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  1. Business - Economy - RETAILING

    The not-so-Great Singapore Sale: Mainland shoppers say Hong Kong is better value

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:25am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore Mainland Chinese shoppers discover how a strong dollar, labour costs and a sales tax in the city state mean it's cheaper to go to Hong Kong Retailers billed it as the Great Singapore Sale. Chinese tourist Zhu Liang bought into it, only to regret it afterwards. "We will never come here again to shop on purpose," said Zhu, a 35-year-old businessman ...

  2. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Giordano net profit falls as clothing fails to impress

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 01:09am by TIFFANY AP

    ... chief executive Peter Lau Kwok-kuen. "In Singapore, the sales drop was really substantial. The merchandise we brought into Singapore for last several seasons was a little bit too fancy ...

  3. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    New e-commerce service takes challenge to rival Alibaba

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:27am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com New e-commerce service takes challenge to Alibaba Shanghai Media Group and Singapore-based YuuZoo are due to launch this week a new social media and e-commerce platform to challenge Alibaba Group's online shopping market leader Tmall.com. "We are very optimistic that we can be one of the top social e-commerce players in the [mainland] ...

  4. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Prada shares sold off on earnings slide for first quarter

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 01:13am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Wholesale turnover fell 25 per cent as the company withdraws from department stores to improve its image. "Europe, Hong Kong, Korea, and Singapore were all hit by subdued Chinese tourists, ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAILING

    Hong Kong property experts call for new tack to lure shoppers

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:39am by Peggy Sito, Sandy Li

    ... according to a CBRE survey. In 2012, many international brands expanded through branches in the city but the number declined last year, while Singapore and Vietnam saw increasing number of global ...

  6. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Slowing China demand eats into Giordano profit

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:15pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... continued to see challenging market conditions across our global operations. Volatility in consumer demand has been significant in mainland China, Taiwan and Singapore and this has affected our ...

  7. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    New HMV owner sets his ambitions beyond music

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... owner sets his ambitions beyond music The new owner of the Hong Kong and Singapore outlets of the iconic British music retail chain HMV has two targets: to acquire more local rivals ... Morning Post. He was speaking after his firm announced earlier this month that it had acquired HMV's businesses in Hong Kong and Singapore and obtained the right to expand HMV ...

  8. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Delifrance back in China after 20 years

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... some 30 years ago and which now manages the brand in the form of cafes, bistros and wholesale bakery in the region including Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. "It doesn't take ...

  9. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Profit dictates store size at Sa Sa

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... will take the total to 291. Ten will be opened in Hong Kong and Macau, where the total will become 110, and the rest will go to Singapore, Malaysia and Taiwan. He declined to give a timetable ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAILING

    More than 50 global retail brands set up shop in Hong Kong in 2012

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... the number of new entrants to second-placed Singapore, which lured 27 new retail entrants last year. Third in the rankings was Tokyo, where 24 new retailers opened stores in the city, followed by Ho ...




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