/slump-luxury-sales-offers-little-hope-rents-will-become-affordable
  2. News - China - ECONOMY

    Guangdong farmers wait for the bulldozers amid ambitious new-town plans

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:52am by He Huifeng

    ... neighbours, the big concerns are the meagre compensation they have been offered and how they will earn a living in the future. The farmers have been offered a small shop to run as an alternative ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1590430/guangdong-farmers-wait-bulldozers-amid-ambitious-new-town-plans
  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Japan’s economy shrinks in second quarter as sales tax rise hits

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 09:21am by Reuters

    ... a shopping spree before the sales tax rise to 8 per cent from 5 per cent on April 1. A recent run of weak data, including a slump in household spending and tepid output growth in July, has cast doubt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1587657/japans-economy-shrinks-second-quarter-sales-tax-rise-hits
  4. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Retailers seek to keep watch sales ticking amid slowdown

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 03:51am by Amy Nip

    ... which showcases 12 top brands including Audemars Piguet, Bulgari, Chopard and Piaget. Outside the fair, it plans to close smaller shops including a 1,000 square metre outlet on Middle Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. But a store in the Ocean Terminal tourist stronghold will be expanded from 3,000 to 5,000 square metres. A new 3,000 square metre shop will open in Mong Kok. The chain will also move ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584641/retailers-seek-keep-watch-sales-ticking-amid-slowdown
  5. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong retail sales slump by 3.1pc in July as consumers scrimp on luxury

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 05:54pm by Amy Nip

    ... The declines had sparked concerns that the city's retail industry was too geared towards mainland tourists; shops selling essentials had reported doing better than those offering the luxury goods ... until October, with many protests likely to fall on Sundays, a prime shopping day. "I am not against demonstrations. But it is unavoidable that businesses would be affected," she said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581472/hong-kong-retail-sales-slump-31pc-july-consumers-scrimp-luxury
  6. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Would you like a rise with that? How Hong Kong fares on the Big Mac Index

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:50pm by PHILA

    ... The 58-year-old security guard works nights at a Tai Po shopping mall and makes HK$30.20 an hour- 20 cents more than the statutory minimum. "I have asked for a raise, but my company told me I either ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567209/would-you-rise-how-hong-kong-fares-big-mac-index
  7. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Jobless rate could rise if retail sales keep declining, financial secretary warns

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Phila Siu

    ... of the anti-corruption drive Beijing launched in 2012, curbing the spending by officials on luxury gifts. Mak supported the idea of building shopping malls in the border areas, as for many mainlanders the main purpose of visiting Hong Kong was to shop. Not only would building malls help the economy, it would also shift visitors from crowded central districts to border areas. Commenting on the recent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528229/jobless-rate-could-rise-if-retail-sales-keep-declining-financial
  8. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Slide in Hong Kong’s retail sales continues in June with 6.9pc drop

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 11:36pm by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Mainland corruption crackdown blamed for falling demand at Hong Kong's high-end shops Slide in city's retail sales continues with 6.9pc drop The grim ... people from their shopping. Bank of East Asia chief economist Paul Tang Sai-on said the drop in department store sales on top of jewellery sales indicated a general weakening in the purchasing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1563784/slide-citys-retail-sales-continued-june-69pc-drop
  9. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Restaurants serving locals keep up sales amid drop in tourist spending

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:03am by Amy Nip

    ... professional expected a 5 per cent drop in rent for street-level shops in tourist districts. The decrease would be bigger- between 5 per cent and 10 per cent- for Causeway Bay as mainlanders on day ... said. While the shopping boom of the last few years had pushed street-level restaurants to move to upper floors, Mak said it was too early to tell if they would be able to return to prominent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1563780/restaurants-serving-locals-keep-sales-amid-drop-tourist-spending
  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Outsized conglomerates weigh on Korea's growth

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by William Pesek

    ... shop tomorrow, the equivalent of 25 per cent of South Korea's GDP would vanish. Is it any wonder Koreans joke that they hail from the Republic of Samsung? Handing off such an economically ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1539898/outsized-conglomerates-weigh-koreas-growth

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