Fine wine merchant may not sell you all the cases you want

Raymond Bera, of distribution company Omtis, says that some of his customers know more about wine than he does. Photo: Dickson Lee

Even at the age of 71, Omtis managing director and fine wine distributor Raymond Bera remembers vividly the day he arrived in Hong Kong.

Wednesday, 19 February, 2014, 4:41pm

Luxury brands put own hands on deck

Burberry is one of several luxury brands that have dispensed with mainland agents to run their shops themselves. Photo: Bloomberg

Luxury brands are increasingly reclaiming distribution rights from their mainland agents to assert tighter control of sales channels and better meet the growing sophistication of shoppers in the world's biggest luxury market.

The latest example is British fashion house Jimmy Choo, which has acquired its China business from partner Kutu.

7 Jan 2013 - 4:31am

Video rental wrangle resolved as film distributors lower demands

A dispute over movie rental fees appeared to be resolved yesterday when film distributors agreed to lower their wholesale charges to video rental shops.

This has also given the green light to gazetting of copyright legislation this week.

Distributors had wanted shops to pay them up to 100 per cent of a video disc's wholesale price each time they rented it out.

26 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Distributor seeks regional marketing manager

This is your chance to make a mark at a Fortune 500 company.

Avnet, a B2B distributor of semiconductors, interconnect, passive and electromechanical components, enterprise network, computer equipment and embedded subsystems from leading manufacturers is on the hunt for a regional marketing manager, Asia-Pacific.

1 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Position for insurance manager with vision

Excellent career prospects and attractive remuneration await an experienced insurance manager with a knack for making relationships and the vision to take a business to new heights.

A pioneer in managed health-care development and a leading player in the travel and medical insurance markets wants to employ an assistant general manager.

22 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Vendors sticking to clean-up deadline

I refer to the letter from R. J. Campbell headlined 'Vendors littering with impunity' (South China Morning Post, May 2), concerning the litter problem caused by newspaper distributors operating in Central district.

Central has long been one of the newspaper-distribution centres in Hong Kong.

25 May 2001 - 12:00am