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  1. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    759 Store chief to launch 'traditional take on e-commerce'

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:23am by TIFFANY AP

    ... shops, make-up, toys and wonton noodle shops, admitted that there were considerable challenges to doing online retailing in Hong Kong, including high labour costs, traffic concerns and training frontline staff. "The traffic is bad … [you don't want] delivery van guys who smoke and throw their cigarette butts everywhere," Lam said. Richard McKenzie from retail consultancy ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAILING

    Hysan Development ready to seize opportunities in luxury market

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 05:21am by Yvonne Liu

    ... have begun to downsize and cut store numbers," Lau said. To Hysan's advantage, these brands would now focus on locations that offered sufficient shopper traffic, retail sales ...

  3. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Shake-up in money transfer business looms with Wal-Mart's new service

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 01:09am by AP

    ... access to banks. The company already offers prepaid cards, cheque cashing services and tax preparation services. The retailer is aggressively trying to increase foot traffic in its stores after ...

  4. 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

    ... facilities near the border control point at Lok Ma Chau to capitalise on growing commuter traffic in the delta region, according to property consultants. They also raised attention to Macau. ... said. Thomas Lam, the head of research and consultancy for Greater China at Knight Frank, said establishing a shopping centre at the border was a viable option to capture passenger traffic ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - RETAILING

    Rise of online shopping forces mainland malls into rethink

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 04:34am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Mainland operators providing more entertainment and food and beverage outlets to boost customer traffic as internet market booms Online shopping surge forces ... traffic. The winners in the mainland battle for customers will be the best-located shopping centres in prime districts, while super-sized malls in remoter areas will battle to maintain rentals, ...

  6. 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

    ... on year. It is a safe bet that a fair number of those visitors made their way to Causeway Bay and other shopping precincts. But, despite the traffic, an increasing number of shops in areas ...

  7. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Walmart keeps on expansion path in China

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 01:38am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... smartly to get the logistics right and maintain margin. "Rising salaries for delivery workers, heavy traffic, consumer demand for quick and cheap delivery make it very hard to handle order ...

  8. News - World - RETAILING

    Black Friday bargain hunt marked by shootings and brawls in United States

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 06:24am by AP, AFP, NYT

    ... Hottovy. "Traffic is down a little bit," said Hottovy, noting that some shoppers may also have stayed away due to cold weather and increased online shopping. Retailers have been pushing ...

  9. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    DFS follows Chinese tourists to boost sales

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

    ... last year, the agency said. Imagine if we can divert 1 per cent of the traffic in the airport to our shops Michael Schriver, DFS Hong Kong remained the biggest tourist destination for mainland ... from the three previous duty-free operators at the airport. To direct more traffic to its shops at the airport, DFS has installed two "Lan Kwai Fong bars" at the east and west ...

  10. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Shopping with an artistic twist

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 11:46am by Yvonne Liu

    ... from previous levels, while office rents recorded 30 per cent growth. Our rental income has risen 30 per cent," he said, adding that foot traffic had doubled to one million shoppers ...




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