Mong Kok Computer Centre

Competing fairs bring bargains for buyers

Gadget geeks are expecting another bargain-packed August as the city's two rival computer groups once again hold overlapping trade fairs.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:11pm

Shops find more not necessarily better

The streets of Mong Kok, the most densely populated district in Hong Kong, teem with shoppers. But for retailers in the area, translating the heavy pedestrian traffic into profits can be a challenge.

28 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Nice little earners

Alice Li Chui-ting's day job is organising polls for a finance magazine, but her heart is in designing fashion accessories. And after years of making costume jewellery on the side, she longed to open a shop selling her work. Last year, she finally realised her dream - but her 'shop' is a display locker.

14 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Funds take aim at shopping centres

Consolidation in the retail market provides an opportunity for institutional investors to boost yields in core areas

The consolidation in the retail investment market last year has not pushed foreign institutional funds away from the sector, but instead has provided them opportunities to buy in busy shopping areas.

14 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Golden Plaza sold for HK$530m

Goldbond Group Holdings has sold Hong Kong's first shopping centre specialising in wedding services, the Golden Plaza in Mong Kok, to an investment fund for HK$530 million.

Shares of Goldbond soared 59.79 per cent or 11.6 HK cents on the news yesterday to close at 31 HK cents. The stock has gained 83 per cent this year.

10 Mar 2007 - 12:00am