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  1. Business - Economy - RETAIL

    Hong Kong protests put huge dent in Asia luxury goods sales

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:05am by AFP

    ... of reasons, including a military-backed coup in Thailand in May. Singapore had seen luxury goods clients cut by a fifth, according to Bain. But the biggest dent in the sector is likely to come from ...

  2. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    French retail giant says it will leave Singapore by year's end

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 04:16pm by AFP

    ... Carrefour said on Tuesday that it was pulling out of Singapore with the closure of its two existing outlets in the city-state by the end of this year. The French retail giant was the first to introduce the hypermarket concept in Singapore with the opening of its first store in 1997. But Carrefour has found it tough to penetrate Singapore’s market of 5.2 million people largely because ...

  3. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Disposal seen as margins play by Li Ka-shing

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... billion from a spin-off of its ports assets in Singapore. But the stock of the business trust has been trading 25 per cent below the offer price of US$1.01 since flotation. "We believe ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAIL

    Kowloon malls eye Kai Tak cruise visitors

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... visitors to their shops. The Mariner of the Seas will be the first ship to dock at the terminal, arriving from Singapore today after stopping off at Vietnam. The 3,000 passengers will stay ...

  5. Comment - Blogs - RETAIL

    Store review: Bookazine, Exchange Square

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:05pm by Jason Y Ng

    ... Jason Y Ng There used to be two types of bookstores in Hong Kong: Anglophone booksellers like Dymocks and Kelly & Walsh, and Chinese-language ones run by local publishing houses, such as Commercial Press and Joint Publishing. Then came the behemoths. Relatively recently, Singapore’s Page One and Taiwan’s Eslite entered the already crowded book market with megastores that can rival ...

  6. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Vacheron Constantin expands production to meet Asia demand

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... distribution channels were better established than in cities such as Singapore. "The boutique concept was first introduced to Hong Kong, which has been [a] blockbuster [success]," he said, adding a well-trained sales force can also better educate customers. "Apart from better distribution, factors like more active connoisseurs and collectors helped Hong Kong surpass Singapore ...

  7. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Aeon buys Carrefour Malaysia assets

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... are possible in South-East Asia, he said. Carrefour has agreed to sell its Colombian stores to Chilean retailer Cencosud and plans to exit Singapore by the end of the year. The French retailer may ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    World's 'biggest floating book sale' anchors at Ocean Terminal

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... by Hedy Bok Its destinations in the past two years include the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, India and Sri Lanka. Operated by the German Christian non-profit group GBA Ships e.V. since 1970, ...

  9. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Wine merchant Berry Brothers & Rudd sets up shop in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... is definitely a sign of our strong commitment to the region." The company also has operations in Japan and Singapore, but Berry said Hong Kong was an ideal location from which to expand ...

  10. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Giordano sees lower rents in store for Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... in the first half, compared with a 3 per cent sales rise in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Sales in other areas, such as Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, grew 4 per cent from a year earlier. ...




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