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Winning employee ventures beyond call of duty

The winner representing Pricerite Stores has gone the extra mile in providing service with sincerity and maintaining long-term relationships with individual customers.

Friday, 18 June, 2010, 12:00am

B&Q to open smaller outlets in HK

Move by global DIY retailer may threaten local players

B&Q Asia, a unit of Kingfisher - the world's third-largest home improvement retailer, plans to add smaller stores for the first time in Hong Kong next year and aims to adopt the same strategy in Beijing and Shanghai.

19 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

The secret to success lies in sales

Patience, persistence, creativity and care are all part of a day's work for Hong Kong's professionals

When you walk into a shop, how do you decide whether or not you like the company?

It all depends on the sales staff, according to Daryl Lai, executive director of LifeZtore.

2 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Winning words

winning words


'Dare to try new ways of selling. Failures are not forever. Take on challenges and learn from your experiences.'

Alice Fung Li-ping, Pricerite

'When customers give unreasonable or irrational comments about the products, do not object to them right away.'

Steven Leung Chi-shing, Pricerite

2 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

More shops sign up for campaign against plastic bags

The number of stores taking part in 'No Plastic Bag Day' has snowballed to more than 1,100 as more retail chains sign on to the campaign.

CR Care, Pricerite, Bonjour and Sasa will join the likes of Wellcome, ParknShop, CR Vanguard, Watsons and Mannings in discouraging the use of plastic bags on April 15 by not providing them unless they are requested by customers.

6 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

CASH snaps up furniture stores

Brokerage Celestial Asia Securities Holdings (CASH) has agreed to buy furniture retailers from its associate company for up to $140 million in a move aimed at better delineating the group's businesses.

23 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Rents not right for Pricerite

Household products and furniture retailer Pricerite Group says about 30 per cent of its leases are up for renewal this year with some landlords wanting to double rents.

19 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Furnisher sees positive fallout from property slip

Chitaly Holdings, which owns the largest mainland furniture franchisee network, expects to benefit from a likely slowdown in China's real-estate market as authorities move to curb surging property prices.

The main-board listed firm believed the move could fuel home-buying interest if property prices fell to a more affordable level.

21 Jun 2004 - 12:00am