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  • Sep 16, 2014
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Aeon Stores to freeze expansion in Hong Kong, and switch focus to China

Aeon Stores (Hong Kong), which operates Jusco department stores and supermarkets in the region, said it would divert more resources to the mainland, after posting a 41 per cent drop in net profit last year because of losses in new stores.

Saturday, 16 March, 2013, 3:32am

Aeon to rebrand $10 stores as Jusco Living

'Jusco $10 Plaza', a brand that has been popular among housewives and bargain hunters for 12 years, will only be a memory next month.

Aeon Stores (Hong Kong), operator of the 16 Jusco $10 Plaza stores in the city, said it would raise the price for all products tagged at HK$10 to HK$12 from next month.

24 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

On the shelf

While dining at a new sushi restaurant, a friend and I put a piece of sashimi in our mouths, looked at each other and simultaneously said, 'yuzu kosho'. The sushi chef had used yuzu and green chilli paste and we recognised its strong, distinctive and unforgettable flavour.

13 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Aeon Stores revenue rises but earnings plunge

Aeon Stores (Hong Kong), formerly known as Jusco Stores, said annual revenue in 2009 rose, but profit fell because of significant costs from new store openings and a less-than-satisfactory performance on the mainland.

20 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Questions raised on bag levy timetable

The plastic bag levy will be introduced on July 7 after the Legislative Council's endorsement yesterday, but there are doubts about whether the policy will be ready in time.

Lawmakers passed the resolution - which will see a 50-cent charge for each bag - at about 2am yesterday after a 14-hour debate on the budget.

24 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Saleswoman admits theft of 108 items

A 27-year-old saleswoman who stuffed 108 items into two bags and then walked out of a department store without paying pleaded guilty to theft yesterday. Eastern Court heard that a plain-clothes security guard saw Chu Ying-sui filling the bags inside Jusco at Kornhill Plaza on July 24. She was arrested when she left without paying.

31 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Personal view

Customers are losing out as supermarkets disappear

Some districts in Hong Kong are well-known for their luxury developments and high-flying residents. Others offer more modest housing for people with a simpler lifestyle. Tseung Kwan O, in particular, is known for its recently built government accommodation, which houses a relatively large number of retirees and unemployed.

8 Aug 2007 - 12:00am