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  1. Shops find more not necessarily better

    Posted Sep 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... pedestrian traffic into profits can be a challenge. 'Of course there are thousands of potential shoppers walking on the streets. But there are also many shops, and how to attract buyers into your shop can be a problem,' said Edgar Yung, owner of Colour@life, which sells trendy groceries from South Korea and Japan. Yung opened a 1,000 square foot shop on the seventh floor ...

  2. Shop owners set to cash in as strong sales drive up prices

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... and take profit, according to agents. Among those cashing in is SHK Hong Kong Industries, formerly Yu Ming Investment, which says it will sell its 127 shops in the Argyle Centre in Mong Kok. It will test the market with a batch of 16 second-floor shops ranging in size from 110 sq ft to 470 sq ft, and is looking for prices up to HK$132,000 per square foot. 'If it achieves these prices ...

  3. High rents force shop owners to move on

    Posted Feb 14th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... owns the one on Shanghai Street, and it will be closing this week because of high rents and the shift in fashion trends. Chung Hing is not the only store surrendering to the rent rise. A shop that has been selling traditional food in Causeway Bay for 29 years has to relocate because a watch-seller is willing to rent it for 42 per cent more. The old shop has no luxury goods, but fridges ...

  4. Tourists advised to stick to shopping malls

    Posted Jun 10th 2009, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Phyllis Tsang and Ada Lee Tourists are being advised to visit shopping malls instead of the popular open pedestrian area in Mong Kok after the three acid attacks, as the tourism industry ... for Shenzhen after the incident. Hong Kong Inbound Tour Operators Association chairman Simon Hau Suk-kei said tour operators were temporarily advising tourists go to go to shopping malls in Mong Kok ...

  5. Shops, restaurants and hotels looking to cash in on high-speed rail link

    Posted Jan 04th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... to the city, tourism trade observers say. Given that first-time mainland travellers generally tend to spend more and stay longer in the city than the typical tourist or repeat visitors, shops ... Chanting slogans and waving banners, they marched from a park in Tai Kok Tsui to the shopping precinct in Mong Kok, passing through some of the areas that would be affected by the project. ...

  6. Eight seafood shops raided after new sales law introduced

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... trade practices came into effect on Monday. Nine men - shop owners and operators - were arrested when 70 police and customs officers raided eight Chinese-medicine and dried-seafood shops in Tsim ... publicised the new law, prompting Mr Lau to say: 'I don't think these shops are ignorant.' He said shops were intentionally displaying unclear and misleading price tags. The goods ...

  7. Officer says he bought grenades at toy shop

    Posted Feb 24th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Customs officer Poon Cheuk-yin, 27, on trial in Kwun Tong Court yesterday for possession of prohibited goods, said he bought five grenades police seized from his flat at a Mong Kok toy shop. Police said the grenades contained explosive sulfur powder. Poon, who has pleaded not guilty, said he thought they would only produce mist. The case was adjourned to March 26. ...

  8. Shop, in the name of love? No, we broke the mould

    Posted Feb 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Flower shops complained there were far fewer expensive orders to deliver to offices. But it also meant many lovers - or at least those who work five days a week - had an entire day to spend ...

  9. TST piazza to include 5-storey shopping mall

    Posted Jun 18th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Scarlett Chiang and Peter So A tenth of the multi-purpose piazza proposed for the site of the bus terminus in Tsim Sha Tsui will be turned into a shopping mall, with buildings up to five ... to the private sector. Paul Zimmerman, a founding member of Designing Hong Kong, said it would be a good idea to provide refreshment services for tourists, but the site did not need shops. After a round ...

  10. Out shopping

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of fabric. Shop 1059, Elements, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2196 8286. ...




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