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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

    ... declined 1.7 per cent, according to the Singapore Tourism Board. Singapore's retailers, already facing growing regional competition, are under the most pressure since the Asian financial ... Tourism Board data show Chinese visitors spent S$800 million (HK$4.97 billion) in Singapore in the first quarter, of which almost half was on shopping. Retail brands have expanded into other ...

  2. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Duty-free shopping surges in popularity in China

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by Celine Sun

    ... revenue from the store reached seven billion yuan by March this year. Statistics from the Tax Free World Association show sales revenue from duty-free and tourism retail businesses in Asia-Pacific ...

  3. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Daily items top mainland China tourists' Hong Kong shopping list

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by Sandy Li

    ... year," he said. "Last year, we went to Bangkok and we chose Hong Kong again this year." Figures from the Hong Kong Tourism Board showed 9.87 million tourists arrived in the first two ...

  4. Business - Economy - RETAILING

    Local character 'key to keeping Hong Kong's allure'

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

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Sustainable future as shopping destination depends on retail variety, consultant warns Local character 'key to keeping HK's allure' Hong Kong is losing its edge in attracting mainland shoppers as the city' ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAILING

    Empty shops on the up in Causeway Bay as high rent drives out business

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 05:33am by Yvonne Liu

    ... retailers. Data from the Hong Kong Tourism Board shows visitor arrivals in Hong Kong continue to increase. In November alone there were 4.58 million visitors to the city, up 8.6 per cent year ...

  6. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Hong Kong's status threatened by poor customer service, survey says

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 01:58am by TIFFANY AP

    ... chairman Jean-Michel Dumont, said. He cited high outbound tourism growth from China and the repositioning of stores to shop-within-a-shop concepts. "It's interesting to see how Duty Free ...

  7. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    'Jewellery supermarket' takes off

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 05:19am by TIFFANY AP

    ... is a HK$50 million project backed by the Hong Kong Tourism Board and the Hong Kong Jewellery Association. It spans three floors, housing more than 30 brands of mostly mid-range diamonds, jewellery, ...

  8. Business - Economy - RETAILING

    Chinese tourist spending in Hong Kong still on the rise

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Kong Tourism Board. "Spending [of high-end mainland tourists] in Hong Kong is not down. It's still up against the past quarter but we see the rate of increase is slowing down," ...

  9. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    DFS follows Chinese tourists to boost sales

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... according to China National Tourism Administration. In the first five months of this year, the number of outbound tourists jumped 17.3 per cent year on year to 37 million, on par with the growth ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAILING

    Good times ending for Hong Kong's retail landlords as rents fall

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am by RACHEL BUTT

    ... 2011, data from the United Nations World Tourism Organisation shows. There was a potential risk for the Hong Kong retail market if the shopping style of mainland spenders changed, said Helen ...




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