A woman walks past a closed restaurant in Causeway Bay, amid the third wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Nora TamA woman walks past a closed restaurant in Causeway Bay, amid the third wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Nora Tam
A woman walks past a closed restaurant in Causeway Bay, amid the third wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong retail sector fortunes polarised as fresh food shops get pandemic boost

  • Shops selling fresh meat and seafood thrived as people avoided restaurants and cooked at home, a trend reflected in rents and prices of premises
  • Clothing stores and jewellers suffered an existential downturn as border restrictions kept tourists away

Topic |   Hong Kong property
A woman walks past a closed restaurant in Causeway Bay, amid the third wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Nora TamA woman walks past a closed restaurant in Causeway Bay, amid the third wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Nora Tam
A woman walks past a closed restaurant in Causeway Bay, amid the third wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Nora Tam
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