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Wellcome shopper jailed for spending $1.2m in fake coupons

A pier worker who used fake supermarket coupons to launder HK$1.2 million was jailed for 21 months yesterday.

Saturday, 23 February, 2013, 4:14am

New Hong Kong Competition Law could break dominance of two chains

Like many people living in Hong Kong's big residential estates, Mrs Hui has access to only one chain supermarket in the shopping arcade downstairs from her North Point flat.

31 Jan 2013 - 11:43am 9 comments

Wellcome throws Christmas cake-off for sick children

While festive shoppers sweep food off store shelves in preparation for holiday feasts, a supermarket chain has demonstrated its sense of family values by hosting a Christmas party for sick children and their families.

20 Dec 2012 - 4:00am

After boycotting big business, Pong targets Legco seat

Consumer crusader Pong Yat-ming has already gone beyond his goal of boycotting the city's property giants for a year. And now the activist is taking his one-man battle against tycoon power a step further, by running for a Legislative Council seat.

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

On a warning that a higher retirement age for civil servants will reduce job openings for young people:

13 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Lai See

Public input welcome, as long as it favours Airport Authority's plans

29 May 2012 - 12:00am

Most vegetables 'contaminated'

Almost every vegetable sample taken from major supermarket outlets in a recent survey contained pesticides - in one case seven times over the safety limit - Greenpeace said yesterday.

Eleven of the 12 samples taken from ParknShop, Wellcome and Jusco in February contained residues of various types of pesticides.

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

Little monsters

Supermarket shopping used to be a relatively quiet sport. You'd meander up the aisles, list in one hand, trolley handle in the other, interrupted only by the gentle refrain of the in-store radio informing you of a never-to-be-repeated offer on peanut oil in aisle three.

13 May 2012 - 12:00am

Longing for the personal touch

Luciano Benetton, the founder and driving force behind the clothing chain that bears his name, has announced he will retire. He is one of the great retail gurus and has shown the nature of this sector, which is dependent on the vision and abilities of a few key players.

30 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Fix is in on supermarket shelves, study suggests

Lawmakers have accused the two leading supermarket chains of colluding on prices, after a study found that the cost of products went up and down at the same time at both ParknShop and Wellcome.

12 Apr 2012 - 12:00am