Many shops are closed at the Ocean Center in Tsim Sha Tsui on 18 February 2020. About 200 shops under about 50 retailers join this silent protest for scrapping base rent amid of the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: K. Y. Cheng Many shops are closed at the Ocean Center in Tsim Sha Tsui on 18 February 2020. About 200 shops under about 50 retailers join this silent protest for scrapping base rent amid of the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Many shops are closed at the Ocean Center in Tsim Sha Tsui on 18 February 2020. About 200 shops under about 50 retailers join this silent protest for scrapping base rent amid of the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Hong Kong retailers stage unprecedented strike in 14 shopping centres to demand lifeline as foot traffic plunges amid coronavirus outbreak

  • Nearly 200 shops operated by 50 brands closed in 14 shopping centres across Hong Kong, as retailers staged an unprecedented strike to ask for rental cuts
  • Some of the shops said they would shut for 24 hours, while some posted notices of ‘temporary’ closures without a time limit

Topic |   Hong Kong property
Many shops are closed at the Ocean Center in Tsim Sha Tsui on 18 February 2020. About 200 shops under about 50 retailers join this silent protest for scrapping base rent amid of the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: K. Y. Cheng Many shops are closed at the Ocean Center in Tsim Sha Tsui on 18 February 2020. About 200 shops under about 50 retailers join this silent protest for scrapping base rent amid of the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Many shops are closed at the Ocean Center in Tsim Sha Tsui on 18 February 2020. About 200 shops under about 50 retailers join this silent protest for scrapping base rent amid of the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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