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  1. 'We should create whatever they want to shop here, and shop now'

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sensitive in the past but now put greater emphasis on convenience and service. 'People don't seem to have time for daily shopping, and see it as a chore. To encourage consumers to shop ... consumers so they feel at home when shopping in the stores. The longer they stay in store the more they shop.' Mr Li has set up 116 stores in Guangdong, with sales volume reaching 1.5 billion ...

  2. Business - Economy - RETAILING

    'Don't cap visitors, build more shops', retailers urge

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... more shops', retailers urge Retailers have told the government to build more shops rather than restrain the number of mainland visitors, who are continuing to fuel growth in the city's retail sector. The comment came as mainland shoppers boosted retail sales 10.5 per cent year on year to HK$47.7 billion in January, despite the Lunar New Year, a traditional shopping ...

  3. Business - Economy - RETAILING

    Hong Kong shopping malls record bumper new year sales

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Bumper New Year sales at HK malls The cash registers have been ringing loud and fast at Hong Kong shopping centres, with average sales rising 20 per cent ... in locations where supply is unable to satisfy demand, and Pacific Place is one of those locations." Sun Hung Kai Properties said sales at its 12 shopping centres saw a year-on-year 15 per cent ...

  4. Luxury brands pose dilemma for malls

    Posted Apr 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... been notable. Luxury brands are no longer content with residing in the discreet corners of a shopping mall for their elite consumers- they now sit proudly on the ground floor, confident ... clientele and are willing and able to bid for the most prominent retail spaces. But while this phenomenon is plain to see, the figures highlighting the high rents in shopping malls still have ...

  5. Stores act to cut dumping of food

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com The two largest supermarket chains- ParknShop and Wellcome- have acted on criticism of their record on food waste, with one donating items to the needy ... should do more. In an industry first, ParknShop has partnered with Food Angel, a redistribution programme created by the Bo Charity Foundation in March last year. Since early last month, eight ...

  6. Renhe soars on back of strong earnings result

    Posted Apr 27th 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Shares of Renhe Commercial Holdings, the biggest operator and developer of underground shopping centres on the mainland, surged yesterday after reporting earnings had more than doubled. ... yuan, up 36.5 per cent from 2008. The growth mainly came from selling the operating rights to parts of its shopping malls. During the period, the company sold the rights to more than 119,000 ...

  7. Hongkongers always in the mood to shop around

    Posted Jun 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shopping is, thankfully, not an Olympic sport- at least not yet. But if it were, then surely it is one in which Hong Kong would excel. We could expect medals galore. Our city's reputation as a shoppers' paradise is well known. Our malls and markets continue to be a big draw for tourists. And the shopping festival that begins later this month will celebrate our status ...

  8. Trader close to losing the T-shirt off his back

    Posted Nov 14th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The golden days of the hawking industry are long gone, as consumers increasingly prefer shopping at chain stores and multi-storey malls. 'Our business was very good back in the 1970s and 1980s,' said Tang Wing-to, 52, who has sold T-shirts at the Tung Choi Street market for more than 30 years. 'Many locals used to shop at Ladies' Market back then. ...

  9. Money's no object

    Posted Nov 26th 2007, 12:00am by David McNeill

    ... Lab, a bright, airy store in the heart of Tokyo's trendiest shopping district: products on one side, eager customers on the other and, in between, the polite, immaculately turned-out ... with their booty absolutely free. A shop that gives everything away doesn't sound lucrative, but Sample Lab is a major success story, claims Melposnet, the company that runs it. 'We're ...

  10. Rise in mainland shoppers spurs developer to renovate Prince's Building retail podium

    Posted May 14th 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... 25 per cent of the shoppers in our shopping malls came from the mainland,' said Raymond Chow Ming-joe, an executive director at Hongkong Land. 'We found that increasing [numbers of] mainland travellers with higher income choose to go shopping in Central in recent months, as the malls have a greater selection of brands. 'The retail traffic at our shopping malls may be less ...




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