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  • Sep 17, 2014
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Company Expansion

Yata vows cheaper food after openings

Although department store chain Yata said it did not expect the yen to decline much more, Yata's chief executive, Daniel Chong Wai-chung, said prices of fresh and prepackaged food at its supermarkets could go down a further 2 to 3 per cent thanks to economies of scale.

Friday, 7 June, 2013, 3:46am

Park Hotel puts Hong Kong at heart of growth plans

Park Hotel Group, controlled by Law Kar-po, is expanding in the city 10 years after it bought the four-star Park Hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui at a bargain price during the Sars outbreak.

2 May 2013 - 3:47am

China Vanke follows rich Chinese to grow abroad

Analysts are expecting more overseas expansion from China Vanke as the mainland's biggest developer prepares to branch out into Singapore, after tapping into the Hong Kong and San Francisco markets this year.

18 Apr 2013 - 5:33am

Fujian broker mulls Hong Kong float in expansion

Industrial Securities, a medium-sized brokerage on the mainland, is considering a listing in Hong Kong as it follows bigger domestic rivals in exploring overseas markets.

12 Apr 2013 - 5:43am

Global brands pause as store sales growth slows on China

Global brands have scaled back their expansion plans on the mainland due to slowing growth in retail sales.

10 Apr 2013 - 5:47am

Retailer to expand circle on mainland China

Convenience Retail Asia, operator of Circle K convenience stores and Saint Honore cake shops, is looking to double the number of Saint Honore outlets in Guangzhou and other surrounding cities to approximately 80 this year.

28 Mar 2013 - 6:31am

Cosco arm may dip toe into leasing

Several banks, including ICBC and Standard Chartered, have launched ship leasing businesses where they retain ownership of vessels and charter them to operators at a daily rate, while the operator is responsible for repairs and crew costs.

21 Feb 2013 - 6:07am

ZTE aims to sharpen focus on US enterprise market

Shenzhen-based ZTE, the world's fifth-largest supplier of telecommunications equipment, expects to accomplish that expansion over the next few years after initially growing its new business segment across the Asia-Pacific region, South America and Africa.

12 Feb 2013 - 5:30am

Boosting DTZ's capabilities a goal for new chief Alva To Yu-hung

Property analyst Alva To Yu-hung is using his personal insights gained from years of experience to strengthen the competitive ability of DTZ in the city following his appointment as managing director of the property consultancy's local operations last October.

6 Feb 2013 - 4:59am

Foreign expansion ambitions to boost China M&A

China's merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is expected to rebound this year, driven mainly by the overseas expansion ambitions of privately owned companies in the retail and consumer goods sector, global accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said yesterday.

31 Jan 2013 - 5:20am