The former home of watch maker Tissot on Russell Street is now occupied by a phone and computer accessories vendor. Photo: Pearl Liu. The former home of watch maker Tissot on Russell Street is now occupied by a phone and computer accessories vendor. Photo: Pearl Liu.
The former home of watch maker Tissot on Russell Street is now occupied by a phone and computer accessories vendor. Photo: Pearl Liu.

Hong Kong protests and coronavirus see Prada, Tissot make way for cheap phone store on world’s most expensive shopping street

  • With rents plunging amid an exodus of high-end fashion brands, the famously exclusive Russell Street in Causeway Bay is welcoming a humbler type of retailer
  • One shop that used to house Swiss watch maker Tissot is now home to a mobile phone accessories vendor paying just 6 per cent of what its predecessor forked out in monthly rent

Topic |   Hong Kong property
The former home of watch maker Tissot on Russell Street is now occupied by a phone and computer accessories vendor. Photo: Pearl Liu. The former home of watch maker Tissot on Russell Street is now occupied by a phone and computer accessories vendor. Photo: Pearl Liu.
The former home of watch maker Tissot on Russell Street is now occupied by a phone and computer accessories vendor. Photo: Pearl Liu.
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